The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics beginning September 2020. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition, startup funds and pre-tenure sabbaticals are available.
Commitments to quality instruction of undergraduates and continuing scholarly achievement are essential. In addition to strong disciplinary teaching and scholarship, including collaborative research with students, the College encourages interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship via participation in its First-Year Experience program and engagement with other interdisciplinary programs such as Neuroscience, Environmental Studies, and Health and Human Physiological Sciences. Skidmore is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research and/or service. Successful candidates must be fully committed to working with a diverse student population, and we request that applicants address this commitment within their application materials.
Located in the vibrant community of Saratoga Springs, New York, Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio of 8:1, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore's faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,500 talented undergraduate men and women of whom 23% are students of color, 14% are first generation college students, and 11% are from outside of the United States. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics consists of twelve full time faculty members and offers both major and minor programs in Mathematics and a newly developed minor in Statistics. For more detailed information, please go to https://www.skidmore.edu/mathematics/.
Applications from members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
PhD in Statistics or a related field
PhD in Statistics or a related field
Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.
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About Skidmore College
Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates; approximately 2,400 talented men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.In the universe of selective, private liberal arts colleges, Skidmore's distinctiveness is expressed in the statement that "Creative Thought Matters". This idea reflects not only the historical strength of the College's programs in the fine and performing arts but also the understanding that creativity is required for achievement in any area of human endeavor.The city of Saratoga Springs is widely recognized as one of America's great communities. It is located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, within a three-to-four-hour drive from New York City, Boston or Montreal. Travel & Leisure calls Saratoga Springs one of "America's Greatest Main Streets" as well as "one of the best college towns in the nation," Money Magazine says it's one of the nation's top 100... places to live, and Princeton Review describes it as a "perfect college town." It's a community rich in history and tradition. Famed mineral waters, a Revolutionary War battlefield, and the nation's oldest thoroughbred racetrack represent portions of that history. Also, it's a community of arts and culture. The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is the summer home to the New York City Ballet, Philadelphia Orchestra, and a performing venue for top rock and jazz musicians.The Skidmore College community awaits your arrival, so if you welcome challenges and are interested in making a difference, come join us!