Minnesota State University, Mankato, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 2179-TTAP [#19687, AA23063]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mankato, Minnesota 56001, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/03/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/03/04, finished 2022/10/01, listed until 2022/09/04)
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 15, 2022. 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 twenty four (24) credits of instruction per academic year.
  • The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas 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).
Required Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate in mathematics with a strong emphasis in analysis and/or related areas (including real analysis, complex analysis, functional analysis, and harmonic analysis). (If ABD, degree must be conferred on an official transcript and received in Human Resources prior to August 1, 2022.)
  • Demonstrated experience to teach college level mathematics or post-doctoral research experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve a diverse population and apply an equity lens to this position including social justice and/or anti-racism.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
  • Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
  • Strong real analysis background.
  • Ability to teach a wide range of mathematics courses including undergraduate and graduate courses such as real analysis, complex analysis, functional analysis, and harmonic analysis.
  • Strong interest in developing curriculum in analysis and related areas.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a sustainable research program in mathematics, and/or its applications, including connections of mathematics to other subject areas, and interdisciplinary research collaboration.
  • Experience in teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Postdoctoral experience.
  • Superior communication and teaching skills.
  • Strong interest and 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.
  • Commitment to scholarly activities in the department and engagement in professional services.
Other Requirements
  • Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website: https://minnesotastate.peopleadmin.com/
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
  • Cover Letter
  • Non-Photo Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for three (3) references
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
  • A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement defining diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and describing your views and actions toward advancing DEI including dimensions of social justice and racial equity related to race, gender, ability and culture. How would your views and prior actions regarding diversity, equity and inclusion align with Minnesota State University, Mankato’s goals?
  • Summary of teaching experience and evidence of effective teaching.
  • Statement of research interests (limit 1200 words).

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Cynthia Meyer
Mathematics & Statistics Department
Phone: 507-389-1453
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
Email:math.search@mnsu.edu

Benefits Info
The following link provides a brief overview of benefits available to eligible employees of Minnesota State University.

Select the IFO Summary (Faculty) link from the list for specifics of that plan.

Benefits Overview

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers B. A., B. S., M. A. and M. S. programs in mathematics, statistics, and secondary teaching. The Department has 25 full-time faculty committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Faculty specialties include applied computational mathematics, number theory, combinatorial matrix theory, stochastic differential equations and stochastic processes, partial differential equations and industrial mathematics, topology and dynamical systems, statistics, numerical analysis, probability, algebraic combinatorics and discrete mathematics, real analysis, complex analysis, geometry, optimization, and both elementary and secondary mathematics education.

Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: https://mankato.mnsu.edu/.

University Demographics
Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State system. Minnesota State has established a strategic vision, Equity 2030, which aims to close the educational equity gaps across race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, ability, and geographic location by the end of the decade at every Minnesota State college and university and to provide an opportunity for all Minnesotans to create a better future for themselves, for their families, and for their communities. The focus of the work includes:
· Enhancing access and student success.
· Providing Minnesota with the talent it needs.
· Anchoring the communities and regions we serve.
Equity 2030 seeks to bridge efforts occurring within divisions and institutions, creating an intentional statewide culture of equity-minded collaboration and resulting in equitable practice embedded throughout our institutions. The full Equity 2030 plan is linked here. https://www.minnstate.edu/Equity2030/index.html
Minnesota State University, Mankato has identified five broad themes as our basis for discussion in developing our next comprehensive strategic plan. The themes are Serving Students and Managing Enrollment, Focusing our Resources, Offering an Exceptional Student Experience, Caring for Health and Well-Being, and Ensuring a Welcoming, Equitable, and Inclusive University. We seek to attract teacher-scholars who will be culturally and academically diverse faculty members, and staff with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state, and nation.
Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is now the second largest university in Minnesota with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-world thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 44,500 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The University acknowledges the land and the tribal nations upon this land whose work is being accomplished. We acknowledge that we are on Dakota land. We also take the opportunity to recognize that we live, work, and learn in the homeland of the Dakota people, whose language frames our name—Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Serving approximately 14,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with more than 200 academic programs, from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18% students of color and 1,175 + international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions and extensive partnerships. With 1,600 faculty and staff, including 700 teaching faculty. The University has additional locations and a growing number of on-line programs to accelerate educational access and opportunity. These locations include partnerships in northern Minnesota’s the iron range region. Fast facts about the university can be found here: https://mankato.mnsu.edu/about-the-university/fast-facts/

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: https://admin.mnsu.edu/human-resources/our-benefits/bargaining-units-and-personnel-plans/.

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


*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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Contact: Search Chair, Mathematics & Statistics Department, 507-389-1453
Email:
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273 Wissink Hall
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
Web Page: https://cset.mnsu.edu/departments/mathematics-and-statistics/