Louisiana State University, Mathematics

Position ID: LSU-AP [#14757, R00038972]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Multiple Positions)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/06/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/10/07, finished 2020/11/20, listed until 2020/06/01)
Position Description:    

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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.  

The Department of Mathematics is seeking applications to fill one or more tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. The positions will begin in the fall semester of 2020. In your application, state how you will address each of the following four goals taken from LSU’s Flagship 2020. 

1. Discovery: Expand discovery through transformative research and creative activities addressing contemporary and enduring issues that shape the way we live in the world; 
2. Learning: Enhance a faculty-led and student-centered learning environment that develops engaged citizens and enlightened leaders; 
3. Diversity: Strengthen the intellectual environment by broadening the cultural diversity of the LSU community; 
4. Engagement: Promote engagement of faculty, staff and students in the transformation of communities. 

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in mathematics or a closely related field. A.B.D. candidates will be considered as long as the degree is conferred by August 13, 2020. 

Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years of academic experience beyond doctorate; research excellence as well as commitment to graduate and undergraduate education.  

Special Instructions: A copy of your transcript may be attached to your application (if available); however, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Please attach a statement on research. 

In addition, please submit the following required documents electronically through www.MathJobs.org: Cover letter, AMS Standard Cover Sheet, curriculum vitae, a publication list, a description of research, and a statement about teaching interests and experience. The applicant must also have at least four letters of recommendation submitted.

Additional Job Description: 
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, 2019, and will continue to review applications until the positions are filled. Benefits: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; sick leave; wellness benefits; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more! 

EEO Statement: LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer. HCM Contact Information: Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed to HR@lsu.edu.  

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:
Hiring Committee
Department of Mathematics
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803