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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 790874
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Mathematics 10032574
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Instructor - Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University invites applications for a fixed-term faculty position with an expected load of 6 courses per academic year split between teaching and coordinating. The department seeks candidates whose teaching or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
The initial appointment, with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2022, will be for one academic year.  Renewal for up to three years is anticipated based on available department funding and performance.
In addition to teaching large lectures in gateway mathematics classes (ranging from quantitative literacy and college algebra through multivariable calculus), the successful candidate will also gain experience and training in coordinating instruction for large enrollment courses with multiple instructors of record. This will be done as part of a vibrant, diverse, and close knit team of career instructional experts and mentors within the Department of Mathematics which serves over 10,000 students per year across various backgrounds and career interests.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -Mathematics, Math Education, or related

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate must have a Master's or higher degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or related field.

Required Application Materials

Applications should be submitted via; see listing for detailed application instructions.

Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Names and contact information of two references who can address the applicant's strengths in classroom instruction and/or coordination of a professional team
Teaching Statement

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Special Instructions

Applications should be submitted via; see listing for detailed application instructions.  

A background check is required for employment.
The evaluation process will begin on July 10, 2022, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Prof. Keith Promislow ( Applicants are encouraged to explore the MSU Department of Mathematics website at

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Department Statement

Michigan State University‚Äôs Department of Mathematics represents all areas of mathematics and has leading research groups in Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, Analysis and Differential Equations, Applied Mathematics, Combinatorics, Dynamical Systems, Geometry, Number Theory, and Topology, with cross cutting research at the interfaces of these important areas. In conjunction with these research activities, the department is home to a vibrant postdoctoral program and a strong PhD program. The department supports BS degrees in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, and Computational Mathematics, as well as an Advanced Mathematics undergraduate program, with many students continuing on to advanced degrees.  

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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