Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Smith College

Position ID: Smith-APS [#4876]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2013/11/15* finished (posted 2013/07/31, finished 2014/05/01, listed until 2013/12/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position in statistics to begin in the fall of 2014. Hiring is at the level of assistant professor. Applicants with several years of experience may be given a shortened probationary period; exceptional candidates may be hired at a higher level, without tenure, with a short probationary period. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics and must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and an active research program. Experience teaching applied and mathematical statistics is required; experience in statistical consulting is strongly preferred.

One of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges and largest women’s college, Smith College has a faculty of outstanding scholars who are also dedicated teachers. Faculty members interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. Located in Northampton, MA, Smith is an institutional member of the American Statistical Association and the Five-College Statistics Program, which supports a vibrant statistical community. If you have any questions about the position, please email Katherine Halvorsen at

Apply online at with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and at least three confidential letters of recommendation addressing both teaching and research. Applicants must also apply at but should not submit materials at this location.

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Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will be considered until the position is filled, with applications received by November 15th, 2013, guaranteed full consideration. Smith College is an equal opportunity employer encouraging excellence through diversity.

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Contact: Heather McQueen
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Clark Science Center
Smith College
44 College Lane
Northampton, MA
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