Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Millikin University Position Announcement

The Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Millikin University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics to commence on August 1, 2019. The initial appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, though appointment at a higher rank commensurate with experience is possible.  The successful candidate for this position will take a leading role in the new computer science major that commences Fall 2019.

A Ph.D. in Mathematics or a related discipline conferred before August 2019 is required. Applicants with specialties in applied or computational mathematics who have extensive experience in computer programming are especially desired, but applicants with strong teaching credentials from any field of mathematics with programming experience are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching mathematics and computer science is required. The successful applicant must maintain a program of active scholarship and supervise research projects by undergraduate students. Duties include a 12-hour teaching load per semester, advising students, and committee responsibilities.  Course load may include introductory programming, operating systems, computer organization and architecture, parallel and distributed processing, and advanced courses in computer science as well as courses throughout the undergraduate mathematics curriculum.

Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,100 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning – a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation <https://www.millikin.edu/performance >. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world.

See a full description at mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/12360.