Oregon State University, Mathematics

Position ID: OregonStMath-NUMANALPROB [#15639]
Position Title: Postdoc-Numerical Analysis Probability
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Corvallis, Oregon 97331-4605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Compatible with particular research interests
Application Deadline: finished (2020/02/06, finished 2021/02/13, listed until 2020/08/06)
Position Description:    

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

The Oregon State University Department of Mathematics invites applications for two Postdoctoral Scholars, commencing September 16, 2020. Each will be a fixed term, 12-month appointment with the expectation of one subsequent 9-month renewal appointment subject to job performance and availability of funding. The positions carry a teaching load of four quarter courses per academic year (fall, winter, spring) with the possibility of a one-course reduction pending instructional needs of the department. These are mentored positions, with mentoring directed towards research, teaching and engagement with diversity. Salary and benefit packages are detailed at https://gradschool.oregonstate.edu/postdocs/stipends-and-benefits.

A PhD in mathematics or a related subject obtained after September 16, 2015 is required by the time of appointment. Appointments will be made in the areas of probability, and numerical analysis, both broadly defined.

The successful candidates should have strong accomplishments or promise in both research and teaching, and must value working with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds. Applicants must submit the following: a cover letter succinctly describing research interests, qualifications, interests, and evidence of teaching success; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research objectives; a statement of teaching objectives. Three to four letters of reference are required, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching ability or potential. You are strongly encouraged to list, in the additional questionnaire provided on the application web form, any specific person or persons(s) at OSU that you would expect to have research interaction with. Specific research interests of faculty are listed at http://www.math.oregonstate.edu/faculty_research. For consideration all application materials must be submitted via http://www.mathjobs.org. Screening of applications begins February 28, 2020, and continues until these positions are filled.

Oregon State University actively engages in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus environment. OSU provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity and building community. All faculty members are responsible for helping to maintain and enhance OSU’s collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. For further explanation of OSU’s vision and principles, please see information on the Institutional Diversity page at Oregon State University, specifically their goals captured in their Strategic Plan at http://diversity.oregonstate.edu/innovate-integrate-plan-inclusive-excellence. We are particularly encouraging applications to these positions from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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

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