Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Statistics

Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Statistics
Whitman College

The Mathematics and Statistics Department at Whitman College is seeking candidates for a one-year position, preferably with expertise in statistics, biostatistics, or data science. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field is preferred. The applicant must demonstrate experience teaching college-level statistics and should be comfortable using the R statistical software package in a classroom setting.

The successful candidate will offer courses in introductory statistics and possibly some upper level courses in statistics or data science based on experience and/or background.

Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community. Applicants should explain how their classroom will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement. In their cover letter, candidates should address their interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction.

To apply, go to The online application will prompt you to share a link where we can view all of the required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction; and contact information for three references. Suggestions on how to do this could be to put these materials in a shared Google folder or Drop Box and share that link.

Review of applications will begin on March 22, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. 


Whitman College is building a diverse academic community and especially encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's learning environment. Whitman College is an EEO employer.


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