Bucknell University, Mathematics

225 16247Position ID: Bucknell-STATSTT [#16247]
Position Title: Tenure-track position in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2020/10/23 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/09, listed until 2021/02/09)
Position Description:    

The Mathematics Department at Bucknell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Statistics, to begin August 1, 2021. We typically hire at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates will be considered at the Associate Professor or Professor level. Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, or a closely related field, a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research. We seek a teacher-scholar who will contribute to the department’s focus on inclusiveness and the liberal arts mission. The successful candidate will join a team of three other statisticians teaching a variety of statistics courses while maintaining an active research program.

Applications include a curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted), a teaching statement, a research statement including a section addressing opportunities for undergraduate research, and a diversity statement including experiences and leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion, or the potential to make contributions in these areas. Please submit these and all other supporting materials electronically at mathjobs.org. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching beyond what may be found in student evaluations) to be uploaded at mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin no later than October 23, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged. Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is 5 courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.


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Further Info:
http://www.bucknell.edu/math
570.577.1900
 
Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, PA 17837
USA

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