Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Oakland University

Position ID: 565-AP [#13495, 15578]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Rochester, Michigan 48309, United States [map]
Subject Area: continuous mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/02/15 (posted 2019/01/11, listed until 2019/07/11)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the area of continuous mathematics, beginning Fall Semester 2019. Responsibilities of this position include teaching, research, contribution to the Department’s Ph.D. program in applied mathematics, and other department, university and professional service. A typical faculty teaching load is two courses per semester. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics (or its requirements completed) by August 31, 2019.

The primary selection criteria will be an applicant’s potential for quality research and effective teaching in support of the Department’s instructional responsibilities including all levels of undergraduate mathematics as well as graduate mathematics. Amongst applicants who are found highly qualified with respect to these criteria, preference will be given to those in continuous mathematics and those with strong research collaboration with members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, including areas of PDEs, Numerical Analysis, and Dynamical Systems. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 23 full-time faculty members, who have research strengths in pure and applied mathematics and statistics. The Department offers baccalaureate degrees in mathematics, statistics, and actuarial science; Master’s degrees in mathematics, industrial and applied mathematics, and applied statistics; and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematical Sciences with concentrations in the three different areas of continuous mathematics, discrete mathematics and statistics. In addition, the Department teaches a full range of service courses to students in the sciences, engineering, business and education programs. Further information about the Department and the current research interests of its faculty can be obtained at its website:

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor's degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

To apply, go online to A cover letter, a vita and publication list, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for application), a research statement, a diversity statement, and a teaching statement must be uploaded at this site. The cover letter should include the names and email addresses of at least three references. At least one of the letters of reference should address the teaching effectiveness and potential of the candidate. Also include teaching evaluations from faculty and students if available.

With inquiries please contact Distinguished Professor Meir Shillor Chair, Faculty Search Committee Department of Mathematics and Statistics Oakland University
 Rochester, MI 48309-4485 Phone: (248) 370-3438 Fax: (248) 370-4184
 E-mail: (Preferred!)

Applications should be completed by February 15, 2019 to ensure full consideration. Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Contact: Meir Shillor, (248) 370-3438, (248) 370-4184 (fax)
Postal Mail:
146 Library Dr
554 MSC
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Oakland University

Rochester, MI 48309
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