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The University of Minnesota, Crookston is one of five campuses in the University of Minnesota land-grant system.  A small campus with access to big university resources, the U of M, Crookston is a coordinate campus that provides a unique applied learning and technology-driven approach to education, research and service.  Our 237-acre campus is located in Northwest Minnesota in the beautiful Red River Valley, one of the richest and most diversified agricultural regions in the United States and has an enrollment of 1,200 degree seeking students, with a total headcount of approximately 2,100 students. The U of M, Crookston has been recognized as a U.S. News "Best College" since 1999 in the "Midwest Public Comprehensive Baccalaureate Colleges" category.  The Crookston campus was ranked one of the "Most Wired Colleges in America" by Yahoo! Internet Life Online.  Our technology initiatives have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Converge magazine, Online Learning magazine and Minnesota Public Radio.  Full time positions offer competitive salaries; vacation, holiday, and sick leave pay; retirement benefits; career enrichment programs; opportunities for advancement; free undergraduate tuition; health, dental, and life insurance benefits; pleasant working conditions; and convenient location and parking. A comprehensive explanation of available benefits can be viewed at: http://www1.umnn.edu/ohr/benefits/summary.

Faculty positions currently open are listed below. You may apply for open positions electronically at the following web page: https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment.


U o f M. Crookston is an equal opportunity educator and employer


TENURE-TRACK IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Math, Science, and Technology Department

POSITION: Full-time, nine-month tenure track position in Software Engineering in the Math, Science, and Technology Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 17, 2015. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction to students in the Software Engineering B.S. program, the Information Technology Management B.S. program, and in the Health Informatics Certificate programs; establish his/her own research program, with a focus on software engineering; participate in efforts to achieve and maintain ABET accreditation as well as support efforts to create and maintain international collaborations; contribute to further develop current and future programs; advise students; participate in recruitment and retention efforts; and help expand network with the industry to benefit programs, student experience, and student employment opportunities. Course topics(on campus and on-line) include but not limited to Data Warehousing and Mining, Database Management Systems, Programming, Discrete Structures, Software Construction, Software Design and Architecture, and Software Requirements Analysis.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Terminal degree or ABD in software engineering, computer science or related field (if candidate is ABD, terminal degree needs to be awarded by the end of the first contract year); effective communication skills; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; ability to read, write, and understand English; and commitment to an experiential educational philosophy within the scope of the land grant mission. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree and teaching and/or research experience in academic institution, industry experience, experience/track record of seeking and successful implementing externally funded projects and grants, ABET experience, and experience with scientific modeling, simulation and visualization
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin February 20, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Please include copy of college transcripts. Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Joseph Shostell, MST Department Head by telephone: (218) 281-8257 or e-mail: shostell@umn.edu.

FACULTY POSITION IN AGRICULTURAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE AVIATION
Agriculture and Natural Resources Department

POSITION:
Nine-month Teaching Specialist or Lecturer position (classification is dependent upon academic degree earned) within the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota beginning August 17, 2015. Salary will be dependent on qualifications and level of experience. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: (1) Provide program leadership to the established aviation program which combines agriculture, natural resources, and law enforcement with aviation. Provide support to existing programs in natural resources aviation, agricultural aviation, and natural resources law enforcement. (2) Deliver flight instruction and teach aviation academic courses such as, but not limited to: introduction to aviation, airplane aerodynamics, aircraft systems, basic attitude instrument flying, IFR procedures and policies, conventional aircraft operations, certified flight instructor, instrument certified flight instructor, conservation law enforcement, natural resources and law enforcement aviation applications, and agricultural application. (3) Advise undergraduate students in aviation programs. (4) Develop working relationships with agencies and organizations to assist with internship and permanent job placement. (5) Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary faculty whose focus is on the practical application of knowledge and technology.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: B. S. plus 18 relevant graduate credits in an aviation related field, natural resource-related field, criminal justice, biology, or law degree; FAA certified flight instructor (CFI) certificate and instrument instructor rating for single engine airplanes; experience as aviator in agricultural application, natural resources, conservation law enforcement, general law enforcement, or substantial experience as Pilot in Command of Conventional Gear aircraft; strong communication skills; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences and commitment to a polytechnic educational philosophy within the scope of the land grant mission. Final offer contingent on successful background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: M.S. or Ph.D. in a field related to natural resources, aviation, or agriculture; experience as a flight instructor or agency pilot; and teaching experience at the college level or in comparable extension, continuing education, or agency capacity; substantial experience with flight instruction in Conventional Gear aircraft.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete application instructions and to apply electronically.

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING LECTURERS (2 POSITIONS) (Class #9753)
Math, Science, and Technology Department

POSITION: Two full-time, nine-month, annual renewable lecturer positions in Software Engineering in the Math, Science, and Technology Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 17, 2015.  Standard teaching load is 15 credits/5 courses per semester. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction to students in the Software Engineering B.S. program, the Information Technology Management B.S. program, and in the Health Informatics Certificate programs.  Course topics include, but are not limited to, Data Warehousing and Mining, Database Management Systems, Programming, Discrete Structures, Software Construction, Software Design and Architecture, and Software Requirements Analysis.  It is vital that the candidate participate in efforts to achieve and maintain ABET accreditation as well as support efforts to create and maintain international collaborations.  The candidate is expected to contribute to further develop current and future programs; advise students; engage in department and campus service activities; participate in recruitment and retention efforts; and help expand our network with the industry to benefit our programs, student experience, and student employment opportunities.  The candidate should be open to teach both on campus and online courses.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in software engineering, computer science or related field (or a master’s degree, plus a minimum of 18 graduate credits in software engineering, computer science or related field); passion for teaching and student-centered service; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; effective communication skills; and commitment to an experiential educational philosophy within the scope of the land-grant mission.  Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in software engineering, computer science or related field; experience/track record of seeking and successful implementing externally funded projects and grants, ABET experience, experience with online education, and experience with scientific modeling, simulation and visualization.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.  Please include copy of college transcripts.  Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Joseph Shostell, MST, Department Head by telephone: (218) 281-8257 or e-mail shostell@umn.edu.

COMMUNICATION LECTURER (Class #9753)
Liberal Arts and Education Department

POSITION:
Full-time, nine-month, annual renewable lecturer position in communication in the Liberal Arts and Education Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 17, 2015. Standard teaching load is 15 credits/5 courses per semester. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and teach a variety of communication and speech courses. The candidate is expected to contribute to further develop current and future programs; advise students; engage in department and campus service activities; participate in recruitment and retention efforts; and help expand our network with the industry to benefit our programs, student experience, and student employment opportunities. The candidate should be open to teaching both on campus and online courses.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in communication or closely related field (or a master’s degree, plus a minimum of 18 graduate credits in communication or closely related field); passion for teaching and student-centered service; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; effective communication skills; and commitment to an experiential educational philosophy within the scope of the land-grant mission. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree in communication or closely related field; two years of experience teaching both campus and online communication courses; experience with instructional technology methods; and ability to develop and implement both campus and online communication courses.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Please include copy of college transcripts. Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Soo-Yin Lim-Thompson, Department Head by telephone: (218) 281-8248or e-mail: slimthom@umn.edu.

COMPOSITION LECTURER (Class #9753)
Liberal Arts and Education Department

POSITION:
Full-time, nine-month, annual renewable lecturer position in composition in the Liberal Arts and Education Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 17, 2015. Standard teaching load is 15 credits/5 courses per semester. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and teach predominantly composition I and composition II, with opportunity to teach business writing and writing in your profession as needed. The candidate is expected to contribute to further develop current and future programs; advise students; engage in department and campus service activities; participate in recruitment and retention efforts; and help expand our network with the industry to benefit our programs, student experience, and student employment opportunities. The candidate should be open to teaching both on campus and online courses.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in composition and/or rhetoric, English, or closely related field (or a master’s degree, plus a minimum of 18 graduate credits in composition and/or rhetoric, English, or closely related field); passion for teaching and student-centered service; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; effective communication skills; and commitment to an experiential educational philosophy within the scope of the land-grant mission. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree in composition and/or rhetoric or English; two years of experience teaching both campus and online composition courses; experience with instructional technology methods; and ability to develop and implement both campus and online composition courses; TESOL certification.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Please include copy of college transcripts. Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Soo-Yin Lim-Thompson, Department Head by telephone: (218) 281-8248or e-mail: slimthom@umn.edu.


MARKETING LECTURER (Class #9753)
Business Department

POSITION:
Full-time, nine-month lecturer position in marketing in the Business Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 17, 2015. Standard teaching load is 15 credits/5 courses per semester. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction to students in the marketing program. Course topics include, but are not limited to, principles of marketing, consumer behavior, and marketing research. The candidate is expected to contribute to further develop current and future programs; advise students; engage in department and campus service activities; participate in recruitment and retention efforts; and help expand our network with the industry to benefit our programs, student experience, and student employment opportunities. The candidate should be open to teaching both on campus and online courses.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in marketing or closely related field (or a master’s degree, plus a minimum of 18 graduate credits in marketing), earned by August 17, 2015; passion for teaching and student-centered service; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; effective communication skills; and commitment to an experiential educational philosophy within the scope of the land-grant mission. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in marketing or closely related field, full-time teaching and/or research experience in academic institution, professional industry experience, and experience with online education.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Please include copy of college transcripts. Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Kevin Thompson, Department Head by telephone: (218) 281-8254 or (218) 281-8176 or e-mail: thom2358@umn.edu.

MANAGEMENT LECTURER (Class #9753)
Business Department

POSITION: Full-time, nine-month lecturer position in management in the Business Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 17, 2015. Standard teaching load is 15 credits/5 courses per semester. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction to students in the management program. Course topics include, but are not limited to, management; international business management; operations; business ethics; change, creativity, and innovation management; and strategic management. The candidate is expected to contribute to further develop current and future programs; advise students; engage in department and campus service activities; participate in recruitment and retention efforts; and help expand our network with the industry to benefit our programs, student experience, and student employment opportunities. The candidate should be open to teach both on campus and online courses.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s in management or MBA degree with a concentration in management or closely related field (or a master’s degree, plus a minimum of 18 graduate credits in management), earned by August 17, 2015; passion for teaching and student-centered service; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; effective communication skills; and commitment to an experiential educational philosophy within the scope of the land-grant mission. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in management or business administration, international business, or closely related field; two years of full-time on-campus and online teaching and/or research experience in academic institution; two years of relevant professional industry experience; international experience.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Please include copy of college transcripts. Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Kevin Thompson, Department Head by telephone: (218) 281-8254 or (218) 281-8176 or e-mail: thom2358@umn.edu.

ECONOMICS LECTURER (Class #9753)
Business Department

POSITION:
Full-time, annual renewable, nine-month lecturer position in economics in the Business Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 17, 2015. Standard teaching load is 15 credits/5 courses per semester. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction in economics to on campus and online students. Course topics include, but are not limited to, global trade economics, personal finance, microeconomics, and macroeconomics. The candidate is expected to contribute to further develop current and future programs; advise students; engage in department and campus service activities; participate in recruitment and retention efforts; and help expand our network with the industry to benefit our programs, student experience, and student employment opportunities. The candidate should be open to teach both on campus and online courses.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s or MBA degree with concentration in economics, finance, or closely related field (or a master’s degree, plus a minimum of 18 graduate credits in economics, finance, or closely related field degree); passion for teaching and student-centered service; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; effective communication skills; and commitment to an experiential educational philosophy within the scope of the land-grant mission. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in economics, finance, or closely related field or closely related field, full-time teaching and/or research experience in academic institution, industry experience, experience with online education, international experience.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Please include copy of college transcripts. Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Kevin Thompson, Department Head by telephone: (218) 281-8254 or (218) 281-8176 or e-mail: thom2358@umn.edu.

ACCOUNTING LECTURERS (2 POSITIONS) (Class #9753)
Business Department

POSITION:
Two full-time, nine-month lecturer positions in accounting in the Business Department at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota starting August 17, 2015. Standard teaching load is 15 credits/5 courses per semester. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction to students in the accounting program. Course topics include, but are not limited to, financial accounting, managerial accounting, principles of accounting 1 and 2, intermediate accounting, accounting systems, and advanced accounting. The candidate is expected to contribute to further develop current and future programs; advise students; engage in department and campus service activities; participate in recruitment and retention efforts; and help expand our network with the industry to benefit our programs, student experience, and student employment opportunities. The candidate should be open to teach both on campus and online courses.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s or MBA with concentration in accounting earned by August 17, 2015 (or active CPA and JD); passion for teaching and student-centered service; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; effective communication skills; and commitment to an experiential educational philosophy within the scope of the land-grant mission. Final job offer contingent upon complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in accounting, finance, business, or closely related field, full-time teaching and/or research experience in academic institution, professional industry experience, experience with online education, current CPA certification.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. Please include copy of college transcripts. Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Kevin Thompson, Department Head by telephone: (218) 281-8254 or (218) 281-8176 or e-mail: thom2358@umn.edu.


RECRUITMENT OF ADJUNCT FACULTY 2015-16
POSITIONS: The University of Minnesota Crookston may need individuals to teach on a short-term and/or temporary basis (on-campus and/or online) in one or more of the following areas during the 2015-16 academic year: Agriculture and Natural Resources: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Systems Management, Agronomy, Animal Science, Aviation, Equine Science, Golf and Turf Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Soil and Water Management, Soils. Business: Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Management, Manufacturing Management, Marketing, Quality Management, Sport and Recreation Management. Liberal Arts and Education: Applied Studies, Art, Communication, Composition, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English, English as a Second Language, Geography, Health, History, Humanities, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Physical Education and Recreation, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Speech, Theatre, Writing. Math, Science, and Technology: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Applications, Environmental Sciences, Exercise Science, Geology, Health Informatics, Health Science, Health Systems Management/Applied Health, Information Technology Management, Mathematics, Nutrition, Physics, Software Engineering.
QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required, preferably in the teaching discipline or closely related field. A master’s degree in another field, plus 18 graduate credits in the teaching discipline, is acceptable. A terminal degree in the discipline or related area is preferred.
APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applications must be submitted online. Visit https://www.myu.umn.edu/employment for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. In addition to submitting the requested information, if you have the ability to scan your college transcripts, please do so. Final job offer for any offers made will be contingent upon a complete background check and receipt of official transcripts. Apply to the appropriate requisition number:
Agriculture/Natural Resources On-Campus Courses - Job ID #301699
Business On-Campus Courses - Job ID #301660
Business Online Courses - Job ID #301654
Liberal Arts and Education On-Campus Courses - Job ID #301757
Liberal Arts and Education Online Courses - Job ID #301751
Math/Science/Technology On-Campus Courses - Job ID #301600
Math/Science/Technology Online Courses - Job ID #301594

 
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