• Full Time
  • Omaha, NE
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Website Creighton University

The Department of Mathematics within the College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University is hiring for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach both foundational mathematics and statistics courses and advanced courses in their sub-discipline while developing an active, independent research program involving undergraduates in the Department of Mathematics at Creighton University. 


This position is a tenure-track assistant professor appointment beginning in August 2024. A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics (or a closely related field) is required. The ideal person for this role is committed to being an outstanding teacher-scholar within a primarily undergraduate institution. 



  • A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Statistics (or a closely related field) is required. 
  • Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations. 
  • Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others.

How to Apply: 
The complete application must include the following: 

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Three (3) letters of recommendation, at least one of which must address teaching.  

Reference letters can be submitted via the Mathjobs, emailed directly to Nicole Lakeman at nicolelakeman@creighton.edu, or mailed to: Dr. Crist, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178.

The cover letter, CV, research statement and teaching statement must also be uploaded to the Creighton University Hiring portal at https://creighton.referrals.selectminds.com/. 

If selected for an interview, applicants will be asked to submit (unofficial) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.  Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts will be required to complete the hiring process. 


Any question can be directed to Dr. Randy Crist at crist@creighton.edu.  For further information about the Creighton math department, please visit https://www.creighton.edu/arts-sciences/math.

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About Creighton: 
Omaha is a diverse community of 850,000 with four Fortune-500 companies, an active sports scene, and a vibrant arts community. Recent Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College rankings recognized Creighton University among the top 20% of institutions in its survey and among the Top 10 big-city colleges in the Midwest. Creighton University also ranks in the top third of National Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s and was previously recognized for 16 years in a row as No. 1 among Best Regional Universities – Midwest.  Over the past 17 years, Creighton is the No. 1 Goldwater-producing Catholic university in the country and in the top 20 of private universities producing Goldwater Scholars over the past decade. 

At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-yearold Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.