SUNY at Oswego, Mathematics

Position ID: 1246-VAPS19 [#14017, 111766]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Oswego, New York 13126, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (offers accepted 2019/06/13, finished 2020/03/01, listed until 2019/08/26)
Position Description:    

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State University of New York at Oswego

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position.


Job Description

Date Posted: June 13, 2019

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Date of Appointment: August 2019

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Visa sponsorship not available for this position.


Benefit Information:  The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.    

We are a collegial department of 19 full-time faculty, offering a BA in Mathematics and BS in Applied Mathematics, plus a joint program BS in Applied Mathematical Economics, minors in Applied Statistics and in Mathematics, and concentrations for future childhood and adolescent teachers. About 18 majors graduate each year, in addition to graduates concentrating in adolescent mathematics education. We are dedicated to engaging teaching and to high standards in all of our courses. Faculty are expected to work closely with students and to stay active in the profession.

Description of Responsibilities: The Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) of Mathematics will teach a broad range of undergraduate mathematics courses, including developmental mathematics, calculus, introductory applied statistics, and upper division courses in mathematics. The VAP will hold office hours, assist individual students outside class, advise students, and work with students on projects. Active participation in the life of the department and the college is expected, as is a program of active contributions in the profession; these contributions may include research and publications, grant work, presentations, and/or work in professional organizations. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, with reductions for teaching large sections.

In addition, the Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, a commitment to undergraduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.



Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in the mathematical sciences
  • Commitment to working with students of diverse backgrounds

 Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Mathematics
  • Teaching experience at the college-level (possibly as a graduate teaching assistant)
  • Training and experience teaching introductory applied statistics

Application Instructions

Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, CV/resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically by following this link:


Additional Information

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:


Professor Scott Preston, Search Committee Chair



Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered.  Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.


About SUNY Oswego

Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive university located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse.  One of 13 comprehensive colleges in the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system, SUNY Oswego is recognized nationally for its academic quality, focus on student success outcomes, and the growing diversity of its student body. Ranked 11th among public master's-level universities in the 2019 "Top Regional Universities in the North" by U.S. News and World Report, SUNY Oswego is also recognized among Princeton Review's Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast - an honor bestowed on the college every year since 2003.

Inspired by a shared commitment to excellence and the desire to transcend traditional higher education boundaries, SUNY Oswego provides a transformative experience to 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  The college offers preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education, and its success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity across the entire campus community. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please click here to see our full non-discrimination policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing 

For Campus Safety information, please click here to see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery).

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Click here for further policy details, including education and cessation resources.

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Contact: Professor Scott Preston, 315-312-2756
Postal Mail:
398 Shineman
30 Centennial Drive
SUNY Oswego
Oswego, NY 13126
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