The Mathematics Department of Loyola Marymount University will have two tenure-track openings at the assistant professor level for the academic year 2013 - 2014. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and engaging in university service. Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or a related field by Fall 2013. The department is hiring in the areas of (i) mathematics education, statistics education, or K-12 teacher preparation, and (ii) computational mathematics or numerical analysis. The University and the Mathematics Department have a strong commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity with the faculty and student body. Applicants who have experience or interest in this area are asked to highlight it in their application.
The Mathematics Department, housed within Loyola Marymount University’s College of Science and Engineering, is a community of 17 full-time faculty members and approximately 45 mathematics majors, 25 minors, and a few Master of Arts in Teaching students. The department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in pure mathematics and applied mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts designed for students who wish to puruse a career in mathematics education. A degree in bio-mathematics is currently part of an individualized studies program. Faculty in the department work in many areas of mathematics in an atmosphere of mutual respect and collegiality. The normal teaching load is 3 courses each semester (9 hours/week) with the possibility of a reduced teaching load in the first two years. Additional information about the LMU Mathematics Department is available online at http://cse.lmu.edu/departments/math.htm. Salary and other benefits are competitive and commenusrate with background and experience. Housing assistantance and domestic partnet benefits are available.
Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 5400 undergraduates and over 2500 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.
Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)
A complete application consists of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy, a description of the applicant's current research program, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching. We will begin screening applications on December 1, 2012. Applicants who will be attending the 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings in January should indicate this in their letter of interest. Apply online at www.mathjobs.org/jobs. Please address questions to Suzanne Larson, Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or (310) 338 - 5111.