Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the fall 2020 semester. The department has several undergraduate degree programs in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, data science, as well as masters programs in mathematics and applied statistics. For more details about the department, please visit its website at http://www.luc.edu/math.
The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the department’s B.S. statistics program, B.S. data science program, and M.S. statistics program, engaging in a productive program of research, and performing service at the department, college, and university levels.
Applicants must submit a current Curriculum Vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a letter of interest outlining their qualifications to www.careers.luc.edu. Additionally, applicants should submit application materials as well as at least three letters of recommendation to http://www.mathjobs.org. At least one of the letters should address teaching qualifications. Applicants may forward additional materials related to teaching and research excellence to:
Hiring Committee Department of Mathematics and Statistics Loyola University Chicago Chicago, Illinois 60626
Review of applications will begin December 6, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
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.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment in statistics, data science, or a related discipline, and demonstrated experience in and commitment to high quality teaching at the university level. Experience teaching advanced statistics or data science classes is highly desirable, as is experience with programming languages relate to statistics such as R, SAS and/or Python. Experience with student mentoring is also highly desirable. The incumbent must also be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
About Loyola University Chicago
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 30 full-time faculty.