The Swenson College of Science and Engineering (https://scse.d.umn.edu) at the University of Minnesota Duluth is seeking to fill multiple tenure-line faculty positions for Fall 2024. We seek teacher-scholars in the following departments: Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Please see https://z.umn.edu/scsecareers for more information. Successful applicants are expected to establish collaborative, externally funded and nationally recognized research programs that engage students as well as contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching, advising, and mentoring that support diversity and inclusion and a commitment to justice. We are especially interested in recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. The University of Minnesota Duluth values of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to achieving excellence. We strongly encourage scholars who are women, Indigenous, LGBTQIA+, Black, Latin American, Asian American, Hawaiian/Island Pacific, or mixed race, and scholars with disabilities to apply. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College's distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action.
We recognize that excellence in teaching and research form the basis for any successful candidate. To that end, we are implementing an anonymized search process. See https://z.umn.edu/scsecareers for a description of the application steps and directions and for the department-specific screening rubrics. Applications must include four documents (https://scse.d.umn.edu/about/swenson-college-faculty-searches/search-faq): an anonymized research and teaching statement that is understandable to a non-specialist (recommended 2000 words/5 pages max); a statement that demonstrates a commitment to justice, equity, inclusion, and a diverse student population (1000 words/2 pages max); a curriculum vita; and a list of four professional references.
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) campus is part of the University of Minnesota public university system and is the second largest research university within the U of M system. UMD is a comprehensive university of about 9,000 students located along the shores of Lake Superior. The Duluth campus is affiliated with the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and School of Medicine, and is home to the Natural Resources Research Institute, the Large Lakes Observatory, and the Advanced Materials Center. Duluth is also the site of a major US EPA Research Laboratory.
UMD is committed to supporting our colleagues. The University of Minnesota has a robust policy for opportunity hires for partners. Parental leaves and on-campus childcare are available. The Swenson College has a mentoring program to facilitate professional success. Swenson College Howard Higholt Professorships (https://z.umn.edu/HigholtProfessorshipApplyFall23) are also available to support outstanding tenure-track faculty who are committed to creating a more inclusive and equitable institution; please follow the nomination instructions to apply for the Howard Higholt Professorship.