Overview

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Simmons College is seeking applicants for a tenure track position in Statistics at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2018.

Our Department and the whole College is a collegial, supportive environment in which to work, as well as being located in a city where there are much statistical activity and many resources. We are particularly proud of our record of being at the forefront of pedagogical innovation in our teaching of statistics, of encouraging our undergraduates to do research, and of the proportion of our students who are accepted in graduate programs in statistics and biostatistics and in prestigious summer programs for undergraduates.

Located in Boston, Simmons College is a private, non-sectarian college consisting of a four-year, undergraduate women’s college and coeducational graduate schools Enrolling approximately 2,000 undergraduate women and 5,000 graduate women and men, Simmons is committed to providing high quality, personalized educational opportunities for all students. Simmons is recognized as one of the “Best Colleges” in a number of national rankings. Further information about Simmons College is at http://simmons.edu , and about our Biostatistics and Data Science and Analytics majors at http://www.simmons.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/biostatistics and http://www.simmons.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/data-science-and-analytics

Responsibilities:

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics houses majors in Mathematics, Biostatistics, and Data Science (jointly with Computer Science), as well as several other inter-disciplinary majors. Approximately ¾ of all undergraduates at Simmons take at least one course in statistics, and all of the undergraduate statistics courses at Simmons are taught in the Mathematics and Statistics Department. We also teach graduate level courses for several other programs. Accordingly, the candidate should be able to teach both undergraduate and applied graduate level courses, as well as serve as a statistical resource for students doing research at both levels.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in Statistics or Biostatistics and a strong commitment to teaching modern statistical methods at the undergraduate level. Candidates who are ABD and expect to complete their programs by Fall 2018 will also be considered.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Simmons College participates in TIAA/CREF and offers excellent benefits packages, including tuition reimbursement for dependents at Simmons and other institutions.

Instructions to Applicants: Candidates should be prepared to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, relevant syllabi, publications or documentation related to professional scholarship, and contact information for three professional references electronically.

For further information, please contact the Search Committee Chair Robert Goldman at robert.goldman@simmons.edu .

As a College committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.