Tenure-track Position in Statistics

Waterville, Maine, United States

Job description

We invite applications for a tenure track position in statistics at Colby College to begin September 1, 2018. Applications at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor levels will be considered. The department offers degrees in mathematics, mathematical sciences, and mathematical sciences with a concentration in statistics. We also offer minors in mathematics and statistics, and a minor in data science is being developed jointly with computer science. Colby is committed to several interdisciplinary programs related to statistics, including a new computational biology major, as well as new initiatives in the digital humanities and in data science. The successful candidate will be the third statistician in the department, joining an established, vibrant, and growing statistics program. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, data science or a related field by the date of appointment, have a strong commitment to research, and be passionate about teaching statistics to undergraduates at all levels. The teaching responsibility for this position is five courses per year except in the first year, when the load is reduced to four courses. We are interested in all areas of research, including scholarship that spans disciplinary boundaries. Colby is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity and seeks candidates who contribute to this via their teaching, research, and service.

How to apply

For more information about the department, please see our web site at www.colby.edu/mathstats/. Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation electronically through www.mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin October 8, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this opening can be addressed via email to HR@colby.edu.