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Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2 positions)

Metropolitan State University of Denver
United States, Colorado, Denver
February 19, 2023
Posting Details
Posting Details


Posting Number F00887
Position Title Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2 positions)
Position Number F00249
Salary for Announcement
The salary range for this position is $60,000 - $62,000 at Assistant Professor rank. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, education, experience, specialty and training.

MSU Denver offers excellent benefits that include medical, dental, retirement, tuition benefit, free RTD pass, and more. To learn more about these options, visit our page.
Employee Category Faculty-CAT I
Department Mathematics and Statistics
EClass Code Full time faculty - 9 mo with benefits
Position Summary
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applications for two positions at Assistant Professor level with a specialty in Mathematics Education. These are nine-month tenure-track appointments reporting to the chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The positions start August 1, 2023.
Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are committed to in our work toward educational equity and promoting a culture of access and inclusion for our students, staff, and faculty. We seek to sustain an inclusive community where all individuals at MSU Denver and in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are respected, feel a sense of belonging, and are provided proper resources and skillsets to be successful. This success is not limited to our liberal arts and sciences focused education, but also to the broader development of our students as engaged citizens and valued contributors to their discipline, the community, and our society.

At MSU Denver, we recognize the value of everyone and every group as part of an inclusive community of belonging. The College of Letters, Arts and Sciences has a vibrant Statement on that highlights those values. Differences can include but are not limited to culture, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, language, sex, physical appearance, pregnancy, marital/partner status, age, (dis)ability, neurodiversity, creed, religious or spiritual beliefs, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, class, education, gender identity/expression, veteran status, political affiliation, political philosophy, and more. We recognize that these differences can be visible or invisible.

MSU Denver is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for underrepresented and historically minoritized groups. Our student population consists of over 57% first-generation students and over 50% students of color. We are a designated ( HSI) located in downtown Denver. As the third largest institution of higher education in Colorado and the only institution with an open access mission, MSU Denver is a model university in providing support for all college students to achieve their academic goals. The University serves an undergraduate student population among the most diverse in the state, including the most first-generation students and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students.
Duties/Responsibilities
Teach 18 hours of undergraduate and graduate mathematics and mathematical methods courses per year, including courses for students seeking teacher licensure in the mathematics major. The MSU Denver Mathematics Education group is actively involved in pre-service teacher preparation at all levels. The successful candidate is expected to participate fully in these activities - including evenings and perhaps on-line courses.

The position also involves supervising student teachers; advising students; participation in course and program development and coordination; continued scholarly and professional activities; performing university and community service; completing other duties as assigned by the chair; and the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.
Required Qualifications
Doctorate in Mathematics Education, Mathematics, or another appropriate field completed by August 1, 2023, with at least 18 hours of graduate-level mathematics courses.
Preferred Qualifications
The successful candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills; evidence of potential for continued scholarly activity; and activity in the mathematics education community.

Special consideration will be given to candidates with knowledge of and experience with current trends in K-12 and University-level Mathematics Education including experience teaching with a variety of pedagogical approaches and instructional techniques; demonstrated successful teaching experience at the K-12 level; expertise with the mathematical needs of future elementary teachers, especially those who wish to declare an elementary mathematics concentration; expertise with the mathematical needs of future secondary teachers; familiarity with equity and diversity in Mathematics Education; experience working on and/or obtaining grant funding; proficiency in distance education delivery; interest in working within our STEM collaborations; and experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population, including (but not limited to) BIPOC students, LBGTQIA students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and ESL students.
Posting date 09/21/2022
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Filled
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) 10/21/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications received by Friday, October 21, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted after this date until the position is lled. All applications must be submitted through the university's online system, .

For an application to be considered complete, the following documents must be included:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Letter of Application
3. Teaching Philosophy that describes the values, beliefs, and goals you apply to teaching and learning, including how you meaningfully contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
4. Research Statement
5. Student Evaluations
6. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts. Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.
7. A list of all mathematics courses taught uploaded into the section labelled "Courses Taught." If this information is included within the CV, please skip this section.
8. References. Provide a list of three professional references who will each submit a letter of recommendation; these individuals must know the applicant's expertise and teaching effectiveness. Each letter of recommendation must be submitted from the recommending person directly to the following email address: no later than Friday, October 28, 2022.
Talent Team Representative Tanya Rogowsky
Talent Team Representative E-mail trogowsk@msudenver.edu
Benefits
MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:
Diversity Statement
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 48% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

MSU Denver is committed to creating and fostering a work environment and culture of belonging; we are proud of the work our employee affinity groups contribute to our culture. For more information on our employee affinity groups please visit this .

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