Mathematics Department, Loyola Marymount University

1845 12245Position ID: LMU-AP [#12245]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Los Angeles, California 90045, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/12/01 (posted 2018/08/10, updated 2018/08/06, listed until 2019/02/06)
Position Description:    

The Mathematics Department of Loyola Marymount University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2019. 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, statistics education, or a related field by employment commencement in Fall 2019. 

The first position will have an emphasis in the areas of analysis, data science, probability, or statistics. Those with expertise in computational methods are encouraged to highlight this in their application. The second position will have an emphasis in the area of data science and data analytics. Candidates with an interest in interdisciplinary teaching or research involving business analytics are encouraged to highlight this in their application. LMU is committed to broadening the participation of students in STEM fields, and applicants should describe in their cover letter 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 an inclusive community of 20 full-time faculty members and approximately 60 mathematics majors, 40 minors, and 10 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 available through LMU’s 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 https://admin.lmu.edu/hr/benefits/ 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 6400 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 cover letter, 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, 2018. Applicants who will be attending the 2019 Joint Mathematics Meetings, or are available by videoconference, in January should indicate this in their cover letter. Apply online at http://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/. Please address questions to Ben Fitzpatrick, Hiring Committee Chair, at Ben.Fitzpatrick@lmu.edu or (310) 338-2753.


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http://cse.lmu.edu/department/math/
310 338-2753
 
Mathematics Department, Suite 2700
Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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