Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Mathematics. Employment will begin in August 2020 and the standard teaching load is six courses per year. All candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Mathematics by August 1, 2020. Areas of interest include computational mathematics, financial mathematics and statistics, but other areas will be considered. The successful candidate must be able to teach our core mathematics curriculum. Ability to teach a 2-course math sequence for Elementary Education majors is a plus. Candidates should be dedicated to excellent teaching in a liberal arts environment where undergraduate research is encouraged. The opportunity to participate in university-wide general education programs is available for interested faculty.

Illinois Wesleyan University is a highly selective undergraduate university of about 1,600 students, located in Bloomington, Illinois, a community of about 130,000 when combined with the population of its twin city, Normal. This year, the average composite ACT score for Illinois Wesleyan first-year students is 27, an average high school GPA of 3.80, and one third were the top 10 percent of their high school class.

The Department of Mathematics has five tenure lines in mathematics. The mathematics program maintains a healthy balance between applied and pure mathematics. Faculty areas of professional expertise include graph theory and combinatorics, topology, algebra, linear algebra, numerical analysis, approximation theory, wavelet analysis, differential equations, dynamical systems, probability and statistics, survival analysis, and computational statistics, with an affiliated faculty member in number theory and cryptography. For additional information on the mathematics curriculum, facilities, and faculty interests see http://iwu.edu/math/.

Applications are accepted through MathJobs.org. A complete application should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an AMS Standard Cover Sheet, a teaching statement, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation submitted to MathJobs.org by the reference writers.

The Department of Mathematics seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Diversity in our environment embraces the acceptance of a multiplicity of diverse backgrounds and worldviews. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies, as we believe that such experiences are both institutional and service imperatives, and also by fostering and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment. We encourage applications from individuals with demonstrated knowledge of and relevant abilities working with diverse communities.

Complete applications should be received by February 29, 2020 to guarantee consideration. However, applications received after that date will be accepted until the conclusion of the search.

Illinois Wesleyan University is strongly committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Application Material Required: Submit the following items online at Mathjobs.org:

Application Letter; AMS Standard Cover Sheet; Curriculum Vitae; Teaching Statement; Research Statement; Three letters of recommendation submitted by your references to MathJobs.org

For Additional Information contact Zahia Drici at zdrici@iwu.edu or (309) 556-3669.