Assistant Professor of StatisticsThe Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Mount Holyoke College, which has offered
a major in statistics for over 20 years, invites applications for a tenure-track position in
statistics at the Assistant Professor level for fall 2014. Qualifications include a doctorate
(completed or anticipated) and a commitment to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts
environment. A well established candidate at the Associate Professor level might also be
considered. A fall 2015 start may be approved in exceptional circumstances.
QualificationsThey seek candidates who have an active interest in work with undergraduates on statistical
research projects and are receptive to collaborating with faculty and students across
multiple disciplines. Candidates with background in Bayesian methods, computational
statistics, spatial analysis, data mining, or related areas are especially welcome. Members of
the department are active in both research and curriculum development and teach two
courses per semester, with an additional course every third year. The Five Colleges
cooperate actively in statistics, and statisticians meet together regularly.
Apply for this Position
A completed application should include a CV, statement of teaching philosophy, description
of research plans, and a cover letter addressing your interest in Mount Holyoke College.
Please address your ideas for mentoring and working with students from diverse
backgrounds in your statement of teaching philosophy. Three letters of recommendation
are also required, at least one of which should comment specifically on your
teaching. Please submit all application materials through MathJobs.org. Applications
received by November 27, 2013 will receive full consideration.