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Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics (#652)

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Mount Holyoke College, which has offered a major in statistics for over 20 years, invites applications for a visiting lecturer in statistics. The position is for one year, to begin in Fall, 2018 and may be renewable.

Qualifications include a doctorate (completed or anticipated), a commitment to scholarship and teaching statistics in a liberal arts environment, and evidence of classroom effectiveness. The successful candidate will have experience teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

The Five Colleges cooperate actively in statistics, and statisticians meet together regularly. There are several statisticians at each of Amherst, Smith, and Mount Holyoke, and weekly colloquia in both statistics and biostatistics at the University. The teaching load will be 5 courses per year.

Electronic submission of application materials through http://www.mathjobs.org/ is preferred. A complete application includes a CV, statements of teaching and research interests, mentoring a diverse student body, and three letters of recommendation. At least one letter should comment specifically on your teaching. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.  

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members.  Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.  In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.