Assistant Professor of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position.

Date Posted:  October 3, 2014

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin November 18, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with rank and experience.

Date of Appointment:  August 17, 2015

Description of Responsibilities:  Teaching a broad range of undergraduate mathematics courses, together with holding office hours, advising majors, and participating in committee work appropriate to experience. The individual hired for this position will teach a range of undergraduate courses, including introductory statistics courses and upper division statistics courses together with a broad range of mathematics courses, and will work with students on projects in mathematics or applied statistics. Active participation in the life of the department and the college is expected, as is a program of active contributions in the profession; these contributions may include research and publications, grant work, presentations, and/or work in professional organizations. The standard teaching load is 12 hours a week, with reductions for teaching large sections.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics at the time of appointment; a background of coursework in statistics; teaching experience at the college-level as a full-time or part-time instructor, or as a graduate teaching assistant; and a commitment to working with students of diverse backgrounds.

In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

To Apply:  Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of transcripts, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references, with at least one reference that can address teaching qualifications to:


If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Christopher Baltus, Chair, at or Department of Mathematics, Shineman Center 398A, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126.

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.

Description of Department:  We are a collegial department of 19 full-time faculty, offering a BA in Mathematics and BS in Applied Mathematics, plus a joint program BS in Applied Mathematical Economics, minors in Applied Statistics and in Mathematics, and concentrations for future elementary and secondary teachers. Work has begun on a statistics concentration. We have a co-op program for math majors with a minor in Applied Statistics.  About 18 majors graduate each year, in addition to graduates in secondary mathematics education.  We are dedicated to engaging teaching and to high standards in all of our courses.  Faculty are expected to work closely with students and to stay active in the profession.

Description of SUNY Oswego:  Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse.  Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News "America's Best Colleges" in 2010, a "Best Value" college by USA Today for 2014, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College's success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.  The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities. 

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SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, race, color, gender, creed, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability or protected veteran status.  For our full non-discrimination policy, see  In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing 

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