Mount Holyoke College — Assistant Professor in Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level, one in mathematics and one in statistics, to begin fall 2019. Qualifications include a doctorate (completed or anticipated), a commitment to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment, and evidence of classroom effectiveness.

We seek candidates who have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level, who will be successful mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Members of the department are active in both research and curriculum development and teach two courses per semester.

Electronic submission of application materials through is strongly preferred. A completed application should include a cover letter addressing your interest in Mount Holyoke College, a CV, and three statements concerning (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research interests, and (3) a statement about mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. At least one letter should comment specifically on your teaching. Though applications will be accepted until the position is filled, please submit by November 1, 2018 for the statistics position and November 15, 2018 for the mathematics position to receive full consideration. For further information about the department go to For further information you may contact Jessica Sidman (, the mathematics search chair, or Andrea Foulkes (, the statistics search chair.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college’s academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.