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Tenure Track, Mathematics

University of St. Thomas (MN)
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Sep 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Mathematics at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Mathematics, to begin in September 2023.  


In addition to teaching introductory-level undergraduate courses, we are seeking faculty who can teach other courses and conduct research in the areas including but not limited to Applied Mathematics and/or Probability and Statistics for Applied Sciences to support our major programs. 


The successful candidates are expected to teach undergraduate mathematics, actuarial science, and/or statistics courses housed in the Department of Mathematics.  The standard teaching load is three courses per semester, usually with two distinct preparations per semester.  The successful candidates must also demonstrate an effective research program. 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.


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.  The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EOE).  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to building a skilled team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This commitment is consistent with our 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 University of St. Thomas is a liberal arts institution that values excellence in teaching and research.  The 18-member Department of 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 ( offers a Bachelor of Science degree and is in the Department of Mathematics.  The Center for Applied Mathematics ( is located within the department and supports faculty and student research on a variety of projects.



Minimum Qualifications:


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 research/scholarly activities.  Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or eligible for legally required exemption such as a medical or religious reason.

To apply please include the following: 

A curriculum vitae uploaded into you profile. A cover letter copy/pasted into your application. 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. Upload the following documents (limit each to two pages): A statement detailing your teaching experience and your teaching philosophy. A statement (in a language understandable to a broad range of math, statistics, 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. Optional: additional evidence of teaching excellence.

The preferred format for all uploaded application documents is PDF.


The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 7, 2022 and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. 


Any questions regarding the position should be sent to the search committee chair Magda Stolarska at or department chair Arkady Shemyakin at .


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.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.


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