Now Hiring! Faculty Opportunities at IMSA

IMSA is seeking individuals like you to join our team of forward-thinkers who are redefining education.  We believe in the power of experimentation and exploration. As an educator at IMSA, you’ll have the freedom to try new approaches, collaborate with peers, and inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers, and innovators. Whether you have years of experience or are just starting your career, IMSA offers a supportive environment where your creativity and passion can flourish.

Join us in reshaping the future of STEM education. Apply now to become a part of our team at IMSA and be a catalyst for change in the world of teaching and learning.

Current Openings

All current openings will support IMSA’s Diversity Stance by ensuring the delivery of quality, equitable, and inclusive constituent-centered support while promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that embraces the diversity of people and perspectives collaborating at IMSA to ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

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Employee Benefits

As a state-funded institution, IMSA’s comprehensive employment benefits are provided by the State of Illinois. Our fiscal year for employment benefits runs from July 1 – June 30. The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) provides retirement benefits.

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IMSA serves over 650 academically-gifted 10th to 12th-grade students from across Illinois. Students accepted to IMSA must show a strong history of academic success and the maturity to live on our residential campus. IMSA is tuition-free, with no charge for room and board for Illinois students.

IMSA is located in suburban Aurora, conveniently off I-88. Our 90-acre campus provides students with a safe living and learning environment within a short driving distance of the City of Chicago.

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President, Dr. Evan M. Glazer

Dr. Glazer joined the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy on July 1, 2021, bringing a wealth of education experience at both the secondary and university levels. A native of Illinois, he has deep expertise in leading high-performing, specialized secondary STEM schools with rigorous academic programs, including Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology and Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology. Being raised in the Midwest, Evan is a student of STEM, and leading a STEM school is part of his core experience and identity. Read More…

Principal & Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Comfort Akwaji-Anderson