University of Illinois at Springfield, Mathematical Sciences Department

Position ID: UIS-MATH [#13481, 107324]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Springfield, Illinois 62703, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline: 2019/01/22help popup finished (2019/01/08, finished 2019/07/28, listed until 2019/07/23)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Illinois at Springfield invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin on August 16, 2019. This is a full-time on-campus position. UIS tenure-system faculty are expected to be available and engaged in the campus community, with assigned professional responsibilities for teaching, scholarship, and service. Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three members of the University of Illinois system. The University serves approximately 5,000 students in 30 undergraduate and 22 graduate degree programs. The academic curriculum offers students a strong liberal arts core, a wide range of professional programs, and close faculty interaction. Making the most of its location in the state capital, UIS is broadly engaged in public policy and service. Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning. UIS faculty are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society. You are encouraged to visit the university web page at http://www.uis.edu and the department web page at http://www.uis.edu/math.

Duties: Teach a range of mathematics courses including online Multivariable Calculus (the third and the final part of a standard three-semester calculus sequence), online History of Mathematics, and various mathematics courses (online and/or on-ground) that support the department curriculum and the university's General Education requirement as needed. Other duties include engaging in scholarly and service activities appropriate to her/his professional development and advising mathematics majors. Typically, this involves meeting with students to discuss their class schedules, academic goals and career plans, as well as routine paper work. Participate in departmental meetings, serve on departmental committees, and carry out other departmental-level duties/activities as needed. Serve on college/university level committees as pertain to the faculty member’s expertise and interests. Share responsibilities with department faculty in contributing to liberal arts education, through online and on-ground, lower division instruction. Participate in curriculum development.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Pure Mathematics is required. The desired qualifications of candidates include demonstrated excellent undergraduate teaching ability, potential for scholarship and service activities. Experience in teaching at-risk and academically underprepared students is highly preferred. To apply: Applications must be submitted through the UIS Human Resources’ electronic system, Hire Touch, which can be found at https://jobs.uis.edu/job-board, click “Apply for position" button below, create a profile, complete the online application, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Letters of reference and transcripts may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin on January 23, 2019 and continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated. Only those applicants who complete the online application and upload all required materials by January 22, 2019 will be considered. To maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the search, applicants are asked to upload their own materials.

UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community. Persons with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community. Persons with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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