Oregon State University, Mathematics

Position ID: OregonStMath-2020TTOSU [#14613]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Corvallis, Oregon 97331-4605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/28, finished 2020/06/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics, part of the College of Science at Oregon State University, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure track Assistant Professor in Mathematics. Priority will be given to candidates who have a proven record of success in research in areas of Analysis, Probability, or Mathematical Biology.

The primary mission of the OSU Department of Mathematics is to provide education to undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics and to conduct research and scholarly activities in basic and applied areas of mathematics and mathematics education. The department offers PhD, MS, and BS degrees in Mathematics and has a growing student body of about 70 graduate students and more than 250 undergraduate majors. The College of Science provides a core instructional role at OSU, supporting the ideals of learning, discovery, and engagement that are the foundation of a land-grant university. The College embraces instruction and research, in disciplines ranging from the mathematical and physical sciences to the life sciences that are based in unbiased inquiry and a dedication to discovery and innovation. The College of Science is committed to partnering with industry and public agencies to address some of the most compelling challenges of today and tomorrow. The College of Science is an essential partner for three of the university’s world-class research centers, namely the Linus Pauling Institute, the Hatfield Marine Science Center, and the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing.

We actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment. OSU provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity and building community. All faculty members are responsible for helping to maintain and enhance OSU’s collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. For further explanation of OSU’s vision and principles, please see information on the Institutional Diversity page at Oregon State University, specifically their goals captured in their Strategic Plan at


We are particularly encouraging applications to this position from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Interested candidates should complete their application at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/83961. For full consideration, applications should be completed by October 31 2019. Candidates should have a PhD in Mathematics or a related field by the anticipated starting date of September 16 2020.

At the time of application, candidates will be asked to upload the following documents: • Cover letter including the names of four reviewers, one of which should speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities. • Candidate’s Curriculum Vitae. • Research statement, preferably limited to 3 pages, detailing the candidate current and future research interests and plans. • Teaching statement, preferably limited to 3 pages, with specific details about instructional philosophy and experience and illustrating commitment to teaching excellence. • Diversity statement, preferably limited to 3 pages, detailing personal experience and reflections illustrating how the candidate would contribute to the OSU commitment to diversity, multiculturalism and community. • Copies of up to 3 published papers or manuscripts representative of the candidate’s research.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Mathematics Department
Oregon State University
368 Kidder Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331

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