Elmhurst University, Mathematics

Position ID: 3318-AP [#23836]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Tenure Track
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Elmhurst, Illinois 60126, United States
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2023/11/10)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Elmhurst University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematics beginning August 2024. The successful candidate will demonstrate a desire to teach in a primarily undergraduate setting while developing a solid research agenda that complements their excellence in teaching.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, or Statistics is required along with demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring in a comprehensive liberal arts setting. Candidates with prior experience teaching and mentoring students at either the community college or undergraduate level are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Elmhurst University Department of Mathematics places a high value on teaching excellence, collegiality, collaboration, and innovation in both teaching and research. The successful candidate will join a department strongly integrated in the STEM culture of the university which also supports our curriculum in Business, Computer Science, and Physics. This position includes teaching mathematics and statistics at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, major advising and mentoring, and supervising undergraduate research projects including our capstone senior paper that is required of all mathematics and actuarial science majors. We welcome you to visit our website to see our diverse course offerings and strong commitment to both challenging students intellectually and preparing them professionally. There will also be opportunities to develop new courses for the department based on the candidate's academic interests. Candidates with prior experience teaching and mentoring students at either the community college or undergraduate level are strongly encouraged to apply. The teaching load is six courses per year. Typical class sizes range from 10-25 students.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research interests and plans.

Applicants who proceed in the process will be asked to submit additional materials including transcripts and three letters of recommendation.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Allen Rogers in the Department of Mathematics at allenr@elmhurst.edu. Review of credentials will begin November 27, 2023.

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 20 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest's best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University's mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Contact: Dr. Allen Rogers
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Elmhurst University
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126
Web Page: https://www.elmhurst.edu/academics/departments/mathematics/