Loyola Marymount University, Mathematics Department

1845 14315Position ID: LMU-APM [#14315]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Los Angeles, California 90045, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics or Data Science
Application Deadline: (posted 2019/08/22, listed until 2020/02/22)
Position Description:    

The Mathematics Department of Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2020. 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, operations research, or a related field by employment commencement in Fall 2020.

The successful candidate will have expertise in statistics, data science, or a related field. Those with expertise in computational methods are encouraged to highlight this in their application. LMU is committed to broadening the participation of students in STEM fields, and applicants should include a statement describing their experience, demonstrated ability, and/or interest in promoting 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 18 full-time faculty members and approximately 60 mathematics majors, 40 minors, and 15 Master of Arts in Teaching students. The department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in 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 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 admin.lmu.edu/hr/totalrewards/benefits and academics.lmu.edu/ofd/newfacultyorientation which links to the latest Faculty Resource Guide.

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit​ ​www.lmu.edu for more information.)

A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement on inclusion and diversity, statement on teaching experience and 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 November 15, 2019. Apply online at jobs.lmu.edu/postings/40670. Please address questions to Professor Anna Bargagliotti, Hiring Committee Chair, at Anna.Bargagliotti@lmu.edu.

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