The College of Wooster, Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences

674 17907Position ID: Wooster-TTAPSDS [#17907]
Position Title: Tenure Track, Assistant Professor of Statistical & Data Sciences and Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Wooster, Ohio 44691, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics & Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/10/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/07/21, finished 2022/04/09, listed until 2021/10/21)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at The College of Wooster invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start in August 2022. The department has twelve full-time faculty, and offers majors in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistical & Data Sciences, graduating 50-75 seniors each year.

The successful candidate will teach five courses annually, along with mentoring senior thesis projects as part of the College’s Independent Study program, and will participate in the College’s interdisciplinary programs including First Year Seminar. A Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related field is required.

We place a strong emphasis on experiential learning, with every student completing a year-long senior thesis project and many participating in our unique Applied Methods & Research Experience summer consulting program (AMRE). We seek a versatile candidate who can contribute to both the Statistical & Data Sciences and Mathematics programs through their teaching and mentorship of undergraduate research. The candidate's research statement should focus on the ways that their research might engage with Wooster’s Independent Study program and/or our AMRE program.

The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (24% domestic students of color and 17% international students). Courses in the MCS department attract a particularly diverse group of students. The diversity statement should discuss the candidate's experience working with students from different backgrounds, ideas for building a more inclusive classroom, and their engagement with issues of diversity on campus or in the broader community.

Please submit through a cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, teaching statement (max of 2 pages), research statement (max of 2 pages), diversity statement (max of 2 pages), and three reference letters. Questions concerning the search process should be directed to Pamela Pierce, Search Committee Chair. Review of applications will begin October 8 and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to inclusive excellence in undergraduate education. We are especially interested in hiring faculty who contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service, and who are committed to ensuring the success of diverse student populations. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy, or by state, local, or federal law. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a criminal background check and verification of the legal right to work in the United States as required by federal law. The College of Wooster is committed by policy and practice to diversity, equity and inclusion. For more information on our nondiscrimination policy visit:

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The College of Wooster
Taylor Hall
308 E. University St.
Wooster, OH 44691