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Saint Michael's College's Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics, with a flexible start date of Fall 2017, Spring 2018, or Fall 2018, in order of preference. Candidates must be committed to excellence in both teaching and research, including openness to opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations. Teaching will be concentrated in statistics, but not exclusively. Teaching responsibilities typically alternate between 5 and 6 courses per year, with the opportunity to periodically apply for released time for research. The successful candidate will become the second statistician in our department, able to contribute to an exciting and growing program. Together we will develop statistics and data science majors, support an increasing focus on the life sciences, as well as explore other related programs in your specialty. We are particularly interested in building the areas of statistics, data science, biostatistics, and/or actuarial science, but candidates with other specialties are also urged to apply. More information about the department can be found on the department website: http://www.smcvt.edu/academics/majors-minors-and-curriculum/mathematics.aspx.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), employee and dependent tuition benefits, and discounted gym membership.
Saint Michael's College is committed to creating an educational environment that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity of the nation, and we actively seek applications from underrepresented groups. Applicants are invited to include in their cover letter and other documents information about their experience supporting diversity and inclusion and how they may contribute to our goals through their research, teaching and/or service. Furthermore, "It is the mission of Saint Michael's College to contribute through higher education to the enhancement of the human person and to the advancement of human character in the light of the Catholic faith." Thus, we also encourage candidates to reflect on how their teaching, scholarly activity, service, and other community engagement might support this mission.
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:
Cover letter including a description of potential contributions to the department and noting possible starting dates.
Teaching and research statements.
Names and contact information for three references (reference letters may be requested of finalists at a later stage). At least one reference should be able to address teaching.
Review of Applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.
PhD in Statistics or closely related field by the time of appointment is preferred, but we will consider strong candidates near the completion of their PhD and explore supports for finishing, or candidates from other areas with substantive relevant background willing to gain additional expertise;
Demonstrated excellence in teaching elementary and upper-level statistics courses and possibly math courses, especially in a liberal arts setting;
Excitement and vision for creating new opportunities in statistics for our students;
Ability to maintain a successful research program in statistics and related fields.
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.