Tenure-Track position in Statistics
Job no: 496078
Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
The Mathematics Department at Bucknell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Statistics, to begin August 1, 2019. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates will be considered at the Associate Professor or Professor level. Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related field, a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research. We seek a teacher-scholar who will contribute to the department's focus on inclusiveness and the liberal arts mission. The successful candidate will join a team of five other statisticians teaching a variety of statistics courses while maintaining an active research program.
Applications include a curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted), a research statement including a section addressing opportunities for undergraduate research, and a teaching statement. Applicants are asked to summarize in their cover letter any past experiences and leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion, or their potential to make contributions in this area. Please submit these and all other supporting materials electronically at mathjobs.org. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one of which should substantively address teaching) to be uploaded at mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin October 21, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell's 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.
Bucknell's beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.
The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University's main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell's surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.
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