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Assistant Professor: Mathematical Analysis
Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon
Date Posted 09/18/2021
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Department Mathematics (SMT)
Position Title Assistant Professor
Job Title Assistant Professor: Mathematical Analysis
Appointment Type Academic Teaching/Research Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 9
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status Tenure Track (Annual)
Pay Method Salary
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Salary to Commensurate with Training, Education and Experience
Position Summary
The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track annual Assistant Professor of Mathematical Analysis position. 
This position will engage in teaching, research, and service in the Department of Mathematics.  The area of research is mathematical analysis, broadly defined.  Assistant Professors in the College of Science and the Department of Mathematics are expected to demonstrate effectiveness in teaching, advising and other institutional activities; achievement in scholarship and creative activity that establishes the individual as a significant contributor to the field or profession; and an appropriate balance of institutional and professional service. All professorial positions are expected to make significant contributions to undergraduate and graduate education. 
OSU has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community.  We actively engage 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 strives to provide 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.  Professorial faculty members are expected to maintain high standards of collegiality, professional integrity and willingness to accept and cooperate in assignments. This position supports the College of Science and its department’s missions in research and scholarship, general education for undergraduates, undergraduate and graduate degrees, and service to the public and the local, national and international professional communities.
Position Duties
All COS faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, including efforts promoting equitable outcomes among learners of diverse and underrepresented identity groups.  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 detailed here:  http://diversity.oregonstate.edu/innovate-integrate-plan-inclusive-excellence . https://science.oregonstate.edu/diversity-plan  
Specific Activities:
55% -Teaching, Advising, and Other Instructional Activities: 
  • Teach four to five quarter-long courses in Mathematics per academic year (averaging 9 quarter-long courses over a two-year period) at the undergraduate and graduate level. 
  • Contribute to seminars as appropriate.  
Advising and other instructional activities:
  • Participate on M.S. and Ph.D. graduate committees. 
  • Advise and support students in their academic programs, research, and career directions as appropriate. 
  • Supervise teaching assistants as assigned. 
  • Mentor and support students in research projects, internships, or seminars and in the writing and publication of their results. 
  • Participate in course and degree assessment and curricular and instructional development. 
  • Engage in activities that advance and promote student success across different demographic groups.  

35% -Scholarship and Creative Activity: 
  • Develop a program of research and scholarship that is recognized at the national and international level.
  • Disseminate the research results by publication in high-impact peer-reviewed journals, presentations at professional meetings, and by other means appropriate for the discipline.  
  • Seek extramural funding for research including the support of graduate assistant stipends, travel, summer salary, and other costs of the research program. 
  • Collaborate with colleagues on and off campus as appropriate in the development of the scholarly work.  

10% – Service: 
  • Serve on Departmental, College or University committees as assigned. 
  • Service to the profession such as refereeing, editing, committee work, organizing conferences or sessions, and similar activities. 
  • Service to the public through presentations or outreach programs as appropriate. 
  • Maintain a balance between service to the institution and to the profession. 
  • Engage in efforts to attract students to mathematics from underrepresented minorities.  
Minimum/Required Qualifications
  • PhD in Mathematics, or related field, by September 15, 2022.  
  • Research activity in the area of Analysis.  
  • Demonstrated ability or significant potential to develop, conduct and disseminate high-quality research.  
  • Demonstrated ability or significant potential for teaching excellence and commitment to student success that can benefit the graduate and undergraduate programs at OSU.  
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
  • Tolerance for diverse ideas within the academy, including those different from one’s own.  
  • Commitment to free inquiry based on evidence and criticism.  
  • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions. 
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in Mathematics.  
  • Demonstrated interest in pursuing external funding for research and student support. 
  • One to three years of postdoctoral experience.  
  • Demonstrated interest in outreach and engagement with the general public.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in diverse environments. 
  • Research interests including, but not limited to Partial Differential Equations, Fluid Dynamics, Harmonic Analysis, Infinite-Dimensional Dynamical Systems and applications of techniques of Mathematical Analysis to study physical, biological, and societal phenomena.  
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Number P04786UF
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2022
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 09/15/2021
Full Consideration Date 11/01/2021
Closing Date 06/01/2022
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) Cover Letter (limit 1 page): summarize your qualifications and interest in the position.
2) AMS Cover Sheet: can be completed and uploaded from http://www.ams.org/mathjobs/mathjobs-link-portfolio . Load as (Other Document 1) 
3) Curriculum Vitae: please list your education, relevant appointments, research publications, teaching experience, funding, and other activities relevant to the position.
4) Statement of Research (5 pages limit): describe your research interests and main results; discuss these results in the context of larger problems in Analysis or Mathematics in general.
5) Statement of Teaching: (3 page limit): describe your teaching philosophy and approaches and how these relate to your own teaching experience; discuss possible ideas of contributing to OSU’s teaching mission on undergraduate and graduate levels.
6) Diversity Statement: (3 page limit): Describe your experience developing strategies for educational and professional advancement of students, faculty, or staff in underrepresented groups; list your efforts to advance equitable access and diversity in education or research, e.g. through participation in activities such as recruitment, retention, mentoring, or advising of underrepresented students, faculty or staff; discuss ideas about possible ways of contribution to diversity efforts if employed at OSU (see https://science.oregonstate.edu/diversity-plan for the College of Science Diversity Action Plan).
7) Statement on Commitment to Evidence-Based Free Inquiry and Tolerance to Diverse Ideas (1 page limit): State your agreement with and commitment to the principles of:  1) open-mindedness for diverse ideas including those different from one’s own and 2) free inquiry based on evidence and criticism. Discuss, in a paragraph for each, why these principles are important. (See pp. 79-83 in https://accreditation.oregonstate.edu/sites/accreditation.oregonstate.edu/files/2019_year_seven_self-evaluation_report_with_appendices.pdf for OSU’s views on these topics.)
Load as (Other Document 2)
Applicants must submit all the above-mentioned documents on this site. In addition, a copy of the application, including the reference letters, should be submitted on https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs . (Note: your application will not be considered unless you applied on the OSU site.)
Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.
Letters of Reference will be requested will be requested finalists only.  When applying, you will be asked to provide the email address and telephone number for 4 referees (One letter regarding teaching abilities) who will be sent a secure quicklink that will allow them to upload the requested letters of reference on your behalf.
For additional information please contact: 
Deanne Murray
541 737 5135
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.
OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU’s plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications 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. 

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