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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Dakota State University
Madison, South Dakota
$60,000 - $63,000

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Faculty Jobs
Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

The College of Arts & Sciences at Dakota State University invites applications for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Our mathematics program offers four specializations: Information Systems, Cryptography, Secondary Education, and Intermediate Education. A significant portion of our mathematics majors pursue double majors in computer science or artificial intelligence, and the majority of our math courses are designed to serve both general education requirements and support various Computer Science programs. The typical workload for this position involves teaching twenty-four credit hours per academic year.

The start date of this position is Fall 2024.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in mathematics or a closely related field is required.
  • Ability to teach undergraduate students.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position. 


  • The candidate will be expected to teach a variety of mathematics courses, both face-to-face and on-line, at the general education and upper division levels.
  • Researching and publishing relevant scholarship.
  • Active pursuit of grant and funding opportunities.
  • Additional duties may include advising students, serving on university committees, assisting with recruitment activities and/or engaging in ongoing assessment.


  • Flexible benefits package – including paid sick leave, health and retirement benefits
  • Life and disability insurance options
  • Reduced tuition and training opportunities
  • Professional liability coverage

About DSU College of Arts and Sciences:
Technology is front and center in our arts and sciences programs at Dakota State University. Our state-of-the-art facilities include numerous computer and science labs, and instructional use of various learning technologies are expected in the classroom.

The College of Arts & Sciences impacts every student enrolled at DSU by providing the bulk of the general education courses. Additionally, the College of Arts & Sciences offers exciting majors such as Computer Game Design, Digital Arts & Design, Cyber Leadership, Biology, Math, Analytical Science, and English for New Media.

The college provides students with the education to excel in any career. DSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Information about DSU:
Dakota State University is a special focus STEM university with an emphasis in computing information technologies and cyber security across all areas of human endeavor. Over the years, DSU has established its reputation as a distinguished regional and national leader in computer science and cybersecurity education and research. We embrace opportunities to provide our students, faculty, and future collaborators with the most innovative technologies and facilities, to produce transformative research and development, and create an outstanding base of faculty, students, and programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. levels. DSU holds three prestigious designations from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense, Research, and Cyber Operations.

How to Apply:
To apply, visit The employment site will allow the attachment of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for at least three professional references.

Applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About Dakota State University:
In addition to the exciting professional opportunities at Dakota State University, employees will have the privilege of enjoying the benefits of Madison, South Dakota. Nestled in the heart of the state, Madison offers a unique blend of small-town charm and modern amenities, creating an ideal environment for work-life balance.

The city boasts a range of recreational activities, from picturesque parks to outdoor events, fostering a sense of community engagement and well-being. Madison’s scenic landscapes and proximity to nearby lakes provide ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, whether it be fishing, hiking, or simply enjoying the beauty of the great outdoors.

Madison’s location within South Dakota provides easy access to larger cities, cultural events, and regional attractions. Madison is only a short 50 minute drive from South Dakota’s largest city, Sioux Falls.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
DSU is committed to equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.


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