Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics

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Posting NumberFPA00343PPosition TitleAssistant Professor of Mathematics and StatisticsDepartmentMathematics and StatisticsPosition StatusFull-TimePosition TypeRegularMonths per Year9 MonthsWork hours

18 contact hours for the year

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Job Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics beginning September 2020. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition, startup funds and pre-tenure sabbaticals are available.

Commitments to quality instruction of undergraduates and continuing scholarly achievement are essential. In addition to strong disciplinary teaching and scholarship, including collaborative research with students, the College encourages interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship via participation in its First-Year Experience program and engagement with other interdisciplinary programs such as Neuroscience, Environmental Studies, and Health and Human Physiological Sciences. Skidmore is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research and/or service. Successful candidates must be fully committed to working with a diverse student population, and we request that applicants address this commitment within their application materials.

Located in the vibrant community of Saratoga Springs, New York, Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio of 8:1, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore’s faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,500 talented undergraduate men and women of whom 23% are students of color, 14% are first generation college students, and 11% are from outside of the United States. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics consists of twelve full time faculty members and offers both major and minor programs in Mathematics and a newly developed minor in Statistics. For more detailed information, please go to

Applications from members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Statistics or a related field

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Statistics or a related field

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and research statement.

All documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Human Resources at: [email protected] or 518 580.5800.

Posting Information

Posting Date08/07/2019Open Until FilledClosing DateQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other
  2. * Will you have a PhD in Statistics or a related field by the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluations
  2. Diversity Statement




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Posted: 8/9/2019
Application Due: 10/8/2019
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