Assistant Professor of Mathematics

McKendree University seeks a dynamic and engaged tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics (or Statistics) to join our student-focused team.   

We are looking for the following qualities:     

  1. Commitment to excellence in teaching, which includes an understanding of individual student needs.
  2. Investment in ongoing scholarly research, which includes collaboration with students.
  3. Dedication to university service, which includes recruiting and retaining students as well as helping them flourish intellectually.

The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching actuarial mathematics such as probability, financial mathematics, and applied statistics. The candidate should also have an interest in teaching discrete models and linear algebra.

The Ph.D. area is flexible.

The faculty member will teach 12 credits per semester.

Other responsibilities of the position will include academic advising; serving on university committees; contributing to departmental work such as assessment; and supervising internships, research, and student organizations. Opportunities also exist for contributions to our first-year experience (UNI 101), online programs, the Honors Program, and our new data analytics major.  

Candidates must possess teaching experience and have a Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics, or must complete their doctorate before Fall 2023.      

McKendree University, Illinois’ first and finest, is a private comprehensive university in Lebanon, IL, just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, a culturally rich and vibrant city. Popular co-curricular activities for McKendree students include Division II athletics, speech and debate, and both instrumental and choral music. The Hettenhausen Center for the Arts, the premiere performing arts center in southwestern Illinois, is located on McKendree’s campus. 

If you are ready to join an exciting team of faculty, we welcome your application!     

Interested candidates should complete and submit the McKendree Employment Application and send a letter of interest referencing job #APM95, resume/CV, a list of courses you are prepared to teach, unofficial graduate transcripts (official upon hire), a statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation to the Director of Human Resources,    

Deadline for best consideration: March 17, 2023

We are committed to growing the diversity of our community.  McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.