University of Oklahoma, Mathematics

Position ID: OU-VAP [#13363]
Position Title: Visiting Professor in Mathematics
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Norman, Oklahoma 73019, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/01/31help popup finished (2018/12/12, finished 2019/03/15, listed until 2019/04/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The University of Oklahoma
The Department of Mathematics 

Visiting Position in Geometry and Topology 

The University of Oklahoma is looking to hire a 1-year visiting faculty member in Geometry and Topology for the 2019-20 academic year. Preference will be given to candidates who work in Riemannian geometry but strong candidates from all areas of Geometry and Topology are encouraged to apply. We are seeking to expand upon the strengths of our Geometry and Topology group. In addition to this position, we are in the process of recruiting for two tenure-track positions in Geometry and Topology, one of which is intended to open new horizons in mathematical research especially bridging the gap between topology/geometry and data science. Normal duties consist of teaching two courses per semester, conducting research, and rendering service to the department and the profession. 


For full consideration, applicants should send a completed AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, a description of current and planned research, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and have three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must address the applicant's teaching experience and proficiency). Applicants are encouraged to submit these materials through MathJobs, However, they may also be mailed to: 

Search Committee
 Department of Mathematics 
The University of Oklahoma
 601 Elm, PHSC 423 
Norman, OK 73019-0315 

Phone: 405-325-6711 
FAX: 405-325-7484 

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is closed on MathJobs. 

Additional information 

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. 

In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit for more information.

 The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
601 Elm, PHSC 423
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK 73019-0315

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