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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

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 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,, (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.

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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