Grinnell College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 433-AP [#18334, F00222]
Position Title: Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Tenure-Track Positions in Statistics and Data Science (Start Fall 2022)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Grinnell, Iowa 50112, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup (accepting applications posted 2021/09/26, listed until 2021/11/01)
Position Description:    

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GRINNELL COLLEGE –DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS - TENURE-TRACK POSITIONS IN STATISTICS AND DATA SCIENCE (START FALL 2022). The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for two tenure-track appointments in Statistics, one with emphasis in Data Science, beginning Fall 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D. in Statistics, Data Science, or related discipline) preferred; Instructor (ABD or foreign equivalent) or Associate Professor possible. Grinnell enrolls approximately 1,700 students who come from across the United States and from 45 countries around the world. Grinnell is widely viewed as an institution of the first rank among the nation’s small liberal arts colleges, with an excellent faculty, rigorous curriculum, and a consistently accomplished and diverse student body. Its location in the nation’s heartland, its global reach, and its passionate and driven students, faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees make it a unique and exciting place to work.

Statistics faculty teach courses across the undergraduate statistics and data science curriculum within an environment founded on a strong advising system and close student-faculty interaction. With generous funds for faculty development, travel and research with students, our department strives to develop teacher-scholars that engage students interested in a wide variety of professions as well as graduate school in various fields.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values; in particular, candidates should address ways in which they can help all students, especially students from underrepresented backgrounds, feel like they belong to the Grinnell learning community. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 1, 2021. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the jobs and to submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, a teaching statement, a research statement which discusses conducting research in an undergraduate college setting and involving undergraduate students in research, a curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide email addresses for three references. At least one reference should address the candidate’s teaching. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Shonda Kuiper, at or 641-269-3172. We use E-Verify to check employment eligibility of our new hires. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The system allows employers like Grinnell College to verify the employment eligibility of its employees, regardless of citizenship. Based on the information provided on Form I-9, E-Verify confirms this information with DHS and Social Security Administration (SSA) records.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

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Contact: Shonda Kuiper, 641-269-3172, 641-269-4284 (fax)
Postal Mail:
1115 8th Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
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