Oregon State University, Mathematics

Position ID: OregonStMath-VISITMATHED2022 [#19874]
Position Title: Visiting Professor Math Ed
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Corvallis, Oregon 97331-4605, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: 2022/06/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/04/18, finished 2022/12/03)
Position Description:    

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

Oregon State University invites applications for one full-time 9-month visiting faculty position in the area of Mathematics Education, beginning September 16, 2022. Professorial rank and salary commensurate with experience.  Full consideration May 15. 

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 pure 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. 

OSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer with an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community. We actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. All faculty members are responsible for helping to maintain and enhance OSU’s collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity.

Instructions to the applicants: 
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application. Note that in order to be considered for the position, you are required to also submit your application on the Oregon State University Jobs Website https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/117490

1) Cover Letter (limit 1 page): Summarize your qualifications and interest in the position. 

2) Curriculum Vitae: Please list your education, relevant appointments, research publications, teaching experience, funding, and other activities relevant to the position. 

3) Statement of Research (5 pages limit): Describe your research interests and main results; discuss these results in the context of larger problems in Analysis or Mathematics in general. 

4) Statement of Teaching: (3 page limit): Describe your teaching philosophy and approaches and how these relate to your own teaching experience; discuss possible ideas of contributing to OSU’s teaching mission at undergraduate and graduate levels. 

5) Diversity Statement: (3 page limit): Describe your experience developing strategies for educational and professional advancement of students, faculty, or staff in underrepresented groups; list your efforts to advance equitable access and diversity in education or research, e.g. through participation in activities such as recruitment, retention, mentoring, or advising of underrepresented students, faculty or staff; discuss ideas about possible ways of contribution to diversity efforts if employed at OSU (see https://science.oregonstate.edu/diversity-plan for the College of Science Diversity Action Plan). 

6) Statement on Commitment to Evidence-Based Free Inquiry and Tolerance to Diverse Ideas (1 page limit): OSU College of Science is committed to the principles of free inquiry based on evidence and criticism and of tolerance for diverse ideas within the academy, including those different from one’s own. (See pp. 79-83 https://accreditation.oregonstate.edu/sites/accreditation.oregonstate.edu/files/2019_year_seven_self-evaluation_report_with_appendices.pdf for OSU’s views on these topics.) As such, all applicants to academic positions in the College are required to submit a statement affirming their agreement with and commitment to the principles of: 1) open-mindedness for diverse ideas including those different from one’s own and 2) free inquiry based on evidence and criticism. In your statement, discuss, in a paragraph for each, why these principles are important. 

7) Three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site). At least one letter should directly address your teaching abilities. 

 For more information, contact Deanne.Murray@oregonstate.edu

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:
email address
541 737 5135
368 Kidder Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331