Full Time Tenure-Track
Assistant Professor in Mathematics - Applied Statistics/Actuarial Sciences
Department of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics invites applications for one (1) tenure-track position beginning August, 2016, contingent on funding. An earned doctorate in statistics or mathematics, with training in statistics, is required at the time of the appointment.

We seek candidates who will take an active role in teaching and curriculum development in support of our undergraduate and graduate programs in applied mathematics I statistics and maintain a high level of scholarly achievement. Preference will be given to candidates with training/experience in actuarial and/or applied statistics. Candidates must be willing and able to teach courses in all levels of graduate and undergraduate programs, conduct research consistent with the standards of Northeastern Illinois University, and contribute to the department, the university, and the community. The University attaches a high importance to excellence in teaching,scholarly research,and service,however primary emphasis is given to teaching. Applicants must show evidence of potentialfor effective teaching, excellent communication skills, scholarly achievement, and commitment to curriculum development.  Strong inter-disciplinary research interest in related fields is a plus.


For consideration, please submit:

  • a single PDF file containing an American Mathematical Society (AMS) cover sheet
  • a letter of application
  • transcripts
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • research plan
  • samples of publications or other examples of scholarly writing or creative activities
  • three (3) letters of reference (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) sent separately to the same email.

Please submit all materials to:
Write "Statistics" in the subject line.

Northeastern Illinois University Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women,Minorities,Veterans,and Persons with Disabilities,as well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation. Unless otherwise noted,review of applications will begin November 30,2015.


Northeastern Illinois University is a fully accredited public university serving more than 10,000 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Chicago metro area.  NEIU engages Its diverse campus community in a rich environment of teaching, learning and scholarship. The University offers more than 80 academic programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences, STEM disciplines, education,and business. Newsweek magazine has named NEIU the sixth best Investment among all universities in the nation and number one in Illinois. The University Is also recognized as one of the most diverse universities in the United States and is federally designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. NEiU's main campus Is located on a 67-acre campus in a residential neighborhood on the northwest side of Chicago. The University also has four satellite locations in the Chicago area including the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies,El Centro, Chicago Teachers' Center and the University Center of Lake County.