Southwestern University, Mathematics and Computer Science

Position ID: 1233-APS [#19453, 2003]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Instruction in Statistics
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Georgetown, Texas 78627, United States [map]
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/02/23 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/01/24, listed until 2022/02/23)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Southwestern University invites applications for Assistant Professor of Instruction in Statistics beginning August 2022. This position is a nine-month, non-tenure-track staff position with faculty rank. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered, but the degree must be completed by August 23, 2022. Southwestern seeks a dedicated teacher who can consistently demonstrate excellence in teaching while developing and executing a vision for the statistics and data science offerings at Southwestern. Typical teaching responsibilities include six courses per academic year, including multiple sections of the same course. In addition, this position requires some committee service, engagement in academic advising and retention initiatives, and a dedication to equity and inclusiveness. In line with Southwestern University’s commitment to diversity, the department especially seeks to attract candidates from underrepresented groups and/or those with demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity, equity, and belonging in STEM. Successful applicants will demonstrate a willingness to contribute to Southwestern’s commitment to inquiry-based learning in the sciences. The Math and Computer Science Department and Southwestern University are committed to recruiting candidates who excel in teaching and can best serve our diverse student population. As of the fall 2020 semester, 40% of students enrolled at Southwestern are members of groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education and we are committed to further increasing and supporting the diversity of our students, faculty and curriculum. The Department seeks candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to, and will take an active role in, enhancing diversity, inclusion, and equity across the University, including fostering a sense of community and belonging for students. Please include specific and detailed information about how you have worked to enhance diversity and inclusion through your teaching practices, research, and/or service experiences within the college or university setting. Southwestern University (Georgetown, Texas) is a selective undergraduate residential liberal arts institution located in the greater Austin area. Established in 1840, Southwestern enrolls approximately 1,500 students and maintains a student–faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The university provides a highly interdisciplinary and holistic education that values high-impact learning experiences, such as study abroad, internships, and faculty-student research. A member of the recently formed Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, Southwestern is committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and encourages applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in academia. Additional information about the university can be found at our website: To apply: Applicants should submit through Interfolio: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference addressing teaching aptitude, brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a service and diversity narrative that addresses past experiences with equity and belonging and future plans for cultivating these values in and out of the classroom. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Apply at Review of applications will begin February 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process. Southwestern University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F

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