The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Swarthmore College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Statistics beginning Fall 2014.
This tenure-track appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. A Ph.D. in Statistics completed or nearly completed by the starting date is expected. Applicants should have a record of excellence in both scholarship and undergraduate teaching, including experience teaching introductory statistics courses. The teaching load is currently three sections of courses in one semester and two sections in the other. At the same time the College is currently undergoing a transition to make this load two sections in each semester. It is often possible to teach multiple sections of the same course in a given semester.
Swarthmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with 1500 students, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Information about the College is available at http://www.swarthmore.edu and about the department at http://www.swarthmore.edu/NatSci/math_stat/.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching. A cover letter and personal statements regarding teaching and research should also be included.
Please submit all application materials to http://www.mathjobs.org. Only if this is not possible, send the materials to Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390. Any other correspondence about this position (e.g., questions) should be sent only to firstname.lastname@example.org, which will be checked every few days during the search. Applications that are complete by December 15 will receive full consideration.
Swarthmore's mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore College has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society and world.