Mathematics and Statistics, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Tenure Track

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 23, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Job Title Mathematics and Statistics, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Tenure Track Position Title Mathematics and Statistics, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS (02114A) Department Name MATHEMATICS Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants with expertise in pure mathematics. The successful candidate will be joining a department with more than 35 full-time faculty members, over 380 majors and minors across 7 undergraduate programs in mathematics, statistics and data science, and 2 master’s programs. For more information about the department, please visit its website at https://www.luc.edu/math/.

This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The position requires teaching a range of courses, including advanced courses supporting the mathematics majors and service courses for the sciences; developing and maintaining a quality research program; and service at the department, the university, and the scientific community level. A successful candidate is expected to commit to mentoring of and advocacy for students from under-represented groups, supporting the involvement of students in research, and the pursuit of external research funding.

Qualifications

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in an area of mathematics at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must have demonstrated potential for developing and maintaining a research program and competing for external grant funding in an area of pure mathematics that aligns with those in the department, broadly defined. Additionally, the candidate will have demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education, including interest in inclusive teaching practices and mentoring students from under-represented populations. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in an area of mathematics at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must have demonstrated potential for developing and maintaining a research program and competing for external grant funding in an area of pure mathematics that aligns with those in the department, broadly defined. Additionally, the candidate will have demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education, including interest in inclusive teaching practices and mentoring students from under-represented populations. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date 11/23/2020 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant’s research agenda (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC ).

Additionally, applicants should submit all application materials, including letters of recommendation, to http://www.mathjobs.org. At least one of the letters should address teaching qualifications.

Candidates may forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to:

Aaron Lauve, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
alauve@luc.edu

Review of applications will begin on December 5th, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14556 Job Number 85TBD Organizational Location PROVOST
Posting Details

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 08/09/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
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