Two Tenure-Track Faculty positions in Statistics at Bucknell University Announced

The Mathematics Department at Bucknell University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in Statistics, to begin August 1, 2020. 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 positions include a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related field, a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research. We seek teacher-scholars who will contribute to the department’s focus on inclusiveness and the liberal arts mission. The successful candidates will join a team of four 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  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 no later than October 21, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university 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. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.

Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.