The Statistical & Data Sciences Program (SDS) at Smith
College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the
rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2022. This is a named
position funded in part by a grant from MassMutual. Ph.D. in
Statistics, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Mathematics, or
a related discipline is expected by the time of appointment.
Candidates from groups underrepresented in STEM are encouraged to
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. Areas of
interest include but are not limited to: data engineering, data
integration, computational social science, digital humanities, data
privacy/security, data ethics, data storytelling, and data
journalism. Teaching responsibilities for this position will
include introductory data science, as well as intermediate,
advanced, and capstone courses in data science. Candidates with
experience in interdisciplinary research, collaborative project
management, consulting, and data dashboarding are particularly
encouraged to apply.
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 athttps://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/94358 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 22,