Creighton University, Mathematics

Position ID: 2638-AP [#20660]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Omaha, Nebraska 68178, United States
Subject Areas: Math/Stats/Data Science
Application Deadline: 2022/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/13, finished 2023/04/19, listed until 2023/03/07)
Position Description:    

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

Assistant Professor – Mathematics or Statistics

The Department of Mathematics at Creighton University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in August 2023.


In this position, your duties would typically include a 3-course teaching load each semester, substantive progress on research or scholarly work, and department service. Faculty are heavily involved in undergraduate research work in their own disciplines and in interdisciplinary outreach and programs, such as the interdisciplinary major and minor in data science, the medical mathematics major program for pre-health science students, and the 3-2 pre-engineering program. 


·       Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics/Data Science is required.

·       The willingness and ability to teach data science, statistics, and/or applied mathematics courses is required.

·       Experience with computer programming and familiarity with R or Python is a plus.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply with a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, and three professional references.  Please upload the following 4 items to Mathjobs:

1.     Cover letter

2.     Current curriculum vitae

3.     Statement of teaching philosophy

4.     Research plan

Applicant must also submit the required documents to the Creighton HR site at

Timeline: Initial review of applications will begin now, and all applications received by November 15th will be granted full consideration.  Late applications are welcome.   Questions regarding the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Nathan Pennington, at

About Creighton

The Creighton Department of Mathematics educates students in pure mathematics and applied mathematics, inspiring them to appreciate, understand, and engage these disciplines. The study of mathematics offers a unique and important way of interpreting the world around us, bringing accuracy and rigor to the quest for discovering patterns in observations both abstract and concrete. We nurture a mathematical point of view in all of our students as a critical part of a Jesuit university education. We strive to give the opportunity to mathematics majors and minors to acquire a broad and solid base in mathematics enabling both further study and application, and provide an outstanding undergraduate environment of courses and opportunities. For further information about the department, please visit

Creighton University is in Omaha, Nebraska, a diverse community of 850,000 with four Fortune-500 companies, affordable housing, easy commutes, an active sports scene, and a vibrant arts community. Recent Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College rankings recognized Creighton University among the top 20% of institutions in its survey and among the Top 10 big-city colleges in the Midwest. Creighton University also ranks in the top third of National Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s and was previously recognized for 16 years in a row as No. 1 among Best Regional Universities – Midwest. Over the past 17 years, Creighton is the No. 1 Goldwater scholar- producing Catholic university in the country and in the top 20 of private universities producing Goldwater Scholars over the past decade.

 Change the world from here

At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-yearold Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.

Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic, EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who believe they can contribute to our Mission and core values, including gender, ethnic and cultural diversity. Creighton is committed to diversity and inclusion, and, as such, strongly encourages those from a diverse background to apply.

Disclosure Statement

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178