University of Chicago, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: Chicago-AIP23 [#23822]
Position Title: Assistant Instructional Professor
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60637, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathemtaics
Application Deadline: (posted 2023/11/10, updated 2023/11/09, listed until 2024/06/30)
Position Description:    

Position Description 
The University of Chicago Department of Mathematics invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Instructional Professor. Appointments at this rank are for a term of up to three years with the possibility of renewal. This non-tenure-track position has the potential for a progressive career trajectory with competitive salary and benefits. The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University. The expected start date is September 1, 2024. Position responsibilities typically include teaching six one-quarter courses per year, sustaining a professional development program that supports the educational mission of the Department, and contributing to the University’s teaching mission through non-classroom instructional and/or service duties. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2023. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. 

Minimum Qualifications 
  • Completion of a PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field by the start date 
Preferred Qualifications 
  •  Evidence of effective teaching in a range of undergraduate mathematics courses, including single-variable calculus, multi-variable calculus, and linear algebra 
Application Instructions 
Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment website at

A complete application consists of: 
  1. A cover letter; 
  2.  An up-to-date curriculum vitae; 
  3.  Syllabi of courses previously taught and/or designed by the candidate or sample syllabi of proposed courses; 
  4.  A teaching statement, including a summary of teaching activities, a detailed explanation of teaching philosophy and goals, and a list of courses previously taught, if applicable; 
  5.  Three letters of recommendation, at least two of which must address teaching ability. 
 Applicants may submit additional evidence of pedagogical accomplishment and promise such as a teaching portfolio, recent course evaluations, third-party observations of the applicant’s teaching if available, or other relevant assessments. 

Submit all materials in PDF.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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Department of Mathematics
University of Chicago
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