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The Division of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Mathematics. Applicants should have interest in and potential to teach a breath of upper division courses, including expertise in abstract algebra, geometry, or applied mathematics that complements the current faculty expertise. The Mathematics program is actively engaging in addressing and serving the needs of the growing diversity of its student body and welcomes applicants from a diversity of backgrounds including historically underrepresented groups in higher education.
The successful candidate will teach, advise, and actively pursue research with undergraduates of diverse learning styles and backgrounds. Teaching responsibilities include upper and lower division mathematics primarily in-person but may include online, remote, or hybrid courses. The typical teaching load is three 4-credit classes per term. Other responsibilities include advising, curriculum development, research, professional affiliations as appropriate, and other responsibilities as assigned.
We offer excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits. The start date is September 16, 2022 and the position will be open until filled with priority deadline for application of January 7, 2022. Southern Oregon University is a public liberal arts institution of approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The surrounding area is known for cultural offerings such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland International Film Festival, and the Britt Music Festival. The Rogue Valley is also renowned for outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, golfing, and fishing.
Ph.D. in Mathematics from an accredited institution.
Applicants have the equivalent of more than one year of teaching in higher education teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate student research.
Applicants with expertise, experience, and/or potential in teaching upper division courses in two or more distinct mathematical subdisciplines.
Applicants from diverse backgrounds and historically underrepresented groups such as women, black, indigenous, and people of color.
Experience and enthusiasm for multiple teaching modes (e.g. using technology, teaching online, remote, or hybrid, etc.) and student engagement.
Experience with and ability to advise students towards a career utilizing mathematics.
All Listed Duties:
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 9322
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.