Drake University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: Drake-VAP [#15375]
Position Title: Visting Associate Professors - Two Positions Available
Position Type: Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location: Des Moines, Iowa 50311, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (offers accepted 2019/12/12, finished 2020/08/02)
Position Description:    

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The Drake University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science seeks two outstanding teachers for a nine-month full-time positions at the level of Visiting Instructor of Mathematics beginning August 2020. A PhD (completion by August 2020) in mathematics or a related field is required. Any research areas are welcome. Research specialties among our faculty include applied mathematics, the history of mathematics, the theory of computation, and mathematics education. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and be able to teach core mathematics courses such as Pre-Calculus and Calculus. The course load is 21 credit hours per year. Our courses are typically 3-4 credit hours. 

Drake University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic community committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Candidates must demonstrate ability to provide support to and work with individuals and groups from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability and/or ethnic backgrounds. 

Drake University is a private institution and consistently ranked by US News and World Report as among the top three Midwest Regional Universities. Drake is located in the heart of Des Moines, the capital city of Iowa, which has a vibrant metro area of well-over 500,000 residents with ample downtown housing. Des Moines was recently named the “Best City for Young Professionals” by Forbes Magazine and has also been recognized by Parenting Magazine on its "Best Cities for Families" list. Drake has also been acknowledged by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” 

More information on Des Moines, Drake’s work environment, employee benefits, and faculty development opportunities is available at http://www.drake.edu/hr/.
 Applicants should submit electronically: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of teaching experience, teaching philosophy, research agenda, and contact information for three references, at least two of whom can address teaching, through the online application system, Hire Touch: https://drake.HireTouch.com/.

Questions may be directed to Christopher Porter, the search chair via email at christopher.porter@drake.edu

Review of applicants will begin February 1, 2020 and continue until filled.


Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation.  No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status.  

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Contact: Professor Christopher Porter
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Web Page: https://www.drake.edu/math/

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