St. Lawrence University – Assistant Professor of Statistics or Data Science

Company Information: Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Statistics or Data Science

Duties and Responsibilities: St. Lawrence University invites applications for a new tenure-track position in Statistics or Data Science within the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics, at the assistant professor level to begin in August 2019. Our department currently has fourteen full-time faculty members and supports majors in all three areas and is developing a new program in Data Science. We are one of the top schools in the country in percent of students majoring in the mathematical sciences. The ideal candidate will contribute to our existing majors in Statistics and/or Computer Science as well as help us further develop our Data Science program. This position provides a unique opportunity to shape and develop a data science program within an active and dynamic department. The teaching load is three courses per semester and the university offers generous support for conference travel as well as an option for a pre-tenure sabbatical.

Position Qualifications: Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, or a related field by August 15, 2019, a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting, and evidence of excellence in teaching and research potential.

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Application Information: 1. Applicants should submit a letter of application, current CV, teaching statement, diversity statement, and research statement via

2. Applicants should have three letters of recommendation submitted via At least one letter of recommendation should address your teaching.

3. Applicants must also complete a short St. Lawrence University online application form at

4. In your application, we ask that you provide a 300 – 500 word statement in which you address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and a liberal arts education.

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Application Deadline: 10/15/2018