Visiting Assistant Professor (2 positions)

Fargo, North Dakota, United States

Job description

Location: Fargo, ND

Position Description:

North Dakota State University invites applications for two positions of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics to begin on August 16, 2018. These are one-year term positions with a 3-3 teaching load.

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 16 faculty members, 3 Visiting Professors, and 29 graduate students (most of whom are Ph.D. students). The research interests of the faculty include the fields of algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, combinatorics, geometry/topology, and mathematics education. 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.

NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable. Direct inquiries to: Vice Provost, Title IX/ADA Coordinator, Old Main 201, 701-231-7708,

Minimum Qualifications:

The required qualifications are:

a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics; evidence of and potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level; and effective oral and written communication skills; eligibility to work in the United States on August 15, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching undergraduate courses at the freshman and sophomore level.

How to apply

To be considered for this position, please visit and submit an application to opening number 1700723. Candidates will need to provide

1. a curriculum vitae,

2. a description of their teaching experience, and

3. a list of names and email addresses for at least three references, preferably two of which discuss the candidate’s teaching qualifications.

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

We will begin screening applicants on 6/8/18.

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

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university, ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 108 public and private universities in the country. NDSU is in the elite category of "Research Universities/Very High Research Activity." NDSU is one of two flagship universities in North Dakota, with several programs ranked in the Top 100 by the National Science Foundation.