SUNY Geneseo Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Computational Mathematics) in Geneseo, New York

Position Information

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor with a focus in computational mathematics to begin August 2017. The Department of Mathematics (20 full-time members) encompasses both pure and applied mathematics, as well as very strong secondary mathematics teacher preparation and growing actuarial programs. The Department offers the following: B.S. in Applied Mathematics, B.S. in Mathematics, B.A. in Mathematics, B.A. in Mathematics with Adolescence (Secondary Education) Certification, Minor in Mathematics, Minor in Biomathematics, and Concentration in Mathematics for Elementary Education. Mathematics is the 6th largest major on campus with over 300 majors, with over 20% also in the secondary education certification program.

Duties include:

  • Teach a variety of upper level undergraduate courses that serve our mathematics programs.

  • Teach introductory level courses for majors and non-majors.

  • Provide academic advisement to students.

  • Contribute to department functioning through committee service.

  • Contribute service to the discipline.

  • Contribute to campus community.

  • Maintain an ongoing and active research agenda.

Our priority is teaching excellence, and we seek someone with recent and documented experience as a teacher of undergraduate, an enthusiastic commitment to undergraduate instruction at all levels, and the ability to teach a variety of courses that serve our mathematics majors.

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics or Computational Mathematics conferred by August 2017.

  • A specialty or focus in computational mathematics.

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching as a mathematics instructor, and an enthusiastic commitment to undergraduate instruction.

  • Evidence of an ongoing and active research agenda.

Preferred Qualifications
  • The ability and willingness to conduct undergraduate-focused research, mentoring, or supervision in mathematics.

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching with mathematical programming software.

  • Ability to teach introductory programming in mathematical problem-solving and programming,

  • Familiarity with the development and implementation of numerical methods, algorithms, and symbolic methods in mathematics.

  • Background in Computer Science.

Posting Details

Special Instructions to Applicant

The initial application should consist of a cover letter that briefly addresses teaching and research qualifications, a CV, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants should be prepared to upload contact information for 3 references. References will be contacted and invited to submit a letter of recommendation at the time application is completed. Applicants invited to complete an initial interview may be asked to upload additional documents, such as a sample research paper, sample syllabi, peer observations, or summary teaching evaluations, etc.

To be guaranteed consideration, application should be completed by January 15, 2017.

About SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:

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Campus Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Computational Mathematics)

Department: Mathematics

Posting Number: F058

Number of Vacancies: 1

Full or Part-time: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Term Tenure Track

Length of Initial Appointment: 2 year

Appointment Start Date: 09/01/2017

Job Posting Date: 12/01/2016

Apply By: 01/15/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes