The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in statistics beginning in September 2024.
A strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research in an undergraduate liberal arts setting is essential. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of courses in our growing statistics curriculum and develop courses for our First-Year Experience (FYE) seminar program and senior seminar. Faculty teach 18 contact hours per year, which is typically a 3:2 course load, with a course release in the first year. Startup funds, pre- and post-tenure sabbaticals, and travel funds are also available.
The appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor.
Education: a doctorate in statistics, biostatistics, or a closely related field is required.
Pay Range: $99,000 - $115,000
To be considered for this position, please complete the online application and attach the following documents: (1) cover letter that addresses why you are interested in an academic career at Skidmore, (2) curriculum vitae (or resume), (3) teaching statement that describes your teaching philosophy and pedagogical approaches and plans, (4) research statement that includes a plan for involving undergraduates, and (5) diversity statement that discusses how your teaching, research, and/or service will support our diverse student population. To complete your application, you must also enter the names, affiliations, and contact information of three professional references who can provide letters of support in a timely fashion. Letters of support will be requested through the online system.
All documents must be submitted through the application system at http://jobs.skidmore.edu. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Human Resources at: email@example.com or 518-580-5800.
Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis (as of February 1, 2024) and will be considered until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to complete applications.
Skidmore College is a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning and values diversity. Our student population consists of approx. 2,650 undergraduates, of whom 26% are domestic students of color, 15% are first-generation college students, and 11% are international students. With its relatively small size and low student-faculty ratio (8:1), the College is a close-knit academic community. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, which consists of approx. 12 full-time faculty members, is located in Skidmore’s Billie Tisch Center for Integrated Sciences, a state-of-the-art teaching and learning space that fosters unique interdisciplinary connections across the sciences, arts, and humanities.
Located in the vibrant community of Saratoga Springs, New York, the 1,200-acre Skidmore campus is adjacent to the Adirondack Mountains and is only a 30-minute drive from Albany and a 3-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Montreal. Rail service from the Saratoga Amtrak station offers additional travel options, including a direct line to New York City. Travel & Leisure calls Saratoga Springs one of “America’s best college towns.”
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.
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