Montana State University, Department of Mathematical Sciences

864 12864Position ID: MSUBozeman-APM [#12864]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bozeman, Montana 59717, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/12/09 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/10/17, finished 2019/06/16, listed until 2019/04/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montana State University (MSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics, to begin in August 2019.

Strong candidates in all areas of mathematics will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with research interests in dynamical systems, mathematical analysis, geometry, or representation theory.

Duties include research, teaching, and service. A commitment to excellence in teaching and an active research program are essential. Instructional responsibilities include teaching lower division, upper division, and graduate courses in mathematics (generally with a 2-2 teaching assignment), as well as advising graduate and undergraduate students. Responsibilities may also include supervising lower division mathematics courses. Service includes department, college, and university committee work and participation in professional organizations.

Required qualifications:

  • PhD in Mathematics or closely related field
  • Evidence of research potential in mathematics
  • Evidence of effectiveness in teaching, including the potential to advise graduate and undergraduate research

Preferred qualifications:

  • Active research program in dynamical systems, mathematical analysis, geometry, and/or representation theory
  • Demonstrated ability to establish independent mathematics research after receiving a PhD
  • Demonstrated or potential ability to secure external funding
  • Demonstrated potential to mentor students, particularly at the graduate level
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with and engaging diverse students and colleagues within and outside the department

Required application materials:

  • AMS Cover Sheet
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI Statement), see
  • Four or more letters of recommendation, at least one of which must address teaching

Application materials should be submitted online at MathJobs. For full information about the position see the official MSU Vacancy Announcement at

Applications received by December 9, 2018, will receive full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651;

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website:

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Mathematics Search Committee
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Montana State University
P.O. Box 172400
Bozeman, MT 59717-2400

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