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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning Fall 2017.  The position requires a Ph.D. in mathematics (to be completed no later than August 2017), with preference given to candidates with expertise in some area of applied mathematics such as statistics, modeling, or operations research.  Successful applicants will exhibit potential for a sustained research career and willingness to foster undergraduate research.  The ability to teach a wide variety of introductory and upper-level undergraduate mathematics courses is expected.

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,600 students from more than 40 states and from more than 70 countries. At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. The College also expects peer-reviewed publications and active participation in the College community. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Applications should include a letter of application and CV that includes documentation of teaching experience.  Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent separately, with one that specifically addresses teaching.  Material should be submitted electronically to mathsearch@lakeforest.edu.  Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2016 or until the position is filled.