Visiting Assistant Professor position in Statistics - One-year

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Mar 05, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Ursinus College is inviting applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Statistics, to begin Fall 2018. The teaching load for this position is 3 courses in each semester. 




A Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field is required.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching statistics across all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, including introductory statistics and upper-division probability and theoretical statistics, specifically in the liberal arts setting.




Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1650 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus College is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Ursinus is an EO/AA employer.  Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment. Ursinus is the home of a recently-founded PhillyX program in which select courses are held in Philadelphia. For more information about Ursinus College and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, please visit:




Applications should be submitted to Complete applications will include a letter of application, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy. For finalists, we will request three letters of recommendation. Applications received by April 1, 2018 will receive full consideration; however, we will continue to accept applications afterwards until the position is filled.




A tenure-track search in Statistics is expected, pending approval, to commence next year with a start date of Fall 2019, for which the successful candidate for this Visiting position would be encouraged to apply. The tenure-track teaching load is 3-2, and an active research program is expected, in any area of Statistics. For additional information or with any questions, please contact Nick Scoville, Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, at


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