Mathematics and Computer Science, Lake Forest College

Position ID: 1653-ASSTPROF [#10703]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lake Forest, Illinois 60045, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Applied Math--Preference to Stats/Modeling/Data Mining/OR
Application Deadline: 2017/12/01 finished (notifying applicants posted 2017/09/11, finished 2018/06/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2018. The position requires a PhD in an area of applied mathematics (to be completed no later than August 2018), with preference given to candidates with expertise in statistics, modeling, data mining, or operations research. Successful applicants will exhibit potential for a sustained research career and willingness to foster undergraduate research. The ability to teach a wide variety of introductory and upper-level undergraduate mathematics courses is expected.

 A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,600 students from more than 40 states and from more than 70 countries. At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. The College also expects peer-reviewed publications and active participation in the College community. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Submit cover letter, CV that includes documentation of teaching experience, and research and teaching statements.  Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent separately, with one specifically addressing teaching.  Materials should be submitted through  Applications will be accepted through December 1, 2017 or until the position is filled.

The Department will be interviewing through the Employment Center at the Joint Math Meetings in San Diego.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Lake Forest College
555 Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

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