Illinois State University, Mathematics

Position ID: 2789-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#23973]
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Normal, Illinois 61790, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/01/04 11:59PMhelp popup filled (posted 2023/11/29, listed until 2024/01/04)
Position Description:    

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The Mathematics Department at Illinois State University is seeking applications for one tenure-track position in Differential Equations or Mathematical Modeling to begin August 16, 2024. This position will work closely with faculty in Mathematics to support the Department’s expected service role to the new College of Engineering at Illinois State University. Candidates with outstanding research potential in any area of differential equations and mathematical modeling are encouraged to apply. The Mathematics Department is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community, please visit Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply.

Qualifications: Applicants need to have, or anticipate having, a conferred Ph.D. degree in Mathematics by August 16, 2024. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in English as a requirement for this position.

Responsibilities: Duties include teaching courses for major and general departmental programs (typically two courses per semester), research, and service. Refereed research publications, quality teaching, and professional involvement and service are required for promotion and tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of courses and show a strong commitment to quality teaching. In addition, they will be regularly engaged in the Engineering Calculus curriculum, through teaching and ongoing curricular development. Rank and Salary. The rank is at the Assistant Professor level. Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience.

Department and Programs: The Mathematics Department is in the College of Arts and Sciences and has over 30 tenure-track lines. It offers Bachelor’s and Master's degrees in mathematics and a Ph.D. degree in mathematics education. Within the bachelor's program (about 300 majors), there are sequences in actuarial science, data science and computational mathematics, mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, and a 5-year accelerated BS/MS program in mathematics. The Master’s program serves approximately 60 students and offers specializations in actuarial science, biomathematics, mathematics education, pure and computational mathematics, and statistics. The department also provides numerous service and general education mathematics courses.

The Mathematics Department has diverse research groups in Actuarial Science, Algebra, Biomathematics, Data Science and Computational Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Statistics. See our web page at for more information. The University and Community. Illinois State University is a comprehensive state-supported institution with over 20,000 students. It is located in Bloomington-Normal, a fast-growing community of over 170,000 residents. Positioned in central Illinois, Bloomington-Normal is about 120 miles (a 2-hour drive) southwest of Chicago and is served by Amtrak and several commercial airlines. To Apply: Review of applications will begin after January 4, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should complete an online faculty application and upload a letter of application, research statement, teaching statement, vita, and contact information for three professional references (including one focused on teaching) who can provide recommendation letters when requested, to posting number 517864 at by January 4, 2024. Differential Equations/Mathematical Modeling Search Committee Illinois State University, Mathematics Department E-mail: Campus Box 4520 Normal, IL 61790-4520 Fax: (309) 438-5866 Phone No: (309) 438-8781 Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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313 Stevenson Hall
Campus Box 4520
Normal, IL 61790-4520