The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science seeks an outstanding teacher and researcher with expertise in undergraduate mathematics education to join Drake University as an assistant professor of mathematics in a full-time, and tenure-track position starting in the fall of 2019. We are particularly interested in candidates who are committed to research in the scholarship of teaching and learning and to developing a thriving, diverse undergraduate mathematics and STEM program through research-based approaches. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate the potential to contribute to the department’s commitment to increase access and opportunities for populations that are currently underrepresented in the STEM fields. To that end, we request that candidates’ letters of application address potential contributions toward including and empowering students from all backgrounds.
The course load is a 3-3. Relevant teaching experience and a commitment to ongoing research in undergraduate mathematics education or a related field is required. Ph.D.s in Mathematics or Mathematics Education or near completion are eligible to apply.
Drake University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic community committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Candidates must demonstrate ability to provide support to and work with individuals and groups from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability and/or ethnic backgrounds.
Drake University is a private institution and ranked by US News and World Report as one of the top three Midwest Regional Universities. Drake is located in the heart of Des Moines, the capital city of Iowa, which has a vibrant metro area of over 500,000 residents. Des Moines has been named the “Best City for Young Professionals” by Forbes Magazine and has also been noted by Parenting Magazine on its "Best Cities for Families" list in recent years. Drake has also been acknowledged by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” More information on Des Moines, Drake’s work environment, employee benefits, and faculty development opportunities is available at http://www.drake.edu/hr/.
Applicants should submit electronically: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references, at least two of whom can address teaching, through Hire Touch: https://drake.HireTouch.com/. Questions may be directed to the search chair at email@example.com.
Review of applicants will begin January 14, 2019 and continue until filled.