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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Applied Mathematics Announced at Northern Illinois University

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.

Required Qualifications:
PhD in mathematics or its equivalent required at the time of appointment. Demonstrated
potential 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.

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.

Salary: Commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications; includes a robust benefits package.

Application Procedures:
Application materials include a current curriculum vitae, doctoral transcripts, three letters of reference, description of research program, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. One of the letters of reference should address the applicant’s teaching.

For full consideration, applicants should submit application materials to by December 1, 2021. Applications received after December 1, 2021 are welcomed, but will be considered as needed.

Pre-employment background check and verification of eligibility to work in the United States is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an AA/EEO employer, NIU considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.