Kenyon College, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: Kenyon-TTS [#22786]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Gambier, Ohio 43022, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2023/10/03 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/08/15, finished 2024/02/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Kenyon College seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics beginning July 2024. A Ph.D. in statistics is required, as well as prior teaching experience, preferably at a U.S. college or university or an equivalent institution. Scholars in all areas of statistics are encouraged to apply.

Kenyon faculty members are excellent teachers who maintain strong research programs. The successful applicant will expand and enhance the statistics course offerings of the department. Our department has a strong commitment to student-centered learning; thus, we are particularly interested in candidates with experience in active learning pedagogies. Ability and willingness to include undergraduates in research is also desirable.

Kenyon College, located on an idyllic campus in rural central Ohio, is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges, and has a reputation for outstanding teaching and scholarship. We have an increasingly diverse student body of 1900 students from the US and over 40 countries around the world. The Mathematics and Statistics Department is housed in a spacious and well-equipped building. We have eight full-time tenure-track faculty members teaching the full range of undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses. We are hiring two tenure lines this year, bringing the total number of tenure-track faculty to ten. The department offers a major in mathematics with areas of emphasis in statistics, classical mathematics, and applied mathematics. We also contribute to an interdisciplinary concentration in computing. The typical teaching load is five courses per year. Kenyon offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package for employees and their family members. All Kenyon faculty have funds available to support travel and faculty development. In addition, startup funds will be available, depending on the research needs of the individual.

Applications should be submitted by October 3, 2023, to ensure full consideration. We will, however, continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Begin the application process by registering and completing the demographic section of the Kenyon College application on this site. All other materials must be submitted electronically via

A complete application will consist of 1) a cover letter explaining why the Kenyon College Department of Mathematics and Statistics is a good fit for the applicant; 2) a statement reflecting on the applicant’s teaching and learning experiences, including experiences with and plans for teaching a diverse student population with inclusive pedagogy; 3) a statement describing the applicant’s research accomplishments and future research directions; 4) Curriculum Vitae; 5) an unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcript; 6) Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one of which should address teaching).

PLEASE NOTE: In order for your application packet to be considered complete, the demographic section of the Kenyon College online application must be filled out at AND all application materials must be submitted electronically through the website.

Compensation and Benefits Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.

In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.

We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender 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 state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.

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