North Dakota State University, Mathematics

Position ID: 656-VAP [#17191, 2923707]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Fargo, North Dakota 58102, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Geometry, Topology, Algebra 0r related fields
Application Deadline: 2021/04/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/01/19, finished 2021/07/02)
Position Description:    

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

North Dakota State University invites applications for a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics to begin on August 16, 2021. This is a one-year term position with a 2-2 teaching load. The required qualifications are: a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics; evidence of and potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level; and effective oral and written communication skills.

Qualified applicants in Geometry/Topology or Algebra and closely related fields are encouraged to apply. Outstanding candidates in areas of strength of the department may also be considered.

Ideal candidates would have experience teaching undergraduate courses at the freshman and sophomore level, complement our existing strengths, and contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment within the department and at North Dakota State University. The candidates need to be eligible to work in the US by August 15th, 2021.

To be considered for this position, please visit and submit an application to opening number 2923707. Candidates will need to provide

1. a curriculum vitae, 2. a description of their teaching experience, 3. a research statement, and 4. a list of names and email addresses for at least three references, preferably two of which discuss the candidate’s teaching qualifications.

In addition, these materials along with reference letters should be submitted online at

We will begin screening applicants on April 1, 2021.

North Dakota State University is the land-grant university in the state of North Dakota. The Department of Mathematics has a vigorous and growing doctoral program and is currently composed of 15 faculty members and 30 graduate students (most of whom are Ph.D. students). The research interests of the faculty include the fields of algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, combinatorics, and geometry/topology. The department offers the opportunity for an energetic mathematician to work in a small, friendly, research-oriented department while at the same time enjoying exposure to colleagues in a wide variety of fields. For more information about our department, please see our webpage at

Fargo is one of the best-kept secrets in the United States. The Fargo-Moorhead area has more than 200,000 people while maintaining a friendly small-town feel. The city has a definite “college-town” atmosphere with many cultural and intellectual opportunities.

The Department of Mathematics and North Dakota State University have a commitment to enhancing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. The University is an NSF Advance institution. We especially encourage applications from members of traditionally under-represented groups. North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity institution.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Mathematics - North Dakota State University
Campus Address: Minard 408
Physical/Delivery Address: Minard 408. 1210 Albrecht Boulevard, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing Address: NDSU Dept #2750 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108 - 6050

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