Loyola Marymount University, Mathematics Department

1845 18006Position ID: LMU-ASSTPROF [#18006]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Los Angeles, California 90045, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Statistics / Data Science / related field
Application Deadline: 2021/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/17, finished 2022/04/16, listed until 2022/02/17)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Mathematics Department of Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2022.  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 statistics, operations research, mathematics, or a related field by August 15, 2022.


The Mathematics Department, housed within Loyola Marymount University’s College of Science and Engineering, is an inclusive community of 19 full-time faculty members and approximately 60 mathematics majors, 40 minors, and 15 Master of Arts in Teaching students. The department offers several Bachelor’s degree options and minors, including both a Bachelor of Science and a minor in Statistics and Data Science.


Faculty in the department work in many areas of pure and applied mathematics, statistics, and data science, in an atmosphere of mutual respect and collaboration. Additional information about the LMU Mathematics Department is available online at cse.lmu.edu/department/math. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, advising, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and engaging in university service. The normal teaching load is 9 units per semester, with a reduced teaching load in the first two years.


The successful candidate will have expertise in statistics, data science, or a related field.  LMU is committed to broadening the participation of students in STEM fields, and LMU’s environment offers many opportunities for collaborative research, teaching, and service that actively inform and improve equity and social justice. Applicants should include a statement describing their experience, demonstrated ability, and/or interest in promoting inclusion and diversity in the mathematical sciences.  Candidates with experience in such efforts are encouraged to highlight this in their application.


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 outstanding 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 committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state, and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experience, and beliefs to apply. Please read more about our commitments and our efforts at https://resources.lmu.edu/officeofinterculturalaffairs/ .


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 October 15, 2021.  Apply online at mathjobs.org.  Please address questions to Professor Ben G. Fitzpatrick, Hiring Committee Chair, at Ben.Fitzpatrick@lmu.edu.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Mathematics Department, Suite 2700
Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045