Assistant Professor

Discovery Themes Focus Areas

Translational Data Analytics


The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position in probability at the Assistant Professor, commencing autumn semester 2015. The ideal candidate will easily communicate and collaborate with other faculty members working in other research areas that are currently represented in the department. It is expected that this faculty member will be significantly engaged with the graduate and undergraduate programs in the Mathematics Department e.g. directing PhD, Master’s theses, and/or directing undergraduate research. This position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact


A doctoral degree in Mathematics in the area of probability is required at the time of application.  He or she will have evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference.  Inquiries may be directed to or in writing to:  Hiring Committee, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University, 231 W. 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and we encourage submission before that date. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply online through

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.