Job Details

Northern Illinois University
  • Position Number: 2666741
  • Location: DeKalb, IL
  • Position Type: Mathematics

Assistant Professor, Mathematics - Department of Mathematical Sciences - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (6645)

Position Description Summary:
Anticipated tenure-track position in applied mathematics at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2022. Current faculty interests in applied and computational mathematics include partial differential equations, data science, optimization, mathematical biology, and applied and computational harmonic analysis.

University and Department Description: Northern Illinois University (NIU) is a research-focused (R2 Carnegie ranking) regional university. Our research active mathematics faculty have a 2+2 teaching load and have the opportunity to teach and advise graduate students in our M.S. and Ph.D. programs. We seek faculty who embrace NIU's mission of providing opportunity to a diverse student body by providing them with access to high quality education and hands-on involvement in research/artistry and community engagement.

Required Qualifications:
PhD in mathematics or its equivalent required at the time of appointment. Demonstratedpotential for excellence in research and teaching are required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in differential equations, a background in the teaching of college algebra, and a record of supporting STEM and undergraduate education for a diverse student body.

Hiring Rate/Range: Commensurate with experience, education and qualifications; includes a robust benefits package.
Working Hours:
Posting Date: 11/09/2021
Closing Date:
Priority Review Date: 12/01/2021
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