Lecturer in Mathematics/Statistics

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Lake Forest College
Location
Lake Forest, IL

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Lecturer in Mathematics/StatisticsSeptember 14, 2021

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science seeks adjunct faculty members to teach one or two sections of “Introduction to Probability & Statistics” (non-calculus based, no course prerequisites) during our Spring Term that commences January 11, 2022. The course provides instruction in elementary statistical inference procedures, uses MS excel or R-suite software, and provides an introduction to our Data Science program. Each course meets on two days each week and a student teaching assistant may be provided. A Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field is required. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is strongly preferred.

Please send CV, cover letter, and names of references directly to DeJuran Richardson, PhD, at [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,600 students from more than 40 states and from more than 70 countries. Lake Forest is one of the most diverse small colleges in the Midwest with nearly 40% of our student body comprised of domestic minority and international students. The majority of our STEM pool is female and also includes a significant number of first generation and traditionally underrepresented students. At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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Working at Lake Forest College 

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,450 students from over 45 states and 65 countries. 

At Lake Forest College, the quality of a faculty member’s teaching is the most important criterion for evaluation.  The College also expects peer-reviewed publications and active participation in the College community.  Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women and other members of historically underrepresented groups.

The College’s 107 acres are spread out across three campuses that are divided by wooded ravines. It is home to more than 250 species of naturalized plants and 187 bird species.
With classic 19th and 20th Century architecture, mature oak trees, and numerous green spaces, the College has been and remains a popular place to film movies.

Our students come from 47 states, Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 78 countries.

Lake Forest professors regularly include undergraduates in their primary research and supervise independent research projects.

They receive fellowships and grants from such notable organizations as the Fulbright Program, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Endowment for the Humanities, Freeman Foundation, Mellon Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Getty Trust, Goldsmith Foundation, and Kemper Foundation.

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