University of Minnesota-Duluth, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 1924-UMDTERMMST24 [#24602, 360953]
Position Title: Instructor or Assistant Professor (full time Term)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Duluth, Minnesota 55812, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2024/05/01)
Position Description:    

The Mathematics and Statistics Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth invites applications for full-time term faculty positions in both mathematics and statistics. We are particularly interested in candidates to coordinate our Securian Math Learning Lab (SML). These are non-tenure-track appointments for fall semester 2024 and spring semester 2025, with possible extension as needed by the department. The appointment starts August 19, 2024.

Candidates will be considered for the rank Assistant Professor or Instructor, determined by qualifications. A Ph.D. is required for the rank of Assistant Professor (9403) and a master’s degree is required for the rank of Instructor (9404).

Applicants should be able to teach a wide range of mathematics and/or statistics courses including courses in our Securian Math Learning Lab, show evidence of teaching excellence and demonstrate a commitment to working with a diverse student population. Classes taught in the SML are taught in a modified emporium style and include College Algebra and Basic Math.

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Duties & Responsibilities include teaching (approximately 90%) and service (approximately 10%). Teaching duties include the following: develop and teach courses, demonstrate high command of the subject matter, have well organized course plans and deliver courses clearly to students, help students fulfill their academic need, assessment and grading, and hold office hours. Service duties include meeting attendance, committee work and other service and outreach activities.

Necessary qualifications include a master’s (9404) or Ph.D. (9403) in statistics, mathematics, or related field awarded by the time of appointment from a regionally accredited institution with a Ph.D. preferred.

Preferred Qualifications include previous teaching experience at the collegiate level (such as teaching assistant experience) to a diverse group of students, evidence of effective teaching, evidence of scholarship in statistics, mathematics, or related field, and effective written and oral communication skills appropriate to the position. A Ph.D. credential is preferred. Prior experience in a coordinator role or an Emporium teaching model is preferred for the SML coordinator position.

Applications must be submitted online. To apply, go to and search for job ID 360953. First, submit the application with a cover letter and CV/resume in PDF format. Then return to the “My Job Applications” page to attach the additional documents, also in pdf format. Complete applications include the online application, cover letter, resume/CV and additional attachments as follows: (1) statement of teaching philosophy, (2) statement of commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and (3) current contact information for 3 professional references. Even if you provide this information within the application, you must also attach the requested additional document. Please do not miss this important step in the application process. Applications missing any of these documents may not be reviewed.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please e-mail or contact a University of Minnesota Access Consultant at (612) 624-3316.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2024 and continue until filled.

The University of Minnesota Duluth campus is part of the University of Minnesota public university system and is the second largest research university within the U of M system. UMD is a comprehensive university of about 11,000 students. Duluth is the largest city in northern Minnesota and part of the Twin Ports metropolitan area (Duluth, MN and Superior, WI). A dynamic city situated on the hilly shores at the western tip of Lake Superior, Duluth was named Outdoor magazine’s Best Outdoors Town, celebrating its access to the outdoors and to Lake Superior—the largest freshwater lake on earth by area. The Twin Ports area hosts four colleges and universities, two major hospitals, many retail and manufacturing companies, and the largest commercial port on the Great Lakes. Duluth is home to hundreds of miles of biking, hiking, and skiing trails, including the Superior Hiking Trail, a 300+ mile trail intersecting Duluth, and the Duluth Traverse, an 85-mile multi-use biking and hiking trail stretching across town. In addition to the outdoors, the Twin Ports area has vibrant music, arts, crafts, and craft brewing scenes, and a variety of award-winning restaurants. Duluth offers affordable housing, an absence of appreciable traffic, and mixes its historic feel with a dynamic urban economy and many cultural offerings.

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Contact: Kate Petersen, 218-726-6803
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