Illinois Institute of Technology, Department of Applied Mathematics

Position ID: IIT-TEACHFAC [#24141]
Position Title: Open Rank Teaching Faculty
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60616, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Applied Mathematics, Statistics & Data Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2024/01/03, listed until 2024/05/21)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Applied Mathematics at Illinois Tech invites applications for a non-tenure-track, open-rank, teaching faculty position to begin in the fall semester of 2024. Preference will be given to candidates whose expertise is in statistics and/or data science.

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related discipline by August 1st, 2024, and to provide evidence of excellence in teaching and service. The position will initially be a two-year appointment, with the possibility for renewal based on performance and budgetary considerations. 

Teaching faculty is an integral part of the department. Besides teaching three courses per semester, candidates are expected to take the lead in curriculum development, student advising and other departmental services primarily focused on undergraduate education. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to be promoted to the rank of associate and full teaching professor.

Illinois Tech is a private Ph.D.-granting research university with world-renowned programs in engineering, computing, architecture, the sciences, humanities and social sciences, psychology, business, law, and design. It is ranked #98 in the 2024 U.S. News and World Report National Universities category and #1 in the state of Illinois and #23 nationally in the Wall Street Journal America’s Best Colleges 2024. Founded in 1890, Illinois Tech was built on the promise to provide access to higher education for students from all different backgrounds and to make a difference in the world through technology-oriented education. This guiding mission and purpose – where students, including those underrepresented in technology, could prepare for meaningful roles in a changing industrial society and achieve professional and economic advancement – remains just as relevant today. As such, diversity and inclusion are part of the day-to-day experience at Illinois Tech and a central component of its culture. Illinois Tech is home to a diverse and global student population, is committed to providing opportunities to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position, especially those underrepresented in the field.

To apply, please submit the following materials:

 (i) a cover letter expressing your interest in the position and highlighting how you can contribute to our departmental mission;

(ii) curriculum vitae;

(iii) teaching statements;

(iv) evidence of teaching effectiveness;

(v) a succinct, one-page statement on the candidate’s commitment to equity and inclusion in education—this statement should address specific past and/or potential contributions to the equitable and inclusive delivery of academic instruction and support to and research mentorship of students from a diverse background of countries, cultures and socioeconomic conditions;

(vi) at least three confidential reference letters (at least two addressing teaching effectiveness and service record).

The initial review of applications will be early January, 2024 and continue until the position if filled. .

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Department of Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology
Room 208, Building E1
Chicago, IL 60616
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