Augsburg University, MSCS

Position ID: 3343-VIS [#24022]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2 positions)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/12/06)
Position Description:    

We are looking to fill two (2) visiting positions. Interested candidates should have primary teaching and research interests in Mathematics. Preference will be given to teacher-scholars who are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and contributing, through teaching, service, and scholarship, to the success of a richly diverse community of learners. Priority given to those candidates with teaching and pedagogical experience in introductory mathematics.

The teaching load is three courses plus a lab (or equivalent) per semester and includes a variety of courses in Mathematics, both for majors and general education. The successful candidates will also be expected to continue their scholarship, and to contribute to student success through their work.

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About our programs

Augsburg University offers both a B.S. and a B.A. in Mathematics, along with majors in Data Science, Mathematical Economics, and Mathematics: Secondary Education.  The Mathematics department is housed within the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, which has a total of thirteen full time faculty.  Our majors, minors, and coursework are grounded in the liberal arts, coupled with applied skills necessary to solve modern problems, and opportunities to experience and develop workforce skills.  The department has a strong commitment to active and inclusive engagement of students and to supporting one another as teacher-scholars.  There are many opportunities to collaborate with faculty across campus on interdisciplinary projects.  

The department is located in Augsburg's newest building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, which opened in 2018.  Our location in Minneapolis allows for engagement and fruitful collaboration with colleagues at the many colleges and universities in the Twin Cities, as well as local research labs, government organizations, and industry, which includes many Fortune 500 companies. 

Classes throughout the department incorporate active learning, modern computational techniques, and student projects.  Faculty get to know students well with small class sizes.  Outside the classroom, our students regularly engage in research with our faculty and present at regional and national conferences.  See for more information about faculty/student research opportunities and programs.  Many of our current majors complete an internship in local industry, government, or non-profit.  


Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Mathematics or a closely related area by the start of the appointment.
  • Commitment to student engagement and student success with a diverse group of learners.
  • Interest in teaching undergraduate Mathematics courses at both the introductory and advanced level.
  • Plans for continued research or other scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a lead instructor or as a teaching assistant with a record of student engagement and student success with a diverse group of students.
  • Interest in creating engaging activities for developmental, general education, or other introductory mathematics courses
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate student research and/or internships.

Application Instructions and Requirements

To apply for this position, please go to and upload the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
    • Describe your commitment to teaching Mathematics at the undergraduate level; and
    • Express your interest in Augsburg University
  • Curriculum Vitae (including a list of courses taught) 
  • Unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Scholarship Statement
  • Contact information for three professional references, ideally at least one of whom can address your teaching or teaching potential

If your application advances in this search, you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your references.

Applications should be submitted by February 1, 2024 for full consideration. Review of applications will continue until search is concluded.

Official transcripts are required at the time of hire. 

Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class.  Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate these competencies.  Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

Augsburg University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete our application process, please contact our Human Resources Department at phone number: 612-330-1058 or email:

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