Visiting Position in Statistics

The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for two tenure-track positions in statistics, beginning fall 2012, at the rank of assistant professor (in an exceptional case, a more advanced appointment may be considered).  We are seeking highly qualified candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, and who will have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. The candidates will become the third and fourth tenure-track statisticians in the department, joining a vibrant and active statistics group.

Williams College is a private, residential, highly selective liberal arts college with an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 2,000 students.  The teaching load is two courses per 12-week semester and a winter term course every other January.  In addition to excellence in teaching, an active and successful research program is expected.

To apply, please send a vita and have three letters of recommendation on teaching and research sent to the Hiring Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Williams College, 18 Hoxsey Street, Williamstown, MA 01267.  Teaching and research statements are also welcome.  Evaluations of applications will begin on or after November 15and will continue until the position is filled.  For more information on the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, visit

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