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Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department, SUNY Cortland


POSITION: Full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2017




RESPONSIBILITIES:  Teach undergraduate and graduate courses across the mathematics curriculum; specific interest in candidates with applied mathematics (broadly defined) is preferred.  Some specialized courses may be assigned according to expertise. Additionally, the assistant professor will produce research and other scholarly and creative activities; provide service to the department and college; and provide academic advisement and mentoring to students. 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Earned doctorate in mathematics expected by time of appointment with specialization in applied mathematics (broadly defined); previous experience teaching college level mathematics; evidence of effectiveness in teaching; and strong oral and written communication skills.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Ability to teach statistics courses; experience with educational technology; experience with obtaining external grants; experience directing student research projects; and experience collaborating with colleagues from other departments.


THE DEPARTMENT: The Mathematics Department has approximately 150 undergraduate majors in either adolescence education or liberal arts mathematics, and a few graduate students majoring in mathematics education.


THE COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY:  SUNY Cortland is a comprehensive college within the State University of New York system and is known for its superb programs in speech-language pathology, teacher education, recreation, parks and leisure studies, health, physical education, and a number of leading liberal arts programs in the natural and social sciences as well as the arts and humanities. Our many programs are designed to support our commitment to civic responsibility, environmental responsibility, international education, professional education and social justice. More than 90 percent of SUNY Cortland's 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students gain hands-on experience through internships, volunteerism, civic engagement and study abroad. Its three schools - education, arts and sciences and professional studies - are committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, service and international education.


The campus is located in the geographic center of New York State and is a half-hour drive from Syracuse and Ithaca and four hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Cortland offers an array of regional cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as affordable housing and excellent school systems.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES: For more detailed information and to apply online go to:   or directly to posting at    Candidates will be required to attach a letter of application; a curriculum vita; the contact information for three professional references; copies of unofficial graduate transcript, and a document that includes a teaching and research statement.  Professional letter of recommendation will also be generated from our applicant tracking system.  One of which should address teaching.  Preference will be given to applications received by Nov. 28, 2016.   We plan to conduct interviews at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7, 2017 in Atlanta, GA, so please indicate in your letter of application if you will be attending the meetings.

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College. We have a strong commitment to the affirmation of diversity and have interdisciplinary degree programs in the areas of Multicultural Studies.