Department of Mathematics, Cleveland State University

253 11768Position ID: Cleveland-AP [#11768]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics in Topology, Algebra, or Geometry
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Topology, Algebra, Geometry
Application Deadline: 2018/04/06 (posted 2018/03/02, listed until 2018/09/02)
Position Description:    

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Position Description: The Department of Mathematics at Cleveland State University has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Topology, Algebra, or Geometry. The starting date of the appointment is August 20, 2018. The Department of Mathematics offers B.S., B.A., and M.S degrees in Mathematics, and an M.S. in Mathematics with a Specialization in Applied Statistics. The University, College of Sciences and Health Professions, and Department seek to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The successful applicant is expected to carry out an active program of research in Topology, Algebra, or Geometry, to seek external funding, and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics. The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in department, college, and university service. 

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in mathematics earned or anticipated by July 1, 2018; an active research program in Topology, Algebra, or Geometry; strong communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: A strong research program in Topology, Algebra, or Geometry; a specialization in applied topology, broadly interpreted, or in algebraic geometry, or in commutative algebra; research that fits well with or overlaps with the Department’s existing areas of research strength; a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students; experience with innovative methods of instruction and assessment; a research agenda open to across-campus and off-campus collaborations; evidence of a substantial contribution to a successful academic event, initiative, or ongoing activity; evidence of effective communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to contribute through teaching or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community. 

Application Requirements: Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements on teaching and research electronically with Also, candidates will be asked for the contact details of three or more references, who will be asked to provide letters of recommendation. At least one reference should be able to address teaching effectiveness, and at least two should be able to address research. Review of applications will begin on April 6, 2018; applications received before that date will receive full consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Ivan Soprunov, Chair and Professor at 

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. This hiring is contingent on maintaining the existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. 

For more information about the Department, visit the web site at 
Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check. 

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disable status, or genetic information.

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Contact: Ivan Soprunov, 1-216-687-4680
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Cleveland State University,
Department of Mathematics
2121 Euclid Avenue, RT 1515
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
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