University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: ULLafayette-DHFP [#10571]
Position Title: Department Head
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lafayette, Louisiana 70503, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/08/01
Application Deadline: 2017/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2017/08/22, finished 2018/06/03)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette has expired and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette) invites applications for the position of Department Head in the rank of Full Professor, beginning August 1, 2018.

The successful candidate should have a proven record of strong research and publications, leadership in academic settings and ability to lead and advance a diverse group of accomplished teachers and scholars, excellent administrative and interpersonal skills, the ability to teach mathematics or statistics courses at all levels and mentor graduate students, and the ability to attract external funding.


* Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics;

* Credentials commensurate with an appointment at the rank of Full Professor;

* A distinguished record of research, publications, and teaching, including student mentoring and doctoral student supervision;

* A track record of developing successful, externally-funded research programs;

* A commitment to attracting and supporting a diverse faculty, staff, and student body;

* Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, and the ability to work openly, personably, transparently, and effectively with every constituency in the Department, and with both internal and external stakeholders.

Applicants should apply through MathJobs.Org or send complete application package, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information of five references electronically (as a single PDF file) to Professor Arturo Magidin at To ensure full consideration, receipt of a complete application is required on or before December 1, 2017.

The review process will continue until the position is filled. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Department of Mathematics
PO Box 43568
Lafayette LA 70504-3568

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