Senior Lecturer in Statistics
The Department of Applied Mathematics in the College of Sciences at Illinois Institute of Technology invites applications for a non-tenure-track Senior Lecturer position to begin in the fall semester of 2017. We aim to appoint a colleague who can teach statistics well and assist in the continuing development of our professional masters programs.
Our department conducts a vigorous research program and offers degrees ranging from BS to PhD. Our graduate program includes several masters programs designed to better prepare students for careers that require advanced quantitative skills (http://science.iit.edu/applied-mathematics/programs):
- Master of Applied Mathematics,
- Master of Data Science,
- Master of Mathematical Finance, and
- Master of Science in Computational Decision Sciences and Operations Research.
Most of these are offered in partnership with other academic units.
We seek individuals who are committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and education, with particular expertise in statistics or data science. This position, beginning in August 2017, will initially be a two-year appointment, with the possibility for renewal based on performance and budgetary considerations. The teaching load for senior lecturers is three courses (typically two preparations) per semester. Departmental and university service is also required. Teaching relief will be granted for substantial contribution to the promotion of our programs to prospective students and employers.
Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Statistics (or related area) by August 15, 2017, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and expertise in the practice of statistics. The optimal candidate should also demonstrate the potential to build industrial partnerships so as to enrich the practical value of the programs and enhance students’ career prospects.
The Department of Applied Mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has a dual mission of excellence in teaching and research. With a very diverse student body of over 7,000, IIT is a private, PhD-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 http://science.iit.edu/applied-mathematics, and information about the department's programs can be found at http://science.iit.edu/applied-mathematics/programs.
Applications should be made online at mathjobs.org, and should include a cover letter, the applicant’s curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and at least two confidential letters of recommendation commenting on the applicant’s teaching expertise. We especially encourage applications from women and under-represented groups. IIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Applications will be reviewed as received and until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, please apply by January 15, 2017. Inquiries may be made to the department chair, Fred J. Hickernell, email@example.com, (312) 567-8983.
Visiting Assistant Professor
The Department of Applied Mathematics at IIT invites applications for at least one Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2016. This is a two-year term appointment with both research and teaching responsibilities.
The Department of Applied Mathematics has 15 tenured/tenure-track and 4 term faculty members. We offer BS through PhD degrees, and we teach mathematics to nearly all undergraduate students and many graduate students as well. Our research spans applied analysis, computational mathematics, discrete applied mathematics, statistics, and stochastics and 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.
The successful candidate must have a PhD 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.
With a very diverse student body of nearly 8000, 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.
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 three 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, (312) 567-8983.
Applications will be reviewed starting early December, 2015, 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.
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.