Mathematics, Assistant Professor (AA19017)

Mankato, Minnesota, United States

Job description

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Priority consideration given to applications received by January 26, 2018.
POSITION: Tenure-Track (Probationary*)
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 20, 2018

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Minnesota State University, Mankato invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Mathematics beginning August 20, 2018. This position requires teaching and advising to support the undergraduate and
graduate programs in mathematics. This position also requires active engagement in scholarship, advising of master’s thesis, continuing preparation, and service to the university, community, and discipline. This faculty member will be expected to contribute to the diversity of the undergraduate and graduate programs, department, college, and university.

-Earned doctorate in mathematics with a strong emphasis in complex analysis and/or related areas. (ABD candidates will be considered. Degree must be completed by August 1, 2018 and official transcript must be submitted to Human Resources by September 30, 2018).
-Demonstrated experience to teach college level mathematics or post-doctoral research experience.

-Ability to teach a wide range of mathematics courses including undergraduate and graduate courses such as complex analysis, real analysis, functional analysis, and intermediate analysis.
-Strong interest in developing curriculum in complex analysis and related areas.
-Demonstrated ability to develop a sustainable research program in mathematics and/or its applications.
-Experience in teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.
-Postdoctoral experience.
-Superior communication and teaching skills.
-Experience in mentoring students and supervising undergraduate or graduate level research.
-Ability to seek funding for research and/or curriculum development individually and/or collaboratively.
-Commitment to scholarly activities in the department and engagement in professional services.
-Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers B. A., B. S., M. A. and M. S. programs in mathematics, statistics, and secondary teaching. The Department has 24 full-time faculty committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Faculty specialties include applied computational mathematics, ring theory, combinatorial matrix theory, stochas­tic differential equations and stochastic processes, partial differential equations and industrial mathematics, topology and dynamical systems, statistics, numerical analysis, probability, algebraic combinatorics and discrete mathematics, complex analysis, real analysis, geometry, optimization, and both elementary and secondary mathematics education. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at:

How to apply

To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

-Cover Letter
-Resume/Curriculum Vitae
-Contact information for three (3) references
-Summary of teaching experience and evidence of effective teaching
-Statement of research interests (limit 600 words)
-Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree

Chair, Complex Analysis Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
273 Wissink Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: (507) 389-5908

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:

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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.

Minnesota State University, Mankato is where tireless thought and innovative research bring real solutions to real needs. The University's environment of big ideas coupled with real-world thinking equip Minnesota State Mankato students to go well beyond expectations and into exciting, rewarding futures. A growing international reputation for breakthrough research distinguishes the University, as does the unique quality of life that marks the proud community of greater Mankato.