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Assistant Professor - UMD Mathematics and Statistics
University of Minnesota Duluth in Duluth, Minnesota
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Date Posted February 18, 2019
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

This is a term faculty position. We are hiring multiple positions that may be either part or full-time to fulfill our course needs. This is not a tenure-track appointment.  It is a limited appointment for up to one year, with possible extension as needed by department.

Teaching and Advising:
• For full time, teach the equivalent of three courses per semester (9-15 credits).
• Demonstrate a high command of relevant subject matter
• Have well- organized course plans
• Deliver high-quality teaching to students
• Work with colleagues to deliver consistent course experiences-including topics covered and depth of coverage
• Maintain a consistent and positive teaching evaluation record
• Advise students regarding coursework and broader academic or career goals, both inside and outside the classroom.
• Possible course assignments include:
* Math 103-Basic Math
* Math 1005-College Algebra
* Math 1250-Precalculus
Math1296-Calculus I
Math 1297-Calculus II
# Math 3230-Differential Equations with Linear Algebra
# Math 3298-Calculus III
* Courses taught in hybrid lecture-lab format in the Securian Math Learning Lab using a combination of lecture and computer-based instruction
# Courses taught with Mathematica lab component

• Participate in department meetings and committees
• Outreach or community service that is reasonable related to the professional role of a faculty member

Required Qualifications:

PhD from a regionally accredited university in mathematics or statistics or relevant field
One year of relevant teaching experience at the college level (graduate TA experience acceptable)
Effective written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Two or more years of relevant college-level teaching experience or professional experience in a relevant field
Experience in a variety of teaching methods- lecture, active learning, discussion, lab
Expertise using technology for teaching
Evidence of the ability to work effectively with diverse groups
Experience and background to teach upper level mathematics and statistics courses

Applications must be submitted online.  To apply, go to and search for job ID 330143.  First, submit the application with 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, and resume/CV, plus additional documents as follows:  (1) transcripts, (2) statement of teaching interests/philosophy, (3) contact information from three professional references.  Even if you provide this information within the application, you must also attach the requested additional documents.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact a University of Minnesota Access Consultant at 612-624-3316. Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled.

For information about the Mathematics and Statistics Department, please go to our website at:

The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) consistently ranks among the top Midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue.

Overlooking Lake Superior, UMD provides an alternative to both large research and small liberal arts environments and attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university.  A firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, as well as professional and graduate students that draw on UMD's many research institutes and labs.

UMD is a regional comprehensive land and sea-grant state university, one of five coordinate campus within the State of Minnesota system and with a total enrollment of approximately 11,500 students. SCSE is the largest college at UMD comprising over 3300 undergraduate students, 260 graduate students, 180 faculty, and 80 permanent staff. The college includes the science departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Physics and Astronomy, and Mathematics and Statistics, as well as the ABET-accredited departments of Computer Science, Electrical, Chemical, Civil and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

A dynamic city on a hill situated at the western tip of Lake Superior, Duluth was named Outdoor magazine’s Best Outdoors Town in 2014, celebrating its access to the outdoors and to Lake Superior -- the largest freshwater lake on earth by area. 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 is a truly wonderful place to live, with great schools, health care, and affordable housing. It mixes its historic small-town feel with a dynamic urban economy and many cultural offerings.

Duluth, with a population of approximately 85,000 people, is located at the head of beautiful Lake Superior. As a major shipping port, over 1,000 vessels from around the world pass under its iconic Aerial Lift Bridge, annually. Duluth is a popular tourist destination, with 3.5 million people visiting the city annually, for a $780 million economic impact. More information about Duluth can be found at

If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact MSRS or PERA for any eligibility limitations.

Smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds and University vehicles.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

*Please mention to employers when applying for this job*
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