Lab Instructor in Psychology and Statistical & Data Sciences

Job description

The Department of Psychology and the Program in Statistical & Data Sciences at Smith College invites applications for a non-tenure-track position at the rank of Lab Instructor, to begin July 1, 2018.  Candidates should have a strong foundation in statistical reasoning and computing.  The person in this position will be responsible for teaching labs for the introductory statistics courses in both departments. Lab responsibilities will vary but will include instruction in statistical computing conducted in R and/or SPSS. Other teaching opportunities may arise depending upon the candidate’s interest and ability. A Master’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is required by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math (STEM) are encouraged to apply.


Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Psychology and the Program in Statistical & Data Sciences may be found at, respectively.




Submit application at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, a sample syllabus, and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on March 1st. 


Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission of and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.




Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.





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Posted: 2/8/2018
Application Due: 3/1/2018
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