Williams College — Tenure-Track Position in Statistics

The Williams College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics, beginning fall 2018, at the rank of assistant professor (a more senior appointment is possible under special circumstances). The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field by the time of appointment.  We are seeking candidates who show evidence and/or promise of excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds and a strong research program that can engage undergraduate students. The candidate will become the sixth tenure-track statistician in the department, joining a vibrant and innovative group of statisticians with an established statistics major. For more information on the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, visit http://math.williams.edu/.

At Williams, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. In your application materials, we ask you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Candidates may apply via http://apply.interfolio.com/43065 by uploading a cover letter addressed to Professor Klingenberg, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a description of your research plans, and three letters of recommendation on teaching and research.

Expectations: The teaching load is two courses per 12-week semester and a winter term course every other January. The candidate will be expected to teach introductory statistics, core courses for the statistics major, and electives in their area of expertise. The successful candidate will establish an independent research program that results in scholarly publications. Williams College provides broad support for start-up funds, funding for student research assistants, faculty professional development funds, and a shared computer cluster for parallel computation.

Review of applications will begin on or after November 1st and will continue until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at https://faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams College website, http://www.williams.edu/.

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