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Instructor - Department of Mathematical Sciences - Division of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (21001)

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Mathematical Sciences


College of LA&S Dean

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WH 320

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Anticipated full-time (non-tenure track) position. Duties include instruction of undergraduate mathematics up through third semester calculus, holding office hours, and possibly tutoring in the Mathematics Assistance Center.

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Anticipated full-time (non-tenure track) positions to begin August 16, 2022. Duties include instruction of undergraduate mathematics up through third semester calculus, holding office hours, and possibly tutoring in the Mathematics Assistance Center. The Department will strongly consider applicants who have an interest in transforming undergraduate programs to better serve students of diverse backgrounds. Diversity is an institutional value of NIU, the 2021 winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. We seek individuals who fully embrace NIU’s mission of providing opportunity to a diverse student body by providing them with access to high quality education. Experience teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds is highly preferred.

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To teach 4 sections of Mathematical Sciences courses at the Math 101-229 level (3 – 4 credit hours per course but not to exceed 13 CUE’s) each semester, or other duties as assigned.

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M.S. or M.A. in mathematics or its equivalent required at the time of appointment. Experience teaching first or second year college mathematics with demonstrated excellence thereof required.

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Preference will be given to applicants who have a record of supporting STEM and undergraduate education for a diverse student body.

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$2123.72 ppp - $2,666.67 ppp



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Application materials include a current curriculum vitae, M.S. transcripts, three letters of reference, a statement of teaching and tutoring philosophy, and a diversity statement.

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Thank you for your interest in this position. The screening and selection process is currently underway and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.

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Thank you for your interest in this position. Based on your responses to the questions on the employment application, you do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Please do not let this discourage you from applying for other positions that interest you.

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EEO Statement Summary:

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
[email protected]

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In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation:

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) at [email protected].

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Northern Illinois University is a comprehensive research university offering programs from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Colleges include business, education, engineering and engineering technology, law, liberal arts and sciences, health and human sciences, and visual and performing arts. On-campus enrollment is approximately 18,000 students. The university also offers more than 200 extension courses each semester to students in communities throughout northern Illinois.

The main campus is located in DeKalb, 65 miles west of Chicago's "Loop" and 40 miles southeast of Rockford. In addition to the main campus, NIU has three education centers in Hoffman Estates, Rockford, and Naperville. DeKalb/Sycamore, with a population of about 50,000, is a modern paradox, a rural/urban community. It is simultaneously recognized for its manufacturing and rich farmlands. The site of the first manufacture of barbed wire and the development of hybrid seed corn are evidence of its diversified history. The blend of industry and agriculture, coupled with the cultural and recreational facilities of the university and supplemented by easy access to Chicago and Rockford, provide an enjoyable environment in which to live.

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