Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Posted Date 2 days ago(9/8/2021 2:44 AM)
Number of Openings
The committee will begin reviewing applications on Nov. 15, 2021 and will continue reviewing applications until the positions are filled.
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Mathematics - CAS
Tenure Track Faculty
The Department of Mathematics at the University of St. Thomas invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in
Mathematics, to begin in September 2022.
The University of St. Thomas is a liberal arts institution that values
excellence in teaching and research. The 20-member Department of Mathematics
(https:// www. stthomas.edu/mathematics) offers bachelor's programs in
mathematics, mathematics education, and actuarial science, and supports the
interdepartmental degree program in statistics and is quite active in
undergraduate research. The Actuarial Science Program
(https:// www. stthomas.edu/actuarialscience) offers a Bachelor of Science
degree and is in the Department of Mathematics. The Center for Applied
Mathematics (https:// www. stthomas.edu/cam) is located within the department
and supports faculty and student research on a variety of projects.
The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal
opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal
attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive
environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic
origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual
orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities,
and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a
variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is
consistent with our university mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual
tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally
responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to
advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to
the ideals of this mission. The Department of Mathematics is in full support
of these ideals and strives to create a department that embodies them.
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate mathematics,
actuarial science, or statistics courses housed in the Department of
Mathematics. The standard teaching load for this position is three courses per
semester, usually with two distinct preparations per semester. The Faculty
Development Center at the University of St. Thomas maintains a competitive
research support program that can provide faculty members up to two course
releases during their first five years on campus with support programs for
tenured faculty available as well.
In addition to providing more full-time faculty for students in lower-level
courses, the department needs a faculty member who can teach mid- and upper-
level undergraduate mathematics courses. Ideally the new faculty member could
teach at least two courses that are in the major core (algebra, analysis,
complex analysis, or topology). Alternatively, there is a need for a faculty
member who could teach Math 313 Probability and provide options for faculty
who teach courses in the Mathematical Statistics track of the Statistics
Applicants must have Ph.D. (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in mathematics or in
a closely related field, or alternatively, ABDs nearing completion of the
Ph.D. will be considered, with the initial appointment to be made at the rank
of instructor. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to
excellence in teaching and show strong potential for productive
How to Apply:
To be considered for this opportunity, all interested applicants must apply
online at https: // www. stthomas.edu/jobs/. There are multiple parts to the
application process. Applicants will first be asked to create an applicant
profile and upload their supplemental application materials. The committee
will begin reviewing applications on Nov. 15, 2021 and will continue reviewing
applications until the positions are filled.
The application process will include:
1) A curriculum vitae uploaded into your applicant profile.
2) A cover letter copy/pasted into your application.
3) Please complete the reference section of the application with the names
and contact information of three professional references. Candidates will be
contacted if letters of recommendation are desired. At least one of the
references should be able to address the candidate's teaching.
4) Upload the following documents to your applicant profile (limit each to
A statement detailing your teaching experience and your teaching philosophy.
A statement (in a language understandable to a broad range of math, stat. and actuarial faculty) outlining your current and future research and indicating how your research agenda will enhance our current efforts.
A statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
5) Optional: additional evidence of teaching excellence.
The preferred format for all uploaded application documents is PDF.
Any questions regarding the position should be sent to the search committee
chair Magda Stolarska at firstname.lastname@example.org or department chair Arkady
Shemyakin at email@example.com.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working
environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and
successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises
the official job listing on its website at www. stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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