Assistant Professor of Statistics at Lawrence University Position Announcement

Assistant Professor of Statistics

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Assistant Professor of Statistics (tenure-track position to start in September 2019)

Lawrence University, a selective undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music located in Appleton, Wisconsin, invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in statistics to begin September 1, 2019. This person will join the present statistician along with four mathematicians and two computer scientists in our department. We seek excellent teachers who are passionate about working with undergraduates in a liberal arts setting while actively engaging in high-quality research. Statisticians from all research areas are encouraged to apply. Teaching load is two courses per term for three ten-week terms a year, including participation in Lawrence’s flagship Freshman Studies program on a rotating basis. Ability and desire to lead undergraduate research projects and otherwise connect scholarship with teaching will be looked upon favorably. Must have a Ph.D. in statistics by September 2019.

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a letter explaining interest in Lawrence particularly and describing ways you can help Lawrence become more inclusive. Also submit a vita, statements on teaching and research, a statement on diversity, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and at least three letters of recommendation (at least two of which attest specifically to teaching). In their teaching statement, candidates are encouraged to address their commitment to fostering a truly engaged and supportive experience for a diverse community of learners. The position will remain open until filled; for best consideration, submit materials by October 15, 2018.

Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity, or research; and (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body. See for more information about Lawrence and the surrounding community.

Candidates are encouraged to read more about Lawrence at and Colleges That Change Lives. For further information, please contact Alan Parks, Professor of Mathematics and Chair of the Search Committee:

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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