DePaul University, Mathematical Sciences

Position ID: DePaul-NTT [#24574]
Position Title: Term Faculty
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60614, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2024/05/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/04/22, listed until 2024/06/30)
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Term Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) - Mathematical Sciences/STEM (24-25)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences within the College of Science and Health at DePaul University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Professional Lecturer starting September 1, 2024. The initial appointment is for one academic year, but the position may be renewed for consecutive appointments.

Key Responsibilities
The primary responsibility for Professional Lecturers is teaching. The teaching load for this position is 9 courses per academic year (3 courses per academic quarter). Professional Lecturers may be called upon to engage in some service functions to help support programmatic or teaching-related activities. The position of Professional Lecturer carries no expectation of research or scholarly activity.

A significant portion of the teaching load for this position (at least 6 courses per academic year) will be for sections of Quantitative Reasoning. This course provides a mathematical foundation for students to become confident and critical users of quantitative information of all kinds: numerical, graphical, and verbal. Students analyze data from a wide variety of fields, making and critiquing quantitative arguments. The course is taught in a hands-on laboratory environment where students are introduced to computer tools for data analysis and presentation.

About the Department
The Department of Mathematical Sciences offers undergraduate degrees in Actuarial Science, Data Science, Mathematical Sciences, and Mathematics & Computer Science, and offers graduate degrees in Pure Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mathematics for Teaching, Applied Mathematics, and Applied Statistics. Beyond its degree programs, the department supports the university's general education curriculum and allied fields in the natural sciences, business, and computer science.

About the College
The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul. Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.

About the University
Located in Chicago, Illinois, DePaul University is the nation’s twelfth largest private non-profit university, with an overall enrollment of over 21,000 students. While the university is large, class sizes in the department typically do not exceed 40 students.

DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications
  • A PhD in Mathematics or a closely related field.
  • A demonstrated record of effectiveness or potential as an instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments.
Preferred Qualifications
  • A demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator.
  • Experience or expertise teaching in an active, hands-on environment.
  • Experience or expertise teaching with computer tools for data analysis and presentation (e.g., Excel).
Application Instructions
Applicants may submit materials through For full consideration, application materials must also be submitted through Interfolio (

For full consideration, complete applications should be received by May 15, 2024, but the review process will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications will include:
  • a cover letter indicating qualifications for the position,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and experience,
  • three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should provide documentation in support of teaching effectiveness.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit additional evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as formal teaching evaluation summaries.

For further questions about this position, please contact the search committee chair Dr. Christopher Drupieski at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martial status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcomed and supported.

Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check.  Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check. 

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:  
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

Safety and Security Statement - Clery Act:
A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request.  The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus.  The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters.  It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution.  A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at .

Title IX Statement:
Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Interim Title IX Coordinator is Molly Lamping Fleck.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or

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
Department of Mathematical Sciences
2320 N Kenmore Ave
Chicago IL 60614