The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Mount Holyoke College, which has
offered a major in statistics for 30 years, invites applications for a tenure-track position
in statistics at the Assistant Professor level to begin fall 2020. Qualifications include a
doctorate (completed or anticipated by fall 2020), a commitment to teaching and
scholarship in a liberal arts environment, and evidence of classroom effectiveness. A
well-established candidate at the Associate Professor level will also be considered.
Mount Holyoke College is an institution that values excellence in both research and
teaching. We seek a candidate with a sustainable research program and an active
interest in work with undergraduates on statistical research projects. The successful
candidate will also have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate
level including experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to
race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and
religion. Candidates from all fields of statistical methodology and areas of application
will be considered. Members of the department are active in both research and
curriculum development and teach two courses per semester. Mount Holyoke College is
a member of the Five College Consortium, which encourages and facilitates
collaboration among its members. Statistics faculty and students across the consortium
regularly meet to share research and curricular initiatives.
Electronic submission of application materials through http://www.mathjobs.org is
strongly preferred. A completed application should include a cover letter addressing
your interest in Mount Holyoke College, a CV, and three statements concerning (1)
teaching philosophy, (2) research interests, and (3) a statement that addresses
experience with or commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body.
Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their
behalf. At least one letter should comment specifically on your teaching. Though
applications will be accepted until the position is filled, please submit by November 1,
2019, to receive full consideration. For further information about the department go to
http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/math/. For further information, you may contact the
search chair Margaret Robinson, email: email@example.com.
Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students
and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.
Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut
River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst,
Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.
Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers
through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke
seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college’s
academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global
society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications
from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of
color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first-generation college students, individuals
who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and
motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic
disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and
including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and
leadership in the academy.