Connecticut College Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Statistics Position Announcement

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Connecticut College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics to begin in the Fall of 2018 at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field, or must have completed the requirements for such a degree by August 30, 2018. Candidates are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and the potential to carry on a successful research program in the setting of a small liberal arts college.

The Mathematics and Statistics Department currently consists of seven permanent faculty members, including one statistician, all of whom are committed to providing a vibrant environment for students of mathematics and statistics at all levels, furthering their own research areas, and providing service to the College. The department currently offers a statistics concentration in the mathematics major and an interdisciplinary minor in applied statistics.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the statistics curriculum both within the department and through participation in the college’s new multidisciplinary general education program, Connections. Candidates who are interested in collaborating with faculty and students in other disciplines on applied research projects and supervising undergraduate students engaged in independent research, are encouraged to apply.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.

Tenure-track faculty members teach a 3-2 load. In addition to providing ongoing strong support for teaching and research, the College offers the following resources for pre-tenured faculty: a 2-2 teaching load in the first year, a supplementary research fund in the first three years and a semester’s sabbatical at full salary after a successful third-year review. (For additional information on faculty resources, see http://www.conncoll.edu/employment/faculty-resources/ ) AA/EEO.

Review of applications will begin on December 4, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; copies of graduate transcripts; three letters of recommendation; and teaching and research statements. At least one of the letters of recommendation must directly address teaching. Applications must be submitted through mathjobs.org.

More information about this position, the department, and the college may be found at www.conncoll.edu/departments/mathematics/.