Tenure-Track Position in Statistics

Macalester College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Statistics to begin Fall 2020. Candidates must have or be completing a Ph.D. in Biostatistics or Statistics (or a closely related field). We have an interest in candidates whose work spans disciplinary boundaries. Some specific areas of potential interest include machine learning, computational statistics, causal inference, and advanced statistical modeling (eg: spatial statistics, generalized linear mixed effects models, time series analysis, structural equation models). Strong candidates will have a commitment to teaching and research in an undergraduate liberal arts environment.

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 (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13555) submit electronic copies of (1) curriculum vitae; (2) graduate transcripts; (3) three 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, and/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 (addona@macalester.edu). Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 1, 2019.

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.