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Assistant Professor of Statistics

Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA

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Faculty Jobs
Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Statistics

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Pay Rate:

Salary commensurate with experience

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Key Responsibilities :

Juniata College, a nationally ranked liberal arts college of 1200 students located in the scenic Allegheny Mountains of central Pennsylvania, invites applications for the one-year fixed-term position of Assistant Professor of Statistics to begin August 2024. The teaching load for this position will be around 21 credit hours for the academic year.

We are looking for someone with demonstrated excellence as a classroom instructor who can offer statistics and possibly data science courses. Experience with R and the use of technology in teaching statistics and data science courses is a definite plus. The salary range for an Assistant Professor of Statistics is $67,500 to $82,500.

Juniata College is committed to cultivating an equity-minded and equity-engaged campus culture, one that is inclusive and supportive of its students, faculty, and staff. We believe that all members of the College community share the responsibility to value diversity, seek equity, promote a sense of belonging. We seek candidates who are sensitive to the needs of an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status..…AA/EOE

Position Qualifications:

Preferably, candidates will have a Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, data science, or a related field.

Supervision Required/Given:

This position reports to the Chair of the Mathematics Department.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with R and the use of technology in teaching statistics and data science courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates are asked to submit the following materials:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vita
3. Three letters of recommendation, at least one letter must comment directly on the candidate’s experience and effectiveness as a teacher. Blank documents can be uploaded as placeholders with letters emailed directly to
4. Teaching statement
5. Statement of diversity and inclusion.

Preference will be given to candidates who submit a complete application before March 15, 2024, but applicants are encouraged to apply until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Henry Escuadro at

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Open Until Filled:



Working at Juniata College 

Juniata College's mission is to provide an engaging personalized educational experience empowering our students to develop the skills, knowledge and values that lead to a fulfilling life of service and ethical leadership in the global community.

Founded in 1876, Juniata is a national liberal arts college located in the scenic Allegheny Mountain region of central Pennsylvania and is the intellectual home for 1,600 students and nearly 14,000 alumni. The College ranks highly in the percentage of graduates that eventually earn doctoral degrees. Juniata integrates international, intercultural and global dimensions into its curriculum and experiential learning opportunities and was awarded the 2012 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. Juniata is known for the personal attention it gives to students and flexible areas of study (its Program of Emphasis resembles a major but is more flexible, encouraging students to design a program of study and justify their choices. About a third of Juniata students self-design their entire POE.) Each student is assigned two faculty advisers, and the average student-faculty ratio is 13:1.

Juniata is a very strong community where student involvement is paramount. There are no fraternities or sororities. The student clubs and organizations (over 90 currently) have a positive impact on the Juniata community and on the larger community of Huntingdon and the surrounding area.

Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance diversity in both its community and its curriculum. The College commits to this policy not because of legal obligations but because it fully believes that such practices are basic to human dignity. AA/EEO

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