Macalester College, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Position ID:Macalester-MSCS-STATPOSTDOC [#17275]
Position Title: 2-Year Teaching Postdoc in Statistics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biostatistics
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2020/10/26, updated 2020/10/21)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Macalester College invites applications for a two-year teaching postdoctoral position (pending a successful first year) in Statistics to begin Fall 2021. Preferred candidates will have a Ph.D. (completed or near completion) in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field. Candidates will work with existing faculty to gain teaching experience with courses at the introductory, intermediate and, perhaps, advanced level.

Macalester offers an attractive environment for statistical scientists with majors in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Mathematics, and Computer Science and minors in Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science. Our department has developed an innovative curriculum, built strong relationships with allied disciplines, and has a vibrant record of conducting research with undergraduates. We work with diverse student populations and teach courses that include elements of civic engagement. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated interest in these efforts.

Via Academic Jobs Online, submit electronic copies of (1) curriculum vitae; (2) graduate transcripts; (3) two letters of recommendation - at least one of which discusses your potential as a teacher; (4) a cover letter that addresses your interest in Macalester; (5) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (6) a research statement. In your materials, we also ask you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, or community service might support Macalester's commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable environment. For any questions about the position, please contact Vittorio Addona ( Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from 50 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. 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.

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Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105

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