Dominican University, Mathematics

Position ID: 2186-APM [#24050]
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 2023/12/11, listed until 2024/06/11)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor, Mathematics Fall 2024 Dominican University welcomes applicants for a tenure-track position in the mathematics department with a focus on teaching developmental mathematics to begin in August 2024, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position is on-site at Dominican’s campus in River Forest, IL. As a diverse, Catholic HSI institution, we proudly center 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. Responsibilities include: Teaching 21 credit hours per academic year of in-person courses in developmental mathematics and introductory college-level courses, such as college algebra Coordinating and supervising multiple sections of developmental mathematics courses including supporting part-time instructors Being a point of reference for best practices in developmental mathematics education and instruction of students with documented disabilities related to mathematics Collaborating with the Student Care Team to provide academic support and interventions for students in mathematics courses Leading efforts to assess the effectiveness of the developmental mathematics sequence at Dominican Serving as mathematics department liaison to faculty teaching in the associate degree program Advising students Participating in mathematics departmental service activities Serving on university and/or college-level committee(s) Engaging in scholarship Engaging in professional development activities Required qualifications: A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in mathematics education or mathematics. Equivalent degrees in related fields may be considered. Preferred qualifications: Expertise in or several years of experience teaching students in developmental mathematics Experience with teaching racially minoritized students and demonstrated experience creating, organizing, and/or leading programs for minoritized student populations Experience with teaching or supporting students with documented disabilities in mathematics 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 over 3,300 students, which includes 2,280 undergraduates and 1,027 graduate students. Sixty-eight percent (68%) of our undergraduate students identify as Latinx, 5% are Black or African American, and 3% are Asian. Under-represented minority students, make up 77% of the DU undergraduate enrollment and 38% of the graduate enrollment. Over 90 percent of undergraduates receive some type of financial aid. Nearly half of all undergraduates are first-generation college students; over half are federal Pell Grant recipients, illustrating their families’ level of income; and 58% 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, CV, and names and contact information of three references. One reference should be able to address the applicant’s experience working with students in developmental mathematics. In the cover letter, the applicant should address their experience supporting students in developmental mathematics, as well as opportunities they have had to interact and serve in high needs and diverse populations. Applicants who progress in the search process will be asked to provide official transcripts. Primary consideration will be given to applications received by January 15. A background screening is required. EEO Statement Dominican University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the goal of building an equity-centered faculty and staff committed to teaching, working, and learning in a multicultural environment. Dominican University believes that justice, equity, and inclusion are critical to our growth and development and seek to recruit, develop, and retain from a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. If you need accommodations due to a disability, you may contact us at hr@dom.edu for assistance.

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.

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