The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics, beginning in fall 2024, at the rank of assistant professor (a more senior appointment is possible under special circumstances). The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field by the time of appointment. We are seeking candidates who show evidence and/or promise of excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds and a strong research program that can engage undergraduate students. The candidate will join a vibrant group of statisticians with a wide range of interests. The department provides a rich and collegial setting for student education and faculty research. For more information on the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Statistics major, visit http://math.williams.edu/.
The teaching load is two courses per semester and a winter term course every other January. The candidate will be expected to teach introductory statistics, core courses for the statistics major, and electives in their area of expertise, advise student colloquia (our capstone experience for seniors), and mentor senior thesis students. The successful candidate will establish an independent research program that results in scholarly publications. Williams College provides broad support for faculty teaching and scholarship, including a shared computer cluster for parallel computation, a new teaching center, a grants office, an annual professional development fund, and several internal research funding opportunities. Assistant Professors are also eligible to participate in the college’s comprehensive First Three professional development program (https://faculty-networks.williams.edu/first3/).
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, but all applications received by October 1, 2023, will be guaranteed full consideration. All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check. Further information is available here: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.
The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field by the time of appointment. We are seeking candidates who show evidence and/or promise of excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds and a strong research program that can engage undergraduate students.
Please submit your application via Interfolio. Applications consist of a cover letter addressed to the Statistics Hiring Committee, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and a research statement, as well as three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should comment on your experience or potential as a teacher. In your application materials, we ask you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Department encourages applications from scholars of groups traditionally underrepresented in Statistics. If you have questions about this position, please contact email@example.com.
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, but all applications received by October 1, 2023, will be guaranteed full consideration.
Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams website (http://williams.edu).