The Department of Mathematics and Computational Sciences at Millikin University invites applications for a visiting one-year position in Mathematics and Computer Science to commence on August 1, 2019.

The rank will be Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications.  A master’s degree in mathematics, computer science, or a closely related field is required.  Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching mathematics and computer science is required.

Duties include a 12-credit hour teaching load per semester, split equally between beginning computer science (using Python) and first-year mathematics courses (e.g., college algebra, finite mathematics, trigonometry, etc.).

Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,100 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning - a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation <https://www.millikin.edu/performance >. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world.

Millikin offer majors in mathematics, mathematics with actuarial science, data science, and mathematics education (secondary certification), computer science, as well as dual-degree partnerships in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, and computer science. Over the past decade, 100% of our majors have secured employment or entered graduate school within six months after graduation. The Department teaches many courses in support of the University's general education program and in support of the Tabor School of Business. Information about the Department, including descriptions of courses offered, can be found at the website: <https://www.millikin.edu/mathematics >.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a copy of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, a teaching dossier or equivalent documentation that outlines their teaching experience and effectiveness, and arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent. Application review will begin March 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications should be directed to Dr. Joe Stickles, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computational Sciences, and materials should be submitted electronically.  Any questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Stickles at jstickles@millikin.edu.

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.

 

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