Louisiana State University, Mathematics

Position ID: LSU-AP [#23687, R00087767]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics
Application Deadline: (accepting applications posted 2023/10/30, listed until 2024/04/30)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics is seeking applications to fill one or more tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in the general areas of Applied Mathematics (e.g., Applied Analysis, Applied Combinatorics, Control Theory, Optimization, Mathematics of Materials Science, Probability Theory, Mathematical Data Science, Scientific Computation, Numerical Analysis). Preference will be given to candidates with research application in the LSU Strategic Pentagon Priorities: Agriculture, Biotech, Coast, Defense and Cyber Security, and Energy. The positions will begin in the fall semester of 2024.

Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor performs research in mathematics of a nature and quality leading eventually to publication of papers in research journals and/or advanced level books; maintains expertise; teaches mathematics at all university levels in a manner that is in keeping with departmental policy; participates in other educational and professional tasks of the department and university.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the mathematical sciences or a closely related field. A.B.D. candidates will be considered as long as the degree is conferred by August 15, 2024.

Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years of academic experience beyond doctorate; research excellence as well as commitment to graduate and undergraduate education; outstanding candidates with research interests in general areas of applied mathematics.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory pre-employment background check. We will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2023, and will continue to review applications until the positions are filled. Special Instructions: In their application materials, candidates should include a written statement to demonstrate their commitment, experience and anticipated contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion at LSU. A copy of your transcript may be attached to your application (if available); however, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Please provide a statement on research and a statement on teaching philosophy. Please have four or more letters of recommendation e-mailed to profjobs@math.lsu.edu.

For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact Department of Mathematics at profjobs@math.lsu.edu.

Posting Date: October 26, 2023

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

Additional Information: Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions that are approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.

Essential Position (Y/N):

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer: LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

HCM Contact Information: For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email HR@lsu.edu. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.

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Department of Mathematics
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803