Mathematics Faculty Position – Full Time Tenure Track

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The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Louisiana Christian University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Biology to begin August 1, 2024.

Description of Position

Louisiana Christian University’s Department of Natural Sciences/Mathematics is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position to teach Mathematics. Recent additions to the academic program of Computer Science and Pre-Engineering have broadened the range of mathematics coursework required for our students. LCU is looking for a versatile instructor to join this important sector of the academic program.

Applicants will need to demonstrate teaching competency in Mathematics. Some training/expertise in Computer Science, specifically programming, would be a strong plus to complement these allied programs. The position also requires that the faculty member be available for advising students and have a willingness to serve on college committees. The successful candidate will assist in curriculum planning and mapping to guide the direction of the Math program and its coordination with other science disciplines. Faculty development through scholarship activities including travel and research with undergraduates is strongly encouraged and funding is available through an endowment.

The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered University with this mission: Louisiana Christian University is a Christ-centered community committed to academic excellence where students are equipped for lives of learning, leading, and serving.

Louisiana Christian University is a private, Baptist, coeducational university of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. LCU was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Mathematics and/or graduate training which qualifies the candidate to teach Mathematics. Background in Computer Science (qualification to teach) is a plus but not required. The candidate should demonstrate a Life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered College.

  • Ability to teach courses to both non-math majors and upper-level math students.
  • Lifestyle consistent with a Christian worldview.
  • Ability to integrate Christian faith into traditional coursework.

To apply for this position, please submit all of the following:

  1. A letter of interest
  2. LCU Faculty Application
  3. LCU’s Christian Worldview Statement
  4. Curriculum vitae
  5. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable for applicants)
  6. Names and contact information for at least three references
  7. A statement of your view of the integration of faith in teaching and research

Inquiries should be made to:

Dr. Cheryl D. Clark, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Louisiana Christian University

1140 College Drive P. O. Box 567

Pineville, LA 71359

academicaffairs@lcuniversity.edu

To apply for this job please visit lcuniversity.edu.