Gustavus Adolphus College, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics

1203 15654Position ID: 1203-VAPS [#15654]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor - Statistics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2020/03/04help popup (posted 2020/02/10)
Position Description:    

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics to begin September 1, 2020.

Institution Information: Gustavus Adolphus College seeks employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. The Gustavus Acts strategic plan renews our commitment to equip students to lead purposeful lives, and to act on the great challenges of our time by diversifying and expanding the Gustavus community and delivering a distinctive and integrated liberal arts education. We are committed to fostering a community that embodies the value of a liberal arts education rooted in heritage and pluralism. We engage in this work at a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2200 students.

The Gustavus Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Department is passionate about teaching and active in scholarship. We are especially interested in candidates who see an important role for statistics within the context of a liberal arts education, and can share that vision with students.

Major/Essential Functions: The teaching assignment for this position is three courses per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities include introductory and intermediate level courses in statistics, and contributions to general education.

Minimum Qualifications: • PhD in statistics/data science or a related field; we will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status.

Preferred Qualifications: • Prior experience teaching introductory-level statistics courses; • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching; • Demonstrated sympathy with the aims and ideals of liberal arts education; and • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical methods that enable students across racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to reach their maximum potential.

Application Procedures: Electronic application is required; materials should be submitted via https://www.mathjobs.org/. The documents that must be uploaded include the following: • Letter of application that addresses the position qualifications; • Curriculum vitae; • A brief (one page) statement of teaching philosophy; • A brief (one page) diversity statement; • Transcripts (scanned copies acceptable); and • Three confidential letters of professional recommendation. At least one of these letters should specifically address teaching.

For full consideration, applications must be received by March 4, 2020. While applications may be accepted after this date, it is not guaranteed that they will be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the search committee.

Gustavus Adolphus College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.


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