Glencora Borradaile






         Assistant Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University

February 10, 2014

Search for new Head of Department of Mathematics at OSU

Filed under: Silent Glen Speaks @ 3:49 pm

via Dean Pantula:

The College of Science of Oregon State University invites applications for the position of Head of the Department of Mathematics, beginning in the Fall of 2014. This is an open search for an outstanding scholar with demonstrated excellence in research, appropriate research grant funding, excellence in teaching, and a strong commitment to educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a closely related discipline; an established record of scholarship commensurate with the appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure; a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity; demonstrated abilities in teaching; a commitment to mentoring junior faculty; and demonstrated potential for successful academic leadership to enhance the Department’s excellent research and educational programs, as shown by her or his record of service to the Department, University, and profession. All areas of expertise in mathematics will be considered. Some experience with management responsibilities or administrative roles where strong interpersonal skills were necessary is preferred. The appointment will carry a salary rate commensurate with the duties and responsibilities. Applicants should submit a cover letter which includes a vision statement for the department, curriculum vitae, statements of administrative and teaching philosophies, a research statement, and contact information for five professional references; one of these should address teaching ability. Application materials must show a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Oregon State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing diversity. Additional information about the Department is available at http://www.math.oregonstate.edu/. Candidates should apply online at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/, job# 0011757. For full consideration apply by March 1, 2014. Please email all inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. Julia Jones at julia.jones@oregonstate.edu. OSU is an AA/EOE and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.



2 Comments »

  1.   William Gasarch — February 18, 2014 @ 2:04 am    Reply

    I always find it amusing that chair searches want someone with strong research and teaching credentials for a job when they will be doing neither. The Peter Principle strikes again!

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