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Assistant Professor Position in Applied Mathematics at Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago, Posted: September 30, 2022

Department of Mathematics and Statistics: Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics

Job Title: Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics

Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks qualified candidates for an Assistant Professor position in applied mathematics beginning Fall 2023.  The successful candidate will be joining a department with about 40 full-time faculty members and over 200 majors across seven undergraduate programs in mathematics, statistics and data science, and three master’s programs. For more information about the department, please visit its website at

Located on Chicago’s vibrantly multicultural North Side, LUC is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and responsive community of faculty, students, and staff. As an urban-based Department we are dedicated to mentoring a diverse student body, many of whom come from under-represented and under-served populations. We especially encourage applications from candidates from under-represented groups. We also encourage applications from scholars committed to interdisciplinarity and the successful pursuit of external grants.

Duties and Responsibilities: The position requires teaching a range of math courses, from lower-level courses that serve non-science students to upper-level and graduate-level courses in mathematics and applied mathematics; developing and maintaining a quality research program; and providing service at the department, the university, and the scientific community level.

Minimum Qualifications: The candidate will have a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must show evidence of, or strong potential for, maintaining a research program in applied mathematics, with the potential for grant funding. Candidates whose research programs align with others in the department are particularly desirable. Additionally, the candidate will have demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education, including interest in inclusive teaching practices. The candidate also must be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to They should also provide evidence that attests to their research/teaching performance and experience, and the names and addresses of three individuals prepared to advise on their professional qualifications for this position. In addition, they should include a statement addressing past or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching, and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service.

Additionally, applicants must submit all application materials, including letters of recommendation, to At least one of the letters should address teaching qualifications.  

Please direct inquiries to:


Dr. Peter Tingley

Chairperson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Loyola University Chicago


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications received before November 15 will receive full consideration.

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 For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at