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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Department of Mathematics (20-21)

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DePaul University
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DePaul University

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Posting Details

Job ID: 49036

Rank: Assistant Professor

College/School: College of Science and Health


The Department of Mathematical Sciences at DePaul University invites applications for one tenure-track position in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 2020. For this position, the department seeks applicants whose research is in analysis or applied mathematics. Applicants must have a PhD in one of the mathematical sciences in-hand by December 2nd, 2019.

With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is the nation’s twelfth largest private non-profit university. While the university is large, the class size in the department typically does not exceed 40 students. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of effectiveness as the instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments, ability to teach graduate level courses in analysis and/or applied mathematics, a demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator, and active engagement in high-quality research.

DePaul University is committed to the education of first-generation college students, especially those from diverse cultural and ethnic groups in the Chicago metropolitan area. As such, we seek to develop a faculty that reflects the diversity of our student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Our department offers a variety of degrees at the undergraduate and Master’s levels. We have active research groups in algebra, analysis, combinatorics, probability, and statistics. The typical teaching load for faculty who are actively engaged in research and service is two courses per quarter.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have a PhD in one of the mathematical sciences in-hand by December 2nd, 2019.

DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Completed applications must be submitted by December 2nd, 2019. These must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a statement of research interests and goals, and transcripts indicating that a PhD in one of the mathematical sciences has been or will be conferred by the application deadline. Three confidential letters of recommendation are required, including at least one that specifically addresses the applicant’s teaching experience and effectiveness, and at least one addressing the applicant’s research. Applicants are also encouraged to supply additional evidence of teaching effectiveness and formal teaching evaluation summaries.

Applicant Documents


Cover Letter(1)

Teaching Statement(1)

Research Statement(1)


Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation(3)

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