Montana State University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172400
Bozeman, MT 59717-2400

Tel: (406) 994-3601
Fax: (406) 994-1789
Location: 2-214 Wilson Hall
math@math.montana.edu

Department Head

Dr. Tomáš Gedeon

Assistant Department Head

Dr. Jack Dockery

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Department of Mathematical Sciences

Elizabeth Burroughs, Mary Alice Carlson, Jenny Green, and Megan Wickstrom will lead an NSF-funded study of mathematical modeling in Bozeman schools

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Tamra Heberling participated in The 20th Industrial Mathematical and Statistical Modeling Workshop for Graduate Students (IMSM)

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Tamra Heberling received a Kopriva Fellowship, 2014-2015

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Dr. Sylbilla Beckmann, Lecture on, Building a Community of All Math Teachers and Professionalizing Math Teaching at All Levels

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Dr. Dianne Cook, lecture on Statistical Inference by Crowd-Sourcing

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Dr. Beth Burroughs wins Fulbright Scholar Award to the University of York, UK Read more

Department of Mathematical Sciences Awards Ceremony

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Dr. Lisa Davis received the College of Letters and Science Outstanding Teaching Award

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Brett Green and Warren Esty were awarded the Chamber of Commerce and MSU Alumni Association Award

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Kacey Diemert received the Letters and Science Graduate Student Teaching Award

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Welcome to the Department of Mathematical Sciences!

Positions Available:

Tenure Track:
Assistant Professor of Mathematics (pending final approval)

Non-Tenure Track:
Assistant Teaching Instructor

 

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is recognized as a leading department in mathematics, statistics and mathematics education. Bachelors, masters, and doctoral graduates in all of these areas are following successful careers in industry, government, and academia. Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, 80 miles North of Yellowstone National Park, we offer outstanding educational opportunities in an area of exquisitely beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation. Our department has a multifaceted role on campus and in Montana. We have the largest instructional component on campus, delivering about 10% of the total student credit hours. We offer a B.S. in Mathematics with options in mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics teaching, and statistics; an M.S. in Mathematics with options in mathematics and mathematics education; an M.S. in Statistics; a Ph.D. in Mathematics with emphases in mathematics and mathematics education; and a Ph.D. in Statistics. The mathematics education option for the M.S. in Mathematics is an online program.

Mathematical research at MSU is focused primarily on related topics in pure and applied mathematics. Research programs complement each other and are often applied to problems in science and engineering. Research in statistics encompasses a broad range of theoretical and applied topics. Because the statisticians are actively engaged in interdisciplinary work, much of the statistical research is directed toward practical problems. Mathematics education faculty are active in both qualitative and quantitative experimental research areas. These include teacher preparation, coaching and mentoring for in-service teachers, online learning and curriculum development.

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