Carleton College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Carleton-VAP [#13311]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Statistics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northfield, Minnesota 55057, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/01/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/12/04, finished 2019/03/11)
Position Description:    

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The Carleton College Department of Mathematics and Statistics anticipates hiring a Visiting Assistant Professor in Statistics with a two-year appointment to begin September 1, 2019. A PhD in statistics, biostatistics or a closely related field in hand or imminent completion by September 1 is preferred. Responsibilities include teaching five statistics courses (spread out over our calendar of three ten-week terms), supervising a small-group senior capstone project, and participating in departmental discussions on our evolving statistics program.

The department, which includes four statisticians, offers a new major in statistics with unique undergraduate opportunities such as a statistical consulting class in which students work in teams on data analysis projects solicited from the local community.

Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of 2000 located forty-five miles south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The faculty is passionate about teaching and scholarship. We strive for a supportive yet challenging environment for our students. We are particularly interested in applicants who will contribute to a vibrant college-wide culture of undergraduate research and who are committed to teaching a diverse student body. Candidates are invited to address in their materials how they will contribute to our commitment to diversity.

Applicants should submit, through, a letter of interest, graduate transcript, curriculum vitae, a statement about teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment, and three letters of recommendation. At least one letter should specifically address teaching experience. Electronic submission is preferred but materials may be mailed to Stats Search, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton College, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057-4025. Inquiries may be emailed to For further information about the department consult the Carleton mathematics and statistics website at

Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Evaluations of applications will begin on January 25, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Carleton College
One North College Street
Northfield, MN 55057-4025
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