Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College

Position ID: Swarthmore-TTSTAT [#12035]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2018/10/15 finished (offers accepted 2018/06/07, finished 2019/04/21, listed until 2018/12/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Swarthmore College invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in Statistics beginning Fall 2019.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society, both within and outside the department.

Applications should include a cover letter that addresses how the applicant’s teaching and scholarship could thrive in and positively influence an undergraduate-only institution. Applications should also include a curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation, including at least one specifically commenting on teaching.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in statistics and a record of excellence in both scholarship and undergraduate teaching. The teaching load for a tenure-track faculty starting in 2019-20 will be four courses a year. It is often possible to teach multiple sections of the same course in a given semester.

Please submit all application materials to Only if this is not possible, send the materials to Stat Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390. Inquiries about the position may be sent to, which will be checked every few days throughout the search. All completed applications received by October 15, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
610 328 8246
Statistics Search Committee
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Swarthmore College
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390

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