Visiting Instructor of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics (Statistics)

Saint Peter, Minnesota, United States

Job description

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics to begin September 1, 2018.

Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned Master’s (PhD or ABD preferred) in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field. Candidates must have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching with the statistical software R is desired. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate.

Major/Essential Functions: The teaching assignment for this position will include three courses per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in statistics at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, including courses toward the statistics major/minor and general education.

How to apply

To apply, visit and complete the online application. The application materials that must be uploaded include: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; graduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable); and the names and contact information for three professional references. At least one of the references must be able to address teaching experience and effectiveness.

For more details, visit the College’s website at or contact Dr. Tom LoFaro at For full consideration, applications must be received by March 9, 2018. While applications may be accepted after this date, it is not guaranteed that they will be considered.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2200 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Gustavus Adolphus College is a highly selective, private, coeducational, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Founded in 1862, it has valued its Lutheran and Swedish heritages throughout its history. The college is guided by five core values: community, excellence, faith, justice, and service.