Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer, Advanced Lecturer or Senior Lecturer beginning in the fall 2019 semester. The department has several undergraduate degree programs in mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics 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. and M.S. statistics programs. Teaching responsibilities include introductory courses in statistics and advanced courses related to the candidate’s areas of expertise. Candidates are not required to engage in research, but may do so as time permits. Candidates will also be expected to engage in department, college, or university service as requested.
Applicants must submit a current Curriculum Vitae, teaching 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 excellence to:
Hiring Committee Department of Mathematics and Statistics Loyola University Chicago Chicago, Illinois 60626
Review of applications will begin December 7, 2018 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. in statistics, data science, computer science, or a related discipline, and demonstrated experience in and commitment to quality teaching at the university level. Experience teaching advanced statistics or data science classes is highly desirable, as is experience with data science programming languages such as R, SAS or Python. Experience with student mentoring is also highly desirable.
About Loyola University Chicago
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has 30 full-time faculty.