Tenure-track Position in Statistics

Waterville, Maine
Sep 10, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

We invite applications for a tenure track position in statistics at Colby College to begin September 1, 2018. Applications at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor levels will be considered. The department offers degrees in mathematics, mathematical sciences, and mathematical sciences with a concentration in statistics. We also offer minors in mathematics and statistics, and a minor in data science is being developed jointly with computer science. Colby is committed to several interdisciplinary programs related to statistics, including a new computational biology major, as well as new initiatives in the digital humanities and in data science. The successful candidate will be the third statistician in the department, joining an established, vibrant, and growing statistics program. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, data science or a related field by the date of appointment, have a strong commitment to research, and be passionate about teaching statistics to undergraduates at all levels. The teaching responsibility for this position is five courses per year except in the first year, when the load is reduced to four courses. We are interested in all areas of research, including scholarship that spans disciplinary boundaries. Colby is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity and seeks candidates who contribute to this via their teaching, research, and service.

For more information about the department, please see our web site at www.colby.edu/mathstats/. Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation electronically through www.mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin October 8, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights.

For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu.