Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics at Mount Holyoke College

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: robinson@mtholyoke.edu.

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.