Assistant or Associate Professor of Statistics
Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, NY

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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Statistics beginning September 2014. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Statistics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition, startup funds and pre-tenure sabbaticals are available.

Commitments to quality instruction of undergraduates and continuing scholarly achievement are essential. Skidmore is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research and/or service. Successful candidates must be fully committed to working with a diverse student population. We also seek candidates who are ready and able to provide strong leadership in furthering Statistics education and scholarship both within our department and across the College. In addition to strong disciplinary teaching and scholarship, including collaborative research with students, the College encourages interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship via participation in its First-Year Experience program and other interdisciplinary programs such as Neuroscience, Environmental Studies, and Gender Studies.

Located in the vibrant community of Saratoga Springs, New York, Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college of 2400 students. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science consists of eleven faculty members and offers both major and minor programs in both Mathematics and Computer Science. For more detailed information, please go to

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications from members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Statistics with some teaching experience.

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Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy / Sample Syllabi

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Candidates for the position should fill out an online faculty profile and attach the following documents: letter of application, CV, a statement describing your interest in teaching in an undergraduate, liberal arts environment (attach as Teaching Philosophy / Sample Syllabi), and a summary of your research goals and interests (attach as Other). You have four areas to attach your documents, please combine multiple documents in any given category into one word doc or pdf file before uploading. The application system will also prompt you to submit THREE email addresses for letters of recommendation. Your recommenders will be emailed once you've completed the application process.

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This system can support attachments up to 1.9MB. All "required" documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process. If you have questions please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: or 518 580.5802

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