North Dakota State University, Mathematics

Position ID: NDSU_MATH-ASSTPROF [#18507]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Fargo, North Dakota 58102, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics or Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/06, finished 2022/02/23, listed until 2021/11/01)
Position Description:    

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North Dakota State University invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics to begin on August 16, 2022.

The required qualifications are: a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics; a strong record or demonstrated potential for high quality research; evidence of and potential for effective teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate level; a commitment to departmental and university service; and effective oral and written communication skills.

Qualified applicants in any field of mathematics are encouraged to apply; however, candidates whose research area are consonant with research of faculty in the department will be given priority. Ideal candidates would complement our existing strengths, show promise as effective educators, and contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment within the department and at North Dakota State University.

To be considered for this position, please visit and submit an application to opening number 2936512. Candidates will need to provide

1. cover letter, 2. a curriculum vitae, 3. a summary of their research program, 4. a description of their teaching experience, and 5. a list of names and email addresses for at least four references, one of which discusses the candidate’s teaching qualifications.

In addition, these materials along with reference letters should be submitted online at

We shall begin screening applicants on November 1, 2021.

North Dakota State University is the land-grant university in the state of North Dakota. The Department of Mathematics has a vigorous and growing doctoral program and is currently composed of 14 faculty members and 32 graduate students (most of whom are Ph.D. students). The research interests of the faculty include the fields of algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, combinatorics, and geometry/topology. The department offers the opportunity for an energetic mathematician to work in a small, friendly, research-oriented department while at the same time enjoying exposure to colleagues in a wide variety of fields. For more information about our department, please see our webpage at

Fargo is one of the best-kept secrets in the United States. The Fargo-Moorhead area has more than 200,000 people while maintaining a friendly small-town feel. The city has a definite “college-town” atmosphere with many cultural and intellectual opportunities. Both the region and the state have a growing economy with a significant commitment to improving higher education.

The Department of Mathematics and North Dakota State University have a commitment to enhancing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. The University is an NSF Advance institution. We especially encourage applications from members of traditionally under-represented groups. North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity institution.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
North Dakota State University
Department of Mathematics, 2750
Minard Hall 408
PO Box 6050
Fargo ND 58108