Iona University

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New Rcohelle, New York 10801, United States
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/10/12, listed until 2024/04/18)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics & Physics at Iona University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor of Mathematics to begin in Fall 2024.  This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position.

Iona University and the Department of Mathematics & Physics emphasize teaching excellence. The department offers an undergraduate major and minor in Mathematics, a minor in Physics, and support for mathematics education degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level. The department also offers courses in support of other undergraduate majors and the university core. 

The department is committed to creating a student-centered learning environment and to engaging students in mathematics beyond the classroom. Faculty in the department use diverse teaching methods including the use of technology. Class sizes are small with all core classes having 25 or fewer students. Faculty members in the department pursue a broad range of scholarship including: traditional research in mathematics; research with undergraduates; the scholarship of teaching; textbook and software development; and the writing and implementation of internal, state, and national proposals and grants. For more information about the department (including our mission statement), see


Candidates are expected to participate, consistent with their expertise, in the teaching and ongoing development of the mathematics curriculum. Duties each semester include 12 hours teaching load with additional responsibilities in scholarship and service. Candidates are expected to maintain an active program of scholarly development, broadly defined in the department and university. Employment begins August 2024.


Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

How To Apply:

A complete application must include: (1) a cover letter explaining the applicant's suitability for and interest in the position; (2) teaching statement that address the applicant's teaching experience, philosophy, and methodology; (3) research statement addressing the applicant's scholarship interests, experiences, and potential; (4) curriculum vitae; (5) an unofficial copy of graduate transcripts; and (6) three references (with contact information), two of whom are identified as being able to attest to the candidate's teaching effectiveness. After an application is complete, we may request at least three letters of recommendation, with at least two attesting to the applicant's teaching ability and potential. Multiple files can be added where you are prompted to submit your cover letter in the application portal. Please add the additional documents we are requesting there.


Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. We intend to invite candidates for campus interviews in early 2024.

Iona University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Applications from underrepresented minorities and women are especially encouraged.


Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics received prior to August 2024 (ABD applicants considered); demonstrated effectiveness in undergraduate teaching; evidence of critical, reflective thinking about the teaching and learning of mathematics, and promise of continued professional growth in teaching and scholarship. Candidates must have strong teaching recommendations, commitment to teaching using demonstrably effective methods of instruction and assessment; demonstrated interest in continuing research and publication, and service to the department and to the university. The department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

About Iona University/EEO language

Founded in 1940, Iona University is a master's-granting private, Catholic, coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. Iona's 45-acre New Rochelle campus and 28-acre Bronxville campus are just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. With a total enrollment of nearly 4,000 students and an alumni base of over 50,000 around the world, Iona is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence and the values of justice, peace and service. Iona is highly accredited, offering undergraduate degrees in liberal arts, science, and business administration, as well as Master of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees and numerous advanced certificate programs. Iona’s LaPenta School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a prestigious recognition awarded to just five percent of business schools worldwide. The Princeton Review recognized Iona’s on-campus MBA program as a “Best Business School for 2021.” Iona University also recently launched a new, fully online MBA program for even greater flexibility. In July 2021, Iona University and NewYork-Presbyterian announced the establishment of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences, to be principally located on the University’s new campus in Bronxville, N.Y. Supported by a $20 million gift from NewYork-Presbyterian, the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences offers a new vision for collaborative health care education, modern workforce development, and community care. On July 1, 2022, Iona officially changed its status from College to University, reflecting the growth of its academic programs and the prestige of an Iona education.

Iona University values and celebrates diversity and is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all of our employees including staff & administrative employees, faculty and student workers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, military or veteran status, alienage, citizenship, status as a victim of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses, unemployment status, or other legally prohibited basis under federal and state law, or local ordinance. As an equal opportunity employer, Iona University encourages applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live, in particular historically underrepresented groups.

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Contact: Benjamin Gaines, 9146332272
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