Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Macalester College

Position ID:Macalester-Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science-APSTATS [#7403]
Position Title: Assistant or Associated Professor of Statistics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biostatistics
Appl Deadline:2017/03/31 finished (posted 2016/06/20, finished 2017/04/21, listed until 2017/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Macalester College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics to begin Fall 2017. Candidates must have or be completing a Ph.D. in Biostatistics or Statistics. This position has been re-opened to include candidates at the rank of associate professor as well as assistant professor. They must have a strong commitment to both teaching and research in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. We are especially interested in candidates who are enthusiastic to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses, from the introductory to advanced level. Strong candidates will have a track record in the mentoring of undergraduate research.

Macalester offers an attractive environment for mathematical scientists. We offer majors in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, and Computer Science. On top of minors in Statistics, Mathematics, and Computer Science, we have recently developed a new Data Science minor. We pride ourselves on our innovative courses, close relationships with several client disciplines, and vibrant record of conducting research with undergraduates. We have an interest in candidates whose work spans disciplinary boundaries. Some specific areas of potential interest include machine learning, causal inference, computational statistics, data visualization, and spatial statistics.

Submit electronic copies of curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, the names and contact information of three references (out of respect for your privacy, we will not reach out to references without contacting you first), a cover letter that addresses why you are interested in Macalester, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement. For any questions about the position, please contact Tom Halverson at Applications will be accepted until March 24, 2017.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 40 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of MSCS
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

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