Full Time Tenure-Track
Assistant Professor in Mathematics - Math Education/ Math Development
Department of Mathematics


The Mathematics Department at Northeastern Illinois University invites applications for one (1) tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor starting Fall,2016. We seek faculty with a Ph.D. or D.A. in Mathematics who will work primarily with our mathematics teacher education and developmental mathematics programs. The Mathematics Department works closely with the College of Education to maintain a wide variety of K-12 teacher preparation and advancement programs with a strong foundation in mathematics content. Additionally, the Mathematics Department offers a number of courses and initiatives aimed at serving students who place into developmental mathematics. Experience in K-12 mathematics education and/or developmental mathematics is preferred but not required. Candidates must be (i) qualified to teach and develop curricula for the Math Department's traditional mathematics offerings,and (ii) be willing to engage in professional development in order to contribute to and expand our teacher education and developmental mathematics offerings. Applicants should thus submit cover letters that directly address their experience with or specific interest in K-12 mathematics teacher preparation and developmental mathematics. The Mathematics Department recognizes researchin mathematics or related fields,including Mathematics Education.


For consideration, please submit:

  • a single PDF file containing an American Mathematical Society (AMS) cover sheet
  • a letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • research plan,and other examples of scholarly writing or creative activities
  • unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • three professional references including email addresses (with at least one who can comment on teaching)

Please submit all materials to:
Write "Math Education" 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. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.


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 U.S. 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 Carruther's Center for Inner City Studies,El Centro,Chicago Teachers' Center and the University Center of Lake County. For more information on NEIU,see www.neiu.edu.