UPDATED review by date: 10/15
The Statistical & Data Sciences Program (SDS) at Smith
College invites applications for a tenure-track position in
Biostatistics at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1,
2022. Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a closely-related
discipline is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from
groups underrepresented in STEM are encouraged to apply. This
position is part of a new cohort of three tenure-track positions in
applied mathematics, statistics, and data science.
The position has a teaching load of two courses per semester,
with repeat preparations being common. Successful candidates will
have an active research agenda and should be prepared to engage a
diverse group of students in this program of research. Teaching
responsibilities for this position will include introductory
statistics, as well as intermediate, advanced, and capstone
courses, for example multiple regression, and design and analysis.
Other courses may be taught depending upon the candidate’s field of
specialization, for example public health, causal inference,
epidemiology, survival analysis, demography, or bioinformatics.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest
historically women’s college in the country and is dedicated to
excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.
A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small
classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research
projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty
success at every career stage, such as those listed here .
The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with
Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of
Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty
cross-teach across the Five Colleges. SDS is a growing
interdisciplinary program with many avenues for research and
pedagogical development; further details about the SDS program may
be found at https://www.smith.edu/academics/statistics.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students,
staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are
an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not
discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion,
national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity
and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment
of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and
activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations.
Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/93173 with a cover
letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a
research statement, a diversity/inclusion statement, and the
contact information for three confidential references.
Semi-finalists will be asked for a written statement on data
ethics. Review of applications will begin on October 8,
2021. UPDATED review by date: 10/15