Assistant Professor of Math and Computer Science - 999505

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Drake University is seeking an outstanding teacher and promising scholar for a nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics beginning August 2018. A Ph.D., or near completion, in mathematics is required.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and be able to teach core mathematics courses and a wide range of upper division courses.  While a broad range of research areas are welcome, we are especially interested in applicants with an emphasis in applied or industrial mathematics.  Applicants will also be expected to work with students on student research projects, capstone projects and occasionally teach a first-year seminar. The course load is 3-3.

Applicants should submit electronically:  a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of teaching experience, teaching philosophy, research agenda, and contact information for three references who can address teaching, through Hire Touch: Questions may be directed to Dan Alexander, search chair, at

Drake University is an equal-opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation.  No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status.  

Review of applicants will begin October 20, 2017 and continue until filled.

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