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Assistant Professor and Lecturer Positions

The Department of Applied Mathematics at IIT invites applications for faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor and for a lecturer position beginning in August 2018. The search is open to applicants from all areas of applied mathematics but priority will be given to candidates in the area of statistics.

The Department of Applied Mathematics has 15 tenured/tenure-track faculty with research interests in stochastics, computational mathematics, statistics, applied analysis, and discrete applied mathematics. We offer BS through PhD degrees, and we teach mathematics to nearly all undergraduate students and many graduate students as well. Our research is funded by various government agencies and some commercial firms. 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. Further information about IIT and the Department of Applied Mathematics can be found at

The successful candidate must have a PhD degree in mathematics, statistics, or have done extensive research in applied mathematics and/or statistics. 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  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, iii) your publications list, iv) research statement, and v) teaching statement.  At least four confidential reference letters (one addressing teaching effectiveness) should also be submitted through MathJobs. Questions regarding these positions may be addressed to Xiaofan Li, Department of Applied Mathematics,, (312) 567-5340.

Applications will be reviewed starting early November, 2017, and on a continuing basis until the positions are 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.