Mathematics Department at Bucknell University Tenure-Track Position

The Mathematics Department at Bucknell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Statistics, to begin in August 2018. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates will be considered at the Associate Professor or Professor level. Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related field, a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research. We seek a teacher-scholar who will contribute to the department’s focus on inclusiveness and the liberal arts mission. The successful candidate will join a team of four other statisticians teaching a variety of statistics courses while maintaining an active research program.

Applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted), a research statement, and a teaching statement. Please submit these and all other supporting materials electronically at  Please arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one of which should substantively address teaching) to be uploaded at Review of applications will begin October 21, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Bucknell has a partnership with Geisinger Health System to promote research and educational collaborations. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America’s best small towns.