Faculty Position in
Partial Differential Equations and Applications
for Fall 2018
Apply at MathJobs.Org

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Oklahoma (OU) is experiencing an exciting multi-year period of growth and development. We are seeking to grow our Analysis/Applied Mathematics program. We encourage dynamic and innovative individuals to apply for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Partial Differential Equations and related areas beginning August 2018.

Normal duties consist of teaching two courses per semester, conducting research, and rendering service to the department, university, and profession.


The position requires an earned doctorate and research interests that complement and extend the strengths of the department. Current areas of interest in the department include: functional and geometric analysis, partial differential equations, dynamical systems, and numerical analysis.

Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience and with a demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching.

In addition to interacting with faculty in the Department, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on interdisciplinary projects with researchers from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Meteorology, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, and other OU academic units with which the Department of Mathematics has fruitfully collaborated.


The salary is competitive and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Oklahoma offers an excellent benefits program. For further information please access the Human Resources website.


For full consideration, applicants should send a completed AMS cover sheet, curriculum vitae, a description of current and planned research, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and have at least three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must address the applicant's teaching experience and proficiency). Applicants are encouraged to submit these materials through MathJobs. However, they may also be mailed to:

PDE Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
The University of Oklahoma
601 Elm, PHSC 423
Norman, OK 73019-0315
Phone: 405-325-6711
FAX: 405-325-7484
E-mail: mathsearch3@ou.edu
Website: http://math.ou.edu/jobs/2018/PDE.php

Screening of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is closed on MathJobs.

Additional information

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges.

In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit soonerway.ou.edu for more information.

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