Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Swarthmore College

Position ID: Swarthmore-VAPSTAT [#12036]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/01/15 (offers accepted posted 2018/06/07, listed until 2019/02/15)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Swarthmore College invites applications for a 3-year position as a Visiting 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 or a closely related field and a record of excellence in both scholarship and undergraduate teaching. The teaching load is currently in transition: in 2019-20 it consists of five courses per year but starting in fall 2020 it will require 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 January 15, 2019 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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