The Mathematics Department at Bucknell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Statistics, to begin August 1, 2019. 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 a 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 five other statisticians teaching a variety of statistics courses while maintaining an active research program.
Applications include a curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted), a research statement including a section addressing opportunities for undergraduate research, and a teaching statement. Applicants are asked to summarize in their cover letter any past experiences and leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion, or their potential to make contributions in this area. Please submit these and all other supporting materials electronically at mathjobs.org. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one of which should substantively address teaching) to be uploaded at mathjobs.org.
Review of applications will begin October 21, 2018, 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 entered 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. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.