|POSITION SUMMARY. The Mathematics program at Loras College seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure track position beginning in the Fall of 2012. A successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate-level courses in Mathematics and conduct research with undergraduates. Experience in teaching and/or promise of teaching ability is of primary importance. Equally important is demonstrated ability or evidence of potential in promoting interdisciplinary learning, especially with other STEM disciplines.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics with expected completion by arrival date. Undergraduate teaching experience is desirable. Candidates will be expected to support the mission of the College and respect the College's Catholic tradition.
COMPENSATION. Commensurate with qualifications, education and experience. Fringe benefits include medical/dental/life/disability insurance, flexible spending plan, TIAA-CREF retirement plan, and tuition remission program, membership at Wellness Center and Graber Sports Center/San Jose Pool, free admission to many college events and free off-street parking.
DIVISION OF MATHEMATICS, ENGINEERING, AND COMPUTER SCIENCE. The Division of Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science consists of 12 full-time faculty members and offers majors in engineering, computer & information technology, and mathematics.
THE COLLEGE. Founded in 1839, Loras College is a Catholic, four-year, coeducational, liberal arts institution that includes pre-professional and career preparation and is dedicated to high academic, ethical and moral standards. The student body consists of approximately 1,600 students, over 90 percent of whom are full-time undergraduates. The college is a wireless, laptop campus and there will be opportunity for developing technology-rich, interdisciplinary courses for the general education curriculum.
THE COMMUNITY. Loras College's 60 acre campus is located on one of Dubuque's highest bluffs, overlooking the Mississippi River at the junction of the states of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin, about 3 hours west of Chicago. Dubuque's population is approximately 60,000 and its nineteenth century architecture is woven into limestone bluffs and provides a picturesque backdrop to the river landscape. Many residential and commercial areas have been designated as historical districts to preserve Dubuque's unique heritage. Its strong education base supports numerous cultural activities, and in addition, there are sporting events, shopping facilities, schools, and churches that are convenient to its residents. The climate has marked seasons with a comfortable summer, cool spring and fall, and a winter that encourages a variety of sports that have in recent years attracted a growing tourism industry.
APPLICATION DEADLINE. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. For more information contact: Mathematics Faculty Search Committee, Robert Keller at (563) 588-7015 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE. Applicants must go to: http://loras.iapplicants.com to apply. Please upload: your letter of application and curriculum vitae. Have three letters of recommendation mailed directly to: Mathematics Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, IA 52001. Finalists will need to pass a detailed background check before an offer is extended. Please contact the Loras College Human and Organizational Development (HOD) office at (563) 588-7110 if you have any questions.
Loras College encourages all interested applicants, especially women and minorities to apply. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit Loras at http://www.loras.edu for additional information about Loras College.|