Multiple Lecturer Positions in Math or Stat at Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago, Posted: September 30, 2022
Department of Mathematics and Statistics: Lecturer
Job Title: Lecturer in Mathematics or Statistics (3 positions)
Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks qualified candidates for three Lecturer positions in mathematics or statistics beginning Fall 2023. The successful candidates will be joining a department with approximately 40 full-time faculty members and over 200 majors across 7 undergraduate programs in mathematics, statistics and data science, and 3 master’s programs. For more information about the department, please visit its website at https://www.luc.edu/math/.
Located on Chicago’s vibrantly multicultural North Side, LUC is committed to creating an inclusive, 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.
Duties and Responsibilities: The main duty and responsibility of this position is teaching a range of math and/or stats courses, from lower-level courses that serve non-science students to upper-level courses that serve our majors. We are hiring for several positions, and there is some flexibility as to exactly which courses a candidate would specialize in. In particular, candidates primarily interested in either mathematics or statistics are welcome. Secondary duties include contributing to departmental service in a variety of ways.
Minimum Qualifications: The candidate will have a Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics or a related subject at the time of appointment. 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 teaching statement, and a letter of interest to https://www.careers.luc.edu. They should also provide evidence that attests to their 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 https://www.mathjobs.org. 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. 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 www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.