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(USA-MN-Morris) Assistant Professor

Dawson, MN | Posted 2 months ago

Job ID359915 LocationMorris Job FamilyAcademic Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code9753T Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin About the Job Duties/Responsibilities: Position responsibilities include teaching and advising undergraduates, maintaining an active research program, and providing service to the campus. Instructor is a probationary faculty rank without terminal degree. Promotion from Instructor to the rank of assistant professor is dependent upon completion of the terminal degree appropriate to one's field no later than December of the second year. Assistant Professor is a probationary faculty rank with terminal degree. Promotion from assistant professor to the rank of associate professor is based upon: demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and advising students; professional distinction in creative endeavors or research; profession, University, and discipline-related service Promotion from associate professor to the rank of professor is based upon: demonstration of continuing excellence in teaching and advising; significant addition to a record of scholarly or creative achievement; establishment of a national and/or international reputation in one's field; service to the profession and the University, as well as leadership in the campus community; and ongoing demonstration of the academic integrity expected of all faculty members. Qualifications Required Qualifications Applicants must hold or expect to hold the terminal degree appropriate to the field. Experience and evidence of excellence in teaching is required. An understanding of teaching at a residential, undergraduate liberal arts college is desired. Benefits Working at the University At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts University HSA contributions Disability and employer-paid life insurance Employee wellbeing program Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Financial counseling services Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost Please visit the for more information regarding benefits. 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 have 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. Example language: This position requires that you attach LIST ATTACHMENT TYPES SUCH AS: a sample of scholarly work, a diversity statement, and a list of references. This position will remain open until filled. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-8647. Diversity 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 ide tity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: 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 Morris (UMN Morris) The University of Minnesota Morris (UMN Morris) makes its home on a 121-year-old campus on the western edge of the state and is one of the top public liberal arts colleges in the nation. The small, close-knit campus emphasizes faculty/student collaboration in research, study abroad, and community engaged learning. Deeply rooted in the tall grass prairies of Minnesota, the campus also has advanced sustainable, environmentally friendly initiatives that have grown to levels of national leadership and touch nearly all aspects of campus life. At the University of Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace for 2021, as well as by Forbes as Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers (2015, 2018, 2019, 2023), Best Employer for Diversity (2019, 2020), Best Employer for New Grads (2018, 2019), and Best Employer by State (2019, 2022). 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.

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