Illinois Wesleyan University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 699-VAP [#23539]
Position Title: Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bloomington, Illinois 61701, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computational Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2023/11/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/17, finished 2024/02/12, listed until 2024/01/31)
Position Description:    

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Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL 61701 Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Mathematics. Employment will begin in August 2024 and the standard teaching load is eight courses per year. All candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Mathematics by August 1, 2024. Areas of interest include computational mathematics, financial mathematics and statistics, but other areas will be considered. The successful candidate must be able to teach our core mathematics curriculum. Ability to teach a 2-course math sequence for Elementary Education majors is a plus. Candidates should be dedicated to excellent teaching in a liberal arts environment where undergraduate research is encouraged. The opportunity to participate in university-wide general education programs is available for interested faculty.

Illinois Wesleyan University is a highly selective undergraduate university of about 1,600 students, located in Bloomington, Illinois, a community of about 130,000 when combined with the population of its twin city, Normal. This year, the average composite ACT score for Illinois Wesleyan first-year students was 27, an average high school GPA of 3.74, and almost one third were the top 10 percent of their high school class.

The mathematics program maintains a healthy balance between applied and pure mathematics. Faculty areas of professional expertise include graph theory and combinatorics, differential equations, dynamical systems, probability and statistics, survival analysis, and computational statistics, with an affiliated faculty member in number theory and cryptography. For additional information on the mathematics curriculum, facilities, and faculty interests see

Applications are accepted through A complete application should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an AMS Standard Cover Sheet, a teaching statement, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation submitted to by the reference writers.

We encourage applications from individuals with demonstrated knowledge of and relevant abilities working with diverse communities. Diversity in our environment embraces the acceptance of a multiplicity of diverse backgrounds and worldviews. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies, as we believe that such experiences are both institutional and service imperatives. Applications should address how the candidates would be positioned to help contribute to the mathematics department’s/IWU’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Complete applications should be received by November 10th, 2023 to guarantee consideration. However, applications received after that date will be accepted until the conclusion of the search.

Application Material Required: Submit the following items online at Application Letter; AMS Standard Cover Sheet; Curriculum Vitae; Teaching Statement; Research Statement; Three letters of recommendation submitted by your references to

For Additional Information contact Zahia Drici at or (309) 556-3669.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
1312 Park Street
P.O. Box 2900
Bloomington, IL 61702