Oregon State University, Mathematics

Position Title: Oregon State University Non-tenure Track Instructor Position
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Corvallis, Oregon 97331-4605, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: General Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/05/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/04/21, finished 2022/11/19, listed until 2022/06/15)
Position Description:   Remote  

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

The Oregon State University Mathematics Department invites applications for multiple full-time positions at the rank of Instructor beginning September 16, 2022. These are non-tenure track annually renewable full-time positions with a base teaching load of nine quarter courses per academic year (fall-winter-spring). 

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field, a commitment to diversity and inclusivity, and teaching experience at the college or university level. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in mathematics or closely related field, at least three years' experience teaching college or university level mathematics, a commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.

OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled employer and the Department actively encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Instructions to 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/117468

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 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. 

4) 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). 

5) 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. 

6) Finalists will be asked to provide letters of reference.

 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:
368 Kidder Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331