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Teaching Specialist

University of Minnesota
United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis
May 15, 2024
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About the Job

About the Job

This is a standing posting to remain open throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. The percentage of appointment varies from semester to semester, dependent upon the number of courses being taught at one time. UPlan benefits are offered for positions of 75% time (30 hours per week) or higher.

  • Serve as instructor of record for mathematics undergraduate or graduate-level courses per academic year;
  • Course assignments may range from undergradute courses to professional masters courses in financial mathematics;
  • Prepare course materials including syllabus;
  • Deliver course content;
  • Respond to student inquiries via email, phone, or in person;
  • Grade all student materials including exams, papers, presentations and final exams;
  • Submit final grades;
  • Courses may be offered online or in person

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in the mathematical sciences or a related field
  • Experience teaching university-level undergraduate or graduate math courses

Preferred Qualifications:.

  • Experience serving as the instructor of record for a university-level course.
About the Department

The School of Mathematics, located in the heart of the College of Science and Engineering, has about sixty faculty covering essentially all areas of mathematics. The School has a long history of interdisciplinary research, but is equally strong in the core areas of mathematics. Students have opportunities to participate in programs at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, the Minnesota Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, the Minnesota Center for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the School of Mathematics Center for Educational Programs. PhD alumni and alumnae are spread throughout universities, colleges, industry, and national labs.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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