Minnesota State University, Mankato, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 2179-NTT [#13758]
Position Title: Mathematics & Statistics Instructor (3 positions)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mankato, Minnesota 56001, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/04/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/03/19, finished 2019/07/13, listed until 2019/08/19)
Position Description:    

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The successful candidate will teach a wide spectrum of college mathematics including intermediate algebra, trigonometry, finite math & business calculus, pre-calculus, calculus, and/or elementary statistics.

  • A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twelve (12) credits per semester of instruction.
  • 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)


  • Master's Degree or PhD in mathematics. (Degree must be conferred on an official transcription and received in Human Resources prior to August 12, 2019.)
  • Experience teaching college level mathematics.


  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
  • Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach pre-college level mathematics.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach finite mathematics and calculus with an emphasis on business applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach a wide range of courses in mathematics.
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology in teaching mathematics.
  • Willingness to provide professional service within the department and university.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mankato, select the job title, and click the green "Apply" button at the top of the job posting page. A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three(3) references
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) of candidate's relevant graduate degree(s)
  • Cover Letter
  • A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
  • A one (1) page statement of your teaching philosophy

Chair, Fixed-Term Search Committee
Mathematics and Statistics
273 Wissink Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
Email: math.search@mnsu.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Priority consideration given to applications received by April 8, 2019. 

*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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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
273 Wissink Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
Web Page: https://cset.mnsu.edu/mathstat/

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