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Mathematics and Statistics, Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics and Data Science, Tenure Track

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Loyola University Chicago

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Mathematics and Statistics, Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics and Data Science, Tenure Track Mathematics and Statistics, Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics and Data Science, Tenure Track Thank you for your interest in Loyola University Chicago. To view open positions, please enter your search criteria below. You may view all open positions by not specifying any search criteria and selecting the ‘Search’ button. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Candidates should submit to (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC). Additionally, applicants should submit all application materials, including letters of recommendation, to At least one of the letters should address teaching qualifications. Candidates may forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to: Gregory J. Matthews , Ph.D., Search Committee Chair Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. LUC 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 Position Details Job Title Mathematics and Statistics, Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics and Data Science, Tenure Track Position Title Mathematics and Statistics, Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics and Data Science, Tenure Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS (02114A) Department Name MATHEMATICS Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, for the academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants with expertise in bioinformatics and data science. The successful candidate will be joining a department with more than 35 full-time faculty members, over 380 majors and minors across 7 undergraduate programs in mathematics, statistics and data science, and 2 graduate programs. For more information about the department, please visit its website at This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in support of the department’s B.S. in statistics, B.S. data science program, B.S bioinformatics program, the M.S. in applied statistics and the M.S. in bioinformatics with a course load of two classes per semester. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuit of external grants and perform service, such as mentoring underserved populations, at the department, college, and university levels. Qualifications The candidate will have a Ph.D. in statistics, bioinformatics, data science, computer science, or a related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Candidates pursuing research programs that focus on or address issues of social justice and diversity are highly encouraged to apply. Commitment to and expertise in inclusive teaching practices and experience mentoring students from under-represented populations is highly desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience The candidate will have a Ph.D. in statistics, bioinformatics, data science, computer science, or a related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Candidates pursuing research programs that focus on or address issues of social justice and diversity are highly encouraged to apply. Commitment to and expertise in inclusive teaching practices and experience mentoring students from under-represented populations is highly desirable. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education. Open Date 11/23/2020 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Candidates should submit to (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant’s research agenda; (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service. Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC ). Additionally, applicants should submit all application materials, including letters of recommendation, to At least one of the letters should address teaching qualifications. Candidates may forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to: Gregory J. Matthews , Ph.D., Search Committee Chair Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. LUC 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 Quick Link for Posting Job Number 85TBD Organizational Location PROVOST Posting Details Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/09/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents Required Documents + Cover Letter/Letter of Application + Curriculum Vitae + Teaching Statement + Research Statement + Other Document Optional Documents