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 https://www.skidmore.edu/mathematics/.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or 518 580.5800.
PhD in Statistics or a related field
About Skidmore College
Skidmore College is a liberal arts institution located in upstate New York with approximately 300 full time faculty and 2,500 students, of whom 23% are domestic students of color, 14% are first generation college students, and 11% are from outside of the United States.