|The Amherst College Department of Mathematics invites applications for a full-time tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with a specialization in statistics. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. The appointment will be contingent upon a tenure review that will take place in spring 2013 for a position beginning in fall 2013.
Responsibilities include teaching a range of undergraduate statistics courses (two courses per semester), supervising undergraduate theses, mentoring junior colleagues in statistics, and helping to expand and improve the College's statistics curriculum. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in statistics and have broad intellectual interests and a proven track record of excellence in research and in undergraduate teaching. The application should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, and at least two letters of recommendation. The application should also address teaching through a discussion of the applicant's teaching philosophy in the context of the statistics curriculum, together with evidence of excellence in the form of either course evaluations or additional letter(s) of recommendation that address teaching (or both). Completed applications should be submitted to MathJobs.Org. Alternately, materials may be mailed to
Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002-5000. Applications received by December 1, 2012, will be guaranteed consideration. For more information, visit https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/mathematics
Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,800 students and more than 200 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium. In particular, there is an active group of statisticians in the Five Colleges who meet on a regular basis.|