Oklahoma State University, Mathematics

Position ID: OSU-KERR [#24129]
Position Title: Kerr Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/12/28, listed until 2024/06/28)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Oklahoma State University invites applications for the Kerr Professor of Mathematics. An endowed professorship, the Kerr Chair is designed to bring an outstanding researcher to Oklahoma State, one who has proven themselves to be an eminent and central figure in their area of research, or is clearly on a trajectory to do so. The holder of the Kerr Chair should establish the OSU Mathematics Department as a hub of research in their area, attracting exceptional graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty to OSU, and building and maintaining an ambitious and productive research group.

The ideal candidate should have an exceptional publication record in top mathematical research journals and a record of invited addresses to major research conferences, as well as a history of productive graduate advising. They should also have a record of demonstrated success in obtaining external funding from major organizations such as The National Science Foundation.

All applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics or a closely-related field, and must currently hold at least the rank of associate professor with tenure (or equivalent). Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a statement describing teaching experience and philosophy, a publication list, and four letters of recommendation, one of which focuses on the applicant's teaching experience and abilities. The research statement should specifically address the candidate’s plans for establishing an ambitious research program as Kerr Professor. Application materials should be submitted electronically at mathjobs.org. Applications received by March 1, 2024, will receive full consideration. However, we will continue to accept and consider applications until the position is filled. Additional information may be obtained by accessing our web page at https://cas.okstate.edu/department_of_mathematics/

Candidates will also be expected to support the learning needs of students from all backgrounds and to contribute to the Department’s missions in teaching and outreach. The Department is committed to engaging all communities in the academy.

This position is approved for active recruitment; however, appointment is contingent on available funding. Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit https://eeo.okstate.edu.

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401 Math Sciences
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078