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The Department of Applied Mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). IIT invites applications for faculty positions beginning in August 2014. The Department of Applied Mathematics at IIT invites applications for 1) a tenure track assistant professor in the area of stochastics, and 2) a visiting assistant professor in an area related to departmental research, both beginning in August 2014.

The Department of Applied Mathematics offers B.S. through Ph.D. degrees, including a very successful Master of Mathematical Finance in partnership with the Stuart School of Business, and a recently launched Master of Data Science in partnership with the Department of Computer Science. Our research is funded by various government agencies and some commercial firms. More details about our department can be found at http://science.iit.edu/applied-mathematics.

With a very diverse student body of 7,800, IIT is a private, research university with programs in engineering, science, psychology, architecture, business, design and law. IIT is located in a city park like campus in the heart of the vibrant city of Chicago.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related discipline. Candidates for the tenure track position must also have demonstrated the potential for outstanding, externally fundable research and be dedicated to excellent teaching. Candidates for the visiting position must have demonstrated the potential for excellent research that has a connection with one or more of our existing faculty members.

Tenure Track Position

The tenure track position, with the rank of assistant professor, begins in August 2014. The focus of this search is in the area of stochastics. Several faculty members conduct research in stochastic analysis and statistics with application in mathematical finance, data science and other disciplines in science and engineering. We offer a very successful Master of Mathematical Finance in partnership with the Stuart School of Business, and we recently launched a Master of Data Science in partnership with the Department of Computer Science. The new position is expected to bolster our ongoing research and teaching in one or more of these areas.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related discipline. Candidates must also have demonstrated the potential for outstanding, externally fundable research and be dedicated to excellent teaching.

To apply, please submit the following through www.MathJobs.org: i) a cover letter expressing your interest in the position(s) and highlighting how you can contribute to our departmental mission, ii) your curriculum vitae, and iii) 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, amsearch@math.iit.edu, (312) 567-8983. Applications will be reviewed starting early December, 2013, 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.

Term and Visiting Faculty Position

The Department of Applied Mathematics at IIT invites applications for a visiting assistant professor beginning in August 2014. This is a two year term appointment having both research and teaching responsibilities.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics, statistics, or a closely related discipline. Candidates must also have demonstrated the potential for excellent research that has a connection with one or more of our existing faculty members. Prospective applicants are encouraged to identify one or more faculty members in our department with whom they might collaborate.

To apply, please submit the following through www.MathJobs.org: i) a cover letter expressing your interest in the position(s) and highlighting how your research agenda meshes with our ongoing research, ii) your curriculum vitae, and iii) 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, amsearch@math.iit.edu, (312) 567-8983. Applications will be reviewed starting early December, 2013, and on a continuing basis until the position is filled. We especially encourage applications from women and underrepresented groups. IIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Part Time

From time to time we hire part-time faculty to teach a couple of courses per semester. If you are interested in being considered, please send your CV and cover letter stating your interest and availability to:

Department of Applied Mathematics
E1 Building Room 208
10 West 32nd St.
Chicago, IL 60616.

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