Loyola Marymount University, Mathematics Department

1845 10521Position ID: LMU-AP [#10521]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Los Angeles, California 90045, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/08/15
Application Deadline: 2017/12/01help popup finished (offers accepted 2017/08/09, finished 2018/06/03, listed until 2018/02/08)
Position Description:    

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The Mathematics Department of Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2018. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and engaging in university service. Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or a related field by employment commencement in Fall 2018. The position will have an emphasis in such areas as algebra, analysis, data science, discrete mathematics, or probability. LMU is committed to broadening the participation of students in STEM fields and applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of interest their experience, demonstrated ability, or interest in teaching or mentoring underrepresented students to promote inclusion and diversity in the mathematical sciences. 

The Mathematics Department, housed within Loyola Marymount University’s College of Science and Engineering, is a community of 20 full-time faculty members and approximately 55 mathematics majors, 45 minors, and a few Master of Arts in Teaching students. The department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in pure mathematics and applied mathematics, and a Bachelor of Arts designed for students interested in pursuing a career in mathematics education. A degree in bio-mathematics is currently part of an individualized studies program. Faculty in the department work in many areas of pure and applied mathematics in an atmosphere of mutual respect and collegiality. The normal teaching load is 9-units per semester with the possibility of a reduced teaching load in the first two years. Additional information about the LMU Mathematics Department is available online at http://cse.lmu.edu/department/math/. Salary is competitive and commensurate with background and experience. LMU provides comprehensive benefit offerings and robust support for faculty. For more information about our programs visit http://admin.lmu.edu/hr/benefits/medicaldentalvisioncoverage/ and http://academics.lmu.edu/ofd/newfacultyorientation/ which links to the latest Faculty Resource Guide.

Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6100 undergraduates and over 2000 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.

Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)

A complete application consists of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy, a description of the applicant’s current scholarship program, and three letters of recommendation at least one of which addresses the applicant’s teaching. Screening of applications will begin December 1, 2017. Applicants who will be attending the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings in January should indicate this in their letter of interest. Apply online at http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/10521. Please address questions to Dr. Blake Mellor, Hiring Committee Chair, at Blake.Mellor@lmu.edu or (310) 338-5775.

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Contact: Ben Fitzpatrick, 310 338-2753, 310 338-3768 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Mathematics Department, Suite 2700
Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Web Page: http://cse.lmu.edu/department/math/

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