Science, Technology, and Health, Biola University

Position ID: 1921-FACULTY [#11213]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics, Mathematics & Computer Science Department
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: La Mirada, California 90639, United States
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Computer Science
Application Deadline: none (posted 2017/10/31)
Position Description:    

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science Biola University invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Mathematics, at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank, to begin August 2018.

Responsibilities and Qualifications. We are seeking a Christian mathematician to join our small and collegial department of three mathematicians (one pure, one applied, and one statistician) and four computer scientists. The requirements are a PhD in math or math education or equivalent, and experience with Secondary Education. Our ideal candidate will be a life-long learner, team player, and servant-leader who is able to teach well. The departmental need is to advise the math majors with a concentration in secondary education and exercise related leadership for that program. The academic load is 12 units per semester of undergraduate courses that could include Classical Geometry, Number Theory/History of Math, Calculus, Statistics, Real Analysis, or Complex Analysis. Opportunities for developing new courses, enhancing programs, directing student research, and faculty development exist. Participation in campus, university, and community service activities is encouraged. The School of Science, Technology and Health at Biola University. Biola University has made a visionary commitment to growth and development of the sciences through the organization of the new School of Science, Technology, and Health to be housed in the $63M, 91,000 sq. ft. Alton and Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology, and Health opening in Fall, 2017. The School serves 1,100 students in 16 majors across six departments (Biological Sciences; Chemistry, Physics and Engineering; Math and Computer Science; Kinesiology, Health and Physical Education; Nursing; and Communication Sciences and Disorders). For all positions, experience teaching college-level courses and directing student research is preferred. The candidate must have a strong Christian commitment with an interest in the integration of faith and science.

Biola is an evangelical Christian university where faculty endorse a university statement of Christian faith and community values, and are committed to the integration of faith and learning. Biola serves a student body of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by WASC. Biola University is committed to diversity and seeks faculty who can contribute to multicultural understandings. Biola University, located in dynamic Southern California, offers abundant opportunities for personal and professional growth. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package included. For more information on Biola, visit

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Through Biola’s employment website, please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a one page document describing how you became a Christian. Faculty applications will be sent to promising candidates.

Biola University's Doctrinal Statement remains the foundational document regarding the theological position of the University. Biola's position from its inception has been and remains Christian, Protestant and theologically conservative. Prospective and existing employees must affirm that their personal theological beliefs are in agreement with the Biola Doctrinal Statement. A prospective or an existing employee's church affiliation will be considered in determining his or her understanding of and compliance with Biola's theological position.

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Contact: Tanya Wheeldon
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13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639
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