Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Drake University

Position ID: Drake-ASSTPROF [#10841]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Des Moines, Iowa 50311, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/08/28
Application Deadline: 2017/10/20 (posted 2017/09/22, listed until 2018/03/22)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Drake University is seeking an outstanding teacher and promising scholar for a nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics beginning August 2018. A Ph.D., or near completion, in mathematics is required. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and be able to teach core mathematics courses and a wide range of upper division courses. While a broad range of research areas are welcome, we are especially interested in applicants with an emphasis in applied or industrial mathematics. Applicants will also be expected to work with students on student research projects, capstone projects and occasionally teach a first-year seminar. The course load is 3-3.

Drake University is a private institution and ranked by US News and World Report as one of 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 over 500,000 residents.  Des Moines was named the “Best City for Young Professionals” by Forbes Magazine in 2014 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 who can address teaching and research, through Hire Touch: https://drake.HireTouch.com/ . Questions may be directed to Dan Alexander, search chair, at Daniel.alexander@drake.edu.

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.   Review of applicants will begin October 20, 2017 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: Daniel Alexander, 515-271-3764
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2702 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311
Web Page: http://www.drake.edu/mathcs/

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