Loyola University Chicago, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: LoyolaChicago-PMATH [#18385]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chicago, Illinois 60660, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2021/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/29, finished 2022/05/21, listed until 2022/03/29)
Position Description:    

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

Background: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for an appointment as Assistant Professor in Mathematics beginning Fall 2022. The successful candidate will be joining a department with more than 35 full-time faculty members, over 400 majors and minors across 7 undergraduate programs in mathematics, statistics and data science, and 2 master’s programs. For more information about the department, please visit its website at https://www.luc.edu/math/. Located on Chicago’s vibrantly multicultural North Side, LUC is committed to creating an inclusive, responsive community of faculty, students, and staff. As an urban-based Department we are dedicated to mentoring a diverse student body, many of whom come from under-represented and under-served populations. We especially encourage applications from candidates from under-represented groups. We also encourage applications from scholars committed to interdisciplinarity and the successful pursuit of external grants.

Duties and Responsibilities: The position requires teaching a range of math courses, from lower-level courses that serve non-science students to upper-level and graduate-level courses in mathematics; developing and maintaining a quality research program; and service at the department, the university, and the scientific community level. A successful candidate is expected to commit to mentoring of and advocacy for students from under-represented groups, supporting the involvement of students in research, and the pursuit of external research funding.

Minimum Qualifications: The candidate will have a Ph.D. in mathematics at the time of appointment. Research specialties in pure mathematics complementing those of our faculty in algebra, combinatorics or topology are desirable. The candidate must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Additionally, the candidate will have demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education, including interest in inclusive teaching practices. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/17448. They should also provide evidence that attests to their research/teaching performance and experience, and the names and addresses of three individuals prepared to advise on their professional qualifications for this position. In addition, they should include a statement addressing past or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching, and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service.

Additionally, applicants should submit all application materials, including letters of recommendation, to https://www.mathjobs.org. At least one of the letters should address teaching qualifications. Please direct inquiries to:

Dr. Peter Tingley Chairperson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Loyola University Chicago, ptingley@luc.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received before November 15 will receive full consideration.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity - including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment - is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
1032 W Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660