Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Drake University

Position ID: Drake-VIM [#11833]
Position Title: Visiting Instructor of Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Des Moines, Iowa 50311, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/04/02 (posted 2018/03/19, listed until 2018/04/30)
Position Description:    

The Drake University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science seeks an outstanding teacher for a nine-month full-time position as Visiting Instructor of Mathematics beginning August 2018. A Master’s Degree, or near completion, in Mathematics is required. Those with higher degrees are also invited to apply. Any research areas are welcome. Research specialties among our faculty include algorithmic randomness, applied mathematics, the history of mathematics 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 12 credit hours per semester. Salary is competitive with peer institutions. Drake University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from currently and historically underrepresented groups to apply.

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 the following electronically:  a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of teaching experience, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information only for three references who can address teaching, via Hire Touch: https://drake.HireTouch.com/. Questions may be directed to the 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 April 2, 2018 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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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
2702 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311
Web Page: http://www.drake.edu/mathcs/

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