Assistant Professor of Statistics, Tenure Track

Gambier, Knox County
Sep 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Kenyon College seeks to fill a Tenure Track position at the assistant professor level beginning July 2018. A Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics is required, as well as prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university.

Our department has a strong commitment to student-centered learning. Thus, we will be particularly interested in candidates with experience in active learning techniques and/or laboratory based instruction. The typical teaching load is five courses per year. Kenyon faculty members are expected to be excellent teachers who maintain strong research programs, and there are funds available to support travel and faculty development.

Kenyon College has a student body of about 1750 students, is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges, and has a reputation for outstanding teaching and scholarship. The Mathematics and Statistics Department is housed in a spacious and well-equipped building. We have eight full-time faculty members teaching the full range of undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses. The department offers a major in mathematics with concentrations in statistics and classical mathematics. We also contribute to an interdisciplinary concentration in scientific computing. 

To apply, candidates should begin the application process by registering and completing the demographic section of the Kenyon College application on the online application site found at All other materials must be submitted electronically via Applications should be submitted by October 10, 2017, to ensure full consideration.  We will, however, continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

A complete application will be composed of:

  1. Cover letter explaining why Kenyon Mathematics and Statistics is a good fit for the applicant;
  2. Statement reflecting on the applicant’s teaching and learning experiences;
  3. Statement describing the applicant’s research accomplishments and future research directions;
  4. Curriculum Vitae;
  5. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript;
  6. Unofficial Graduate Transcript;
  7. Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address teaching).

PLEASE NOTE:  In order for your application packet to be considered complete, the demographic section of the Kenyon College application must be filled out
all application materials must be submitted electronically through the website.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.