Dominican University, Mathematics

Position ID: 2186-AP [#21804]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: River Forest, Illinois 60305, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/12/12, listed until 2023/06/12)
Position Description:    

TITLE: Assistant Professor, Mathematics DEPARTMENT: Rosary College of Arts and Sciences FLSA Status: Exempt (salary) STATUS: Full Time, Tenure-Track REPORTS TO: Dean, RCAS Open Until Filled: Yes Dominican University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in the mathematics department to begin in August 2023 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must hold a PhD in mathematics or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in numerical analysis or statistics. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses from across all levels including developmental mathematics and courses at the calculus level; ongoing scholarly activity; advising mathematics majors; and service to the department, college, and university. The mathematics department offers a mathematics major with an optional actuarial science concentration as well as two interdisciplinary majors with the computer science department. All faculty members are invited to contribute to the University’s Core Curriculum. Faculty members work collaboratively and collegially. Working alongside faculty is a Student Care Team, devoted specifically to mathematics and science courses, that supports students academically and non-academically. As a diverse, Catholic Hispanic-Serving institution, we proudly prioritize access, belonging, and equity-minded perspectives. We are seeking an individual who can demonstrate effective engagement in an environment where colleagues and students come from many backgrounds and identities, as well as someone who can demonstrate commitment to equitable and inclusive teaching and research practices. A successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusive and relationship-centered teaching and advising, which affirms the dignity of the human person and concern for the common good. All faculty members are expected to participate in university life and governance, as well as continuing professional development and scholarship. Qualifications: Required qualifications: PhD in mathematics, statistics, or a related field Preferred qualifications: Experience teaching racially minoritized students and demonstrated experience creating, organizing, and/or leading programs for minoritized student populations; experience teaching statistics and/or applied mathematics courses About Dominican University: Dominican University is a Catholic, comprehensive teaching university located in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago. Dominican University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission as a baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree-granting institution. It is highly regarded for its academic rigor and thoughtful accompaniment of students, its intentional affordability and values-based, relationship-centered learning environment. Dominican currently enrolls 3211 students, which includes 2136 undergraduates and 1075 graduate students. Sixty-six percent (66%) of our undergraduate students identify as Latinx, 5% are Black or African American, and 3% are Asian. Under-represented minority students, make up 74% of the DU undergraduate enrollment and 41% of the graduate enrollment. Over 90 percent receive some type of financial aid. About half of all undergraduates are first-generation college students; half are federal Pell Grant recipients, illustrating their families’ level of income; and more than half are eligible for low-income MAP grants from the State of Illinois. Recognized since 2011 as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), a federal designation of the U.S. Department of Education, Dominican is committed to expanding and enhancing educational opportunities for Latinx students and all students from historically underrepresented groups. To Apply: Applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter and CV and a list of three references. Review of files will begin on January 31, 2023 and continue until the position has been filled. Finalists should be prepared to supply reference letters, upon request. In the cover letter, the applicant should address work and other opportunities they have had to interact and serve in high needs and diverse populations and other interactions with students. Applicants who progress in the search process will be asked to provide official transcripts. A background screening is required upon hire. Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the goal of building a faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We seek a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact Jeanette Mokry at with any questions related to the search.

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