Minnesota State University, Mankato, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 2179-AP1 [#13279, AA20005]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mankato, Minnesota 56001, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Algebra and/or strongly related areas
Application Deadline: 2019/01/09 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/11/28, finished 2019/07/13, listed until 2019/05/28)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Minnesota State University, Mankato invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Mathematics beginning August 19, 2019. This position requires teaching and advising to support the undergraduate and graduate programs in mathematics. This position also requires active engagement in scholarship, advising of master's thesis, continuing preparation, and service to the university, community, and discipline. This faculty member will be expected to contribute to the diversity of the undergraduate and graduate programs, department, college, and university.

  • A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twelve (12) credits per semester of instruction.
  • Teach a wide range of mathematics courses including undergraduate and graduate courses such as abstract algebra or advanced linear algebra. The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas in mathematics as assigned and qualified.
  • May be expected to develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line instruction at the Mankato campus, online, and/or at the university's additional locations, as assigned.
  • The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation, conduct research productively and mentor students in research, help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion, and may be expected to develop external grant funding opportunities.
  • All faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly or creative activity or research, in continuing preparation and study, in contributing to student growth and development, and in providing service to the university and community (see Article 22 and Appendix G of the IFO Master Agreement).



  • Earned doctorate in mathematics with an emphasis in algebra and/or strongly related areas (If ABD, degree must be conferred on an official transcript and received in Human Resources prior to August 1, 2019.)
  • Demonstrated experience to teach college level mathematics.



  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
  • Demonstrated effective written, oral communication, teaching, and/or presentation skills.
  • Ability to teach a wide range of mathematics courses including undergraduate and/or graduate courses such as abstract algebra or advanced linear algebra.
  • Commitment to scholarly activities in the department and engagement in professional services.
  • Interest in developing curriculum in abstract algebra and related areas.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a sustainable research program in mathematics and/or its applications.
  • Experience in teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Postdoctoral experience.
  • Experience in mentoring students and supervising undergraduate or graduate level research.
  • Ability to seek funding for research and/or curriculum development individually and/or collaboratively.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/jobopp.html., through the green "Apply" button at the top of the job posting page. A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three(3) references
  • Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcript(s)
  • Cover Letter
  • A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
  • Summary of teaching experience and evidence of effective teaching
  • Statement of research interests (limit 600 words)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Priority consideration given to applications received by January 9, 2019. 

Chair, Algebra Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
273 Wissink Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
TTY: (800) 627-3529 or 711
Email: algebra.search@mnsu.edu

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html.

NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MN State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school's policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years' worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at http://www.mnsu.edu/safety/. You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by emailing security@mnsu.edu.

Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This Vacancy Notice is available in alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
273 Wissink Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
Web Page: https://cset.mnsu.edu/mathstat/

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