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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 2019.  The position requires a Ph.D. in an area of applied mathematics (to be completed no later than August 2019) with specific expertise in statistics, modeling, or data mining.  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 required.


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.  Materials should be submitted electronically through mathjobs.org.   Applications will be accepted through December 14, 2018 or until the position is filled.