University of Minnesota-Duluth, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 1924-MATHANDSTAT [#15445]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Mathematics and Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Duluth, Minnesota 55812, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2020/08/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2019/12/17, listed until 2020/08/15)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - UMD Mathematics and Statistics Qualifications

Required Qualifications

• Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or a related discipline from a regionally accredited university by July 1, 2020 • Demonstrated effective written communication skills • Demonstrated commitment to teaching • Evidence of potential to develop a successful research program in mathematics, statistics, or a related discipline

Preferred Qualifications

• Preference will be given to candidates with a background in analysis (broadly construed), statistics, or data sciences • Teaching experience in higher education, including courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels • Experience conducting research in mathematics or statistics • Commitment to conducting collaborative, interdisciplinary research • Good interpersonal skills • Ability to support the University's goal of creating a positive and inclusive campus climate by advancing equity and diversity • Demonstrated effective oral communication skills • Experience working with diverse groups • Experience in effective teaching including active learning and course development This is a tenure-track assistant professor position. Review of complete applications will start January 30, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. The position has an official start date of August 24, 2020.

Job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to effectively creating and teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing an independent research program in mathematics or statistics, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals, engaging in departmental activities, pursuing external funding, advising undergraduate and graduate students from diverse groups, and participating in departmental and college outreach. Responsibilities also include fulfilling typical department, college, university and professional service obligations. The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position. Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position, go to and search for job opening 334512. Complete applications must include:

1. Cover letter addressing the required qualifications 2. Current curriculum vitae 3. Statement of teaching philosophy 4. Statement of research goals 5. Statement on diversity 6. Unofficial transcripts of all graduate programs 7. Contact information for three professional references

Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to using the subject line “UMD TT SEARCH – applicant’s name”. These letters should be dated within the last three months; at least one letter should address the teaching experience and effectiveness of the candidate, and a letter from the candidate’s academic advisor is preferred.

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