Assistant Professor - Department of Mathematics

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 23, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Mathematics at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2021. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire.

The Department of Mathematics is looking for a Statistician who will contribute to curricular development in the upper level statistics curriculum, mentor student projects and support our current offerings in statistics. The successful candidate may have research interests in some area of Bayesian statistics, time-series, stochastic processes, statistical learning, biostatistics, and/or computational methods, though all areas of statistics will be fully considered. All Colgate faculty participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, 3 current reference letters, a research statement and a teaching statement must be submitted through . At least two letters should describe the research skills of the candidate and at least one should describe the teaching skills of the candidate in detail. The application should include a description of how the candidate’s scholarly interests, broadly defined, can engage undergraduate students either by encouraging their interest in, or by directly involving them with, the research process. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Please indicate the location of this description in the cover letter; This location could be the cover letter itself, the teaching/research statements and/or a diversity statement. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Mathematics Department and its curriculum, which includes an applied math major/minor and a biomath minor, can be found at . We also have an active collaborative environment with robust research collaboration across departments some of which is highlighted at and . Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at . Colgate faculty are eligible for a very competitive benefits package which includes housing assistance and health insurance (in most cases, coverage begins on July 1). See for more information.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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