Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Discrete Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Oakland University invites applications for a one-year visiting position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the area of discrete mathematics beginning Fall Semester 2021. Responsibilities of this position include teaching, research, and contribution to the Department's program. For this appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, or a closely related area (or its requirements completed) by August 15, 2021.The primary selection criteria will be an applicant's potential for effective teaching (at both undergraduate and graduate level) and quality research in discrete mathematics. Amongst applicants who are found highly qualified with respect to these criteria, preference will be given to those with research areas in applied graph theory, algorithms and discrete optimization, and those who can fulfill the department's current instructional needs in discrete mathematics as well as those with strong research collaboration potential with members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.Applications should be completed by June 1, 2021 to ensure full consideration.Due to the pandemic, we may use a non-traditional interviewing process, and the successful candidate may be expected to teach online courses depending on the university's response to this pandemic.Please direct any questions to: Professor Eddie Cheng, Discrete Position Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.To apply, go online to http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/20828 to look for the position posting. A cover letter, a vita and publication list, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for application), a Research Statement, and a Teaching Statement must be uploaded at this site. Candidates shall also provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.Candidates must pass a background check in order to be hired.Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, or a closely related area (or its requirements completed) by August 15, 2021.