Colby College, Department of Statistics

Position ID: 3048-TTSTAT22 [#21000]
Position Title: Tenure Track (open rank) Position in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Waterville, Maine 04901, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/10/24 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/06, listed until 2022/12/01)
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We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics at Colby College to begin September 1, 2023. Applicants with substantial faculty experience may be considered for a more senior rank. The Department of Statistics offers a major and minor in Statistics as well a minor in Data Science (jointly with Mathematics and Computer Science). Colby is committed to several interdisciplinary programs related to statistics, including a new computational biology major, as well as new initiatives in data science and artificial intelligence (see, and offers a very competitive salary as well as research and travel support. The successful candidate will be the fourth statistician in the department, joining an established, vibrant, and growing statistics program. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, data science or a related field by the date of appointment, have a strong commitment to research, and be passionate about teaching statistics to undergraduates at all levels. The teaching responsibility for this position is 4.5 courses per year. We are interested in all areas of research, including scholarship that spans disciplinary boundaries. Colby is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity and seeks candidates who contribute to this via their teaching, research, and service.

For more information about the department, please see our web site at . Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. Applicants should submit electronically through a cover letter, curriculum vitae, email addresses of three references that would be willing to provide a letter of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests that demonstrates commitment to the value of diversity and to inclusive teaching. Review of applications will begin October 24, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, caste, national or ethnic origin, marital status, genetic information, political beliefs, veteran or military status, parental status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability unrelated to the job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law.

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5830 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901