Oberlin College, Department of Mathematics

637 20938Position ID: Oberlin-TT [#20938]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Oberlin, Ohio 44074, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/04, finished 2023/03/02, listed until 2023/01/01)
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*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Mathematics department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences in any area of mathematics. Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning the fall semester of 2023, and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor.

The incumbent will teach the standard teaching load (4.5 courses per year) in the general area of mathematics. The incumbent will also be expected to engage in sustained scholarly research and/or other creative work appropriate to the position and participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including academic advising and service on committees.

Founded in 1833, Oberlin is a private four-year, highly selective national liberal arts college near Cleveland, Ohio and is also home to an outstanding Conservatory of Music. Together, the two divisions enroll approximately 2900 students. Oberlin College was the first college in the US to make interracial education and co-education central to its mission. The College continues to view a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational environment as essential to the excellence of its academic program. Among liberal arts colleges, Oberlin is a national leader in successfully placing graduates into PhD programs.

The Department of Mathematics has nine full-time faculty positions and about eighty majors on campus. Our courses also support students across a wide range of majors. The Department has a strong record of producing students who earn Ph.D. degrees in the mathematical sciences. We especially seek candidates who demonstrate a desire to involve undergraduates in research.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2023-24. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Oberlin College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will bring understanding of or experience working with underrepresented and diverse academic populations. Oberlin is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Oberlin recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran’s status, and/or other protected status as required by applicable law.

Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive benefits package.

All application material must be submitted electronically through the website www.mathjobs.org. Finalists for the position will be expected to submit the same information to Oberlin’s local Human Resources platform at https://jobs.oberlin.edu. A complete application will be comprised of: 1) a Cover Letter describing your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service, detailing any connections to supporting an inclusive learning environment; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript; 4) a statement (or statements) on your teaching philosophy and expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion; 5) a research statement that includes how you will support undergraduate research and other independent work by students and, if applicable, how you might incorporate undergraduate students into your research program; and 6) Letters of Reference from three recommenders. By providing three letters of reference, you agree that we may contact your letter writers. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the December 1, 2022 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Questions about the position can be addressed to: jcalcut@oberlin.edu, Chair of Mathematics, at 440-775-8008.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
Department of Mathematics
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH 44074