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Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Illinois, United States

This is not an entry-level position.

Job ID: 3119963
Job Duration: 1-2 Years
Required Travel: 0-10%
Position Title: Position
Industry: University/College
Posted: November 2, 2007
Min Experience: 3-5 Years
Job Function: Teaching
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: Yearly Salary)
Department of Applied MathematicsIllinois Institute of TechnologyChicago, IL 

The Department of Applied Mathematics at IIT invites applications for one early career tenure-track faculty position, beginning in August 2008.  In addition, a senior tenured appointment may be considered for candidates with exceptional research and funding records.


The successful candidate must have earned a PhD degree, demonstrated the potential for outstanding research and be dedicated to excellent teaching.  We are keenly interested in candidates with broad interests who will collaborate with other colleagues in applied mathematics and related disciplines.


The Department of Applied Mathematics currently consists of 14 tenured/tenure-track faculty.  Our mission is:  i) to undertake top-rate research in applied analysis, computational mathematics, discrete applied mathematics, and stochastics, and ii) to provide quality education at the BS through PhD levels to both our applied mathematics students and those in other disciplines who need applied mathematics.  Our departmental and institutional culture promotes mutually beneficial collaborations, such as the Masters of Mathematical Finance offered in partnership with the Stuart School of Business and the PhD in Collegiate Mathematics Education offered in partnership with the Mathematics and Science Education Department.  Our research is funded by a number of external sources, including NSF, NSA and commercial firms.


With a very diverse student body of over 6,000, IIT is a private, Ph.D.-granting university with programs in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, design and law.  IIT is located in a city-park like campus designed by the influential 20th-century architect Mies van der Rohe in the heart of the vibrant city of Chicago.  Further information about IIT and the Department of Applied Mathematics can be found at


To apply please submit the following through MathJobs ( a cover letter, your curriculum vitae, and succinct teaching and research statements.  At least four confidential reference letters (one addressing teaching effectiveness) should also be submitted through MathJobs.  Questions regarding this position may be addressed to Fred J. Hickernell, Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics, [email protected], (312) 567-8983.


Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2007 and on a continuing basis until the position is filled.  We especially encourage applications from women and under-represented groups.  IIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.



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