Northern Illinois University, Department of Mathematical Sciences & Division of Statistics

Position ID: NIU-INSTRUCTOR [#20129]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: DeKalb, Illinois 60115, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/09/28, finished 2024/02/03, listed until 2023/07/31)
Position Description:    

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Mathematics Instructors Department of Mathematical Sciences – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Northern Illinois University

Anticipated full-time (non-tenure track) positions to begin August 16, 2023. Duties include instruction of undergraduate mathematics up through third semester calculus, holding office hours, and possibly tutoring in the Mathematics Assistance Center. The Department will strongly consider applicants who have an interest in transforming undergraduate programs to better serve students of diverse backgrounds. Diversity is an institutional value of NIU, the 2021 winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. We seek individuals who fully embrace NIU’s mission of providing opportunity to a diverse student body by providing them with access to high quality education. Experience teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds is highly preferred.

Required Qualifications: M.S. or M.A. in mathematics or its equivalent required at the time of appointment. Experience teaching first or second year college mathematics with demonstrated excellence thereof required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who have a record of supporting STEM and undergraduate education for a diverse student body.

University and Department Description: Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a research-focused (R2 Carnegie ranking) regional university. We seek instructors who embrace NIU’s mission of providing opportunity to a diverse student body by providing them with access to high quality education and hands-on involvement in research/artistry and community engagement.

Salary: $38,000-$48,000 commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications; includes a robust benefits package.

Application Procedures: Application materials include a current curriculum vitae, M.S./M.A. transcripts, three letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement.

For full consideration, applicants should submit application materials via email to by January 10, 2023. (For letters of reference, please just send the names and contact information for reference letter writers.) Applications received after January 10, 2023 are welcomed, but will be considered as needed.

Pre-employment background check and verification of eligibility to work in the United States is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement    Northern Illinois University (NIU) is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an AA/EEO employer, NIU considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

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Contact: Jeff Thunder
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Mathematical Sciences Department
Northern Illinois University
1425 W. Lincoln HWY
DeKalb, IL 60115