Job No: 496604 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Mathematics
The Mathematics Department at Bucknell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Statistics, to begin August 1, 2021. We typically hire at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates will be considered at the Associate Professor or Professor level. Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, or a closely related field, a strong commitment to teaching, and a high potential for research. We seek a teacher-scholar who will contribute to the department's focus on inclusiveness and the liberal arts mission. The successful candidate will join a team of three other statisticians teaching a variety of statistics courses while maintaining an active research program.
Applications include a curriculum vita, graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted), a teaching statement, a research statement including a section addressing opportunities for undergraduate research, and a diversity statement including experiences and leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion, or the potential to make contributions in these areas. Please submit these and all other supporting materials electronically at mathjobs.org. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching beyond what may be found in student evaluations) to be uploaded at mathjobs.org. Review of applications will begin no later than October 23, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.