Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Oakland University

Position ID: 565-ASSTPROF [#8297]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Rochester, Michigan 48309, United States [map]
Subject Area: Dynamical Systems
Application Deadline: 2016/01/15 finished (posted 2015/12/01, finished 2016/07/17, listed until 2016/09/01)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of dynamical systems, beginning Fall Semester 2016. 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. (or its requirements completed) in the targeted area by August 31, 2016.

The primary selection criteria will be an applicant’s potential for quality research and effective teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Among applicants who are found highly qualified with respect to these criteria, preference will be given to those with evidence of experience or potential in developing research links or student projects that lead to external funding, as well as to those who can enhance research collaboration within the Department or complement the research areas of the Department.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 27 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, a state-assisted institution located 25 miles north of downtown Detroit, is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a doctoral/research university. The university offers over 130 bachelor’s degree programs and over 120 graduate degree and certificate programs to more than 20,000 students. Oakland University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM. Further information about the university is available at its website:

To apply, go online to A cover letter, a vita and publication list, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for application), a research statement and a teaching statement must be uploaded at this site. In addition, names and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation must be provided at this site. The application system will then contact the letter writers via email and provide them with instructions for uploading. Please direct any questions to:

Professor Kevin T. Andrews

Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Oakland University
 Rochester, MI 48309-4485

Phone: (248) 370-4025

Fax: (248) 370-4184


Applications should be completed by January 15, 2016 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: Professor Kevin Andrews, 248-370-4025, 248-370-4184 (fax)
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Oakland University
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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