Ohio State University, Mathematics

Position ID: OhioState-RAPZAP [#23880]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: none (posted 2023/11/15)
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Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

College of Arts and Sciences

 

Position Overview

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks applications to fill Hans J. Zassenhaus Visiting Assistant Professor (ZAP) and Arnold Ross Visiting Assistant Professor (RAP) positions. Pending approval, these positions will be available effective Autumn Semester 2024. These positions are renewable annually for up to a total of three years. The emphasis of ZAPs is teaching and research, while RAPs focus primarily on teaching. While teaching loads are subject to change, the teaching load for a ZAP is 2-1 (two courses in the autumn and one in the spring semester). A RAP will be expected to teach one course and two recitations (or equivalent assignment) each semester.

Education and Experience Requirements

Required: A Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field is required at the time of hire. Candidates are expected to observe the general principle of building a culturally diverse intellectual community, in line with OSU’s Shared Values (see below).

Desired: The ideal candidate will have an excellent record in research, as well as evidence of strong teaching ability and mentoring.

How to Apply

Apply to the Careers at Ohio State website at https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Visiting-Assistant-Professor_R92856-2. A complete application consists of the following required elements: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate research and teaching statements, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Inquiries may be directed to Denise Clark at clark.879@osu.edu.

You will be presented with the opportunity to attach up to FIVE documents in the Application Documents section. Please include the following:

  • Attachment 1: Cover Letter: 1-2 page letter, which should include a brief summary of your academic background and why you are interested in this opportunity.
  • Attachment 2: CV (Curriculum Vitae): Detailed overview of your scholarly experience, including your research experience, teaching and mentoring experience, and publications.
  • Attachment 3: Research Statement: Summary of your past research accomplishments, current work/research, and future research plan.
  • Attachment 4: Teaching Statement: A statement of your approaches, experience and philosophy regarding your teaching, learning, and mentoring.
  • Attachment 5: AMS Cover Sheet: A one-page cover sheet generated via mathjobs.org.

You will be sent an email with instructions to provide names and contact information for reference letter writers following submission of your application materials.

The College

With more than 80 majors and 100 minors, the College of Arts and Sciences is the academic heart of the university. The Arts and Sciences provides extraordinary opportunities to collaborate across disciplines, blending creativity and analysis to truly be at the forefront of thought. The breadth and depth of knowledge in the college gives students and researchers the critical thinking and adaptability essential for a lifetime of success. 

Department Information

Ohio State’s Department of Mathematics is a prominent mathematical research and education center. Faculty members have received prestigious national and international prizes and recognitions. They conduct pure and applied research, publish in highly-ranked journals, educate students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and play a prominent role in the Ohio State University and Columbus communities.

The University

Ohio State is a top-20 public university, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. Eligible Ohio State employees receive comprehensive benefits packages, including medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, and state or alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions.

 

The Ohio State University’s Shared Values include Excellence and Impact, Diversity and Innovation, Inclusion and Equity, Care and Compassion, and Integrity and Respect. Our university community welcomes differences, encourages open-minded exploration and courageous thinking, and upholds freedom of expression.

 

Ohio State is a dynamic community where opportunity thrives, and individuals transform themselves and their world. Positions are available in countless fields and specialties. Become a Buckeye and contribute to an incredible legacy that serves to guide our future and shape a better tomorrow.

The Ohio State University is committed to enhancing academic excellence. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining faculty of the highest caliber is a core component of this commitment. The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has established Dual Careers and Faculty Relocation (DCFR) to focus on supporting new and prospective faculty and their loved ones. Service offerings include dual careers partner consultations, identifying potential employers and/or employment opportunities, consultation and resources related to relocation, as well as identifying opportunities to engage on campus and in the surrounding community. While employment opportunities are not guaranteed, resources and consultation are provided to support the partners of new and prospective faculty as they are considering or transitioning to The Ohio State University.  

In addition to being responsive to dual-career opportunities, we strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies.  Ohio State is an NSF ADVANCE institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

Located in Ohio’s capital city, Ohio State’s Columbus campus is near the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation, and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available here. In addition to  its Columbus campus, Ohio State has four regional campuses including Ohio State Lima, Ohio State Mansfield, Ohio State Marion, and Ohio State Newark, in addition to Ohio State ATI in Wooster. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.


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Contact: Denise Clark
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Ohio State University
Department of Mathematics
231 W. 18th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
Web Page: https://math.osu.edu/