Cornell College, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 927-STAT [#14137]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/10/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/07/18, finished 2020/01/29, listed until 2020/01/18)
Position Description:    

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

CORNELL COLLEGE — The Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks an individual committed to excellence in the undergraduate teaching of statistics and data science, and the desire to collaborate with students and faculty from other disciplines on problems of mutual interest. This individual will have the exciting opportunity to contribute both to the expansion of statistics and data science course offerings, and the vision and creation of majors in statistics and data science. The normal course load is six courses over the eight terms of the academic year, including a mix of introductory and advanced courses. Interest in engaging students in activities such as research, competitions, and internships will be seen as a plus. Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or data science, and demonstrated excellence in teaching is preferred. This is a tenure-track appointment to begin in the fall of 2020. 

Cornell College, a deeply student-focused selective liberal arts college, is distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, a philosophy which allows students more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility, thanks to the One Course Calendar, attract an ambitious student body from nearly all 50 US states and territories and many foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.  

Cornell College is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects its diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities. We believe in the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that serve to enrich and strengthen our campus community. 

All qualified and interested applicants must submit the following application materials online to  A complete application includes:  
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter 
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Statement of research interest 
  5. (3) letters of recommendation (at least one must directly address teaching) 
  6. Graduate Transcripts
Applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2019. 

For more information about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics please visit our website:  

Any questions can be directed to Dr. Ann Cannon, Watson M. Davis Professor of Statistics and Mathematics at

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's smoke free air act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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:
600 First Street SW
Mount Vernon,IA 52314

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