Metropolitan State University of Denver

Position ID: 1891-MTTF [#18792]
Position Title: Mathematics Tenure Track Faculty
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Denver, Colorado 80204, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: finished (2021/10/27, finished 2023/04/29)
Position Description:    

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Mathematics Tenure Track Faculty

Position Number: F00413
Salary for Announcement: The salary range for this position is $54,000 – $63,000 at Assistant Professor level. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, education, experience, specialty and training. The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. MSU Denver offers a full benefits package.
Employee Category: Faculty
Department: Mathematics and Statistics

Position Summary:
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Metropolitan State University of Denver invites candidates to apply for a full-time, tenure-track position in Statistics or Applied Mathematics, beginning August 2022. This position exists to serve as a full-time, tenure-track member of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics faculty teaching 12 credit hours per semester; building and developing their own research, scholarship, and creative activities; mentoring undergraduate research; serving the department and university; and providing academic advising to students.

Metropolitan State University of Denver and Department of Mathematics and Statistics are committed to active and strategic initiatives in our work toward educational equity and promoting a culture of access and inclusion for our students, staff, and faculty. We seek to sustain an inclusive community where all individuals at MSU Denver and in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are respected, feel a sense of belonging, and are provided proper resources and skillsets to be successful. This success is not limited to our mathematics and statistics focused education, but also to the broader development of our students as engaged citizens and valued contributors to the discipline, the community, and society.

At MSU Denver, we recognize the value of everyone and every group as part of an inclusive community of belonging. Differences can include but are not limited to culture, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, language, sex, physical appearance, pregnancy, marital/partner status, age, (dis)ability, neurodiversity, creed, religious or spiritual beliefs, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, class, education, gender identity/expression, veteran status, political affiliation, political philosophy, and more. We recognize that these differences can be visible or invisible.

MSU Denver is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for underrepresented and historically minoritized groups. Our student population consists of 57% first-generation undergraduate students and 48% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) located in downtown Denver. As the third largest institution of higher education in Colorado and the only institution with an open access mission, MSU Denver is a model university for today's college students. The University serves the most diverse undergraduate student population in the state, as well as the most first-generation students and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students.

Teach 12 credit hours of undergraduate mathematical science courses per semester, including probability and statistics upper division courses, including evening and online courses, and using multimedia and other technologies as needed. The successful candidate will also advise students; participate in course and program development and in scholarly and professional development activities; perform university and community service; perform other duties as assigned by the Chair; and work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse, urban population.

Required Qualifications:
Doctorate in Statistics or Applied Mathematics, completed by August 1, 2022

Preferred Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience teaching mathematics and/or statistics at the undergraduate level with evidence of effective teaching
  • Evidence of potential for continued scholarly activity
  • Broad interests in undergraduate education, including mentoring undergraduate research, and recruitment and/or retention of students from underrepresented groups
  • Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population, including (but not limited to) BIPOC students, LBGTQIA students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and ESL students

*All statistical and applied mathematical research fields are encouraged to apply

Posting Date: 10/21/2021
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Complete applications received by Friday, December 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM MST will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled. All applicants must submit an application and the documents outlined below through our online system,

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE REQUIRED. In order for a file to be considered complete and forwarded to the search committee, each applicant must submit the following:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3. Teaching Philosophy. Statement that describes the values, beliefs, and goals you apply to teaching and learning, including how you meaningfully contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
4. Research Statement uploaded into the section labelled “Writing Sample.”
5. Student Evaluations that demonstrate the effectiveness of teaching at the undergraduate level uploaded into the section labelled “Other Document.”
6. A list of all mathematics and/or statistics courses taught uploaded into the section labelled “Other Document 2.” If this information is included within the CV, please skip this section.
7. Unofficial Transcripts (graduate transcripts only). Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.
8. References. Provide a list of three individuals who will each submit a letter of recommendation; these individuals must know the applicant’s expertise and teaching effectiveness. Each letter of recommendation must be submitted from the recommending person directly to Christine Hoff at by the full consideration date.

The health and safety of students, faculty, staff and our prospective teammates are our highest priority and as an institution, we are required to have proof of vaccination on file for all employees.

MSU Denver is requiring all employees to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19, or to submit an exemption and be subject to following the Covid-19 safety protocols. As an employee of MSU Denver, an exemption or lack of proof of vaccination will require you to submit to weekly Covid-19 testing starting the week of August 23, 2021. Additionally, all institutions on campus are requiring that masks be worn indoors regardless of your vaccinations status.

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