Human Resources

Assistant Professor - Statistics (Tenure-Track)


Math & Computer Science


The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Ursinus College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Statistics to begin Fall 2021. Applicants are invited from all areas of statistics, including statistics education. All areas will be considered, but preference will be given to biostatistics. Teaching responsibilities will include 5 courses over two semesters (3/2 teaching load), including both introductory and higher-level statistics and probability courses for undergraduates, and the Common Intellectual Experience, a first-year interdisciplinary seminar. Ability and interest in teaching mathematics and/or computer science is a plus. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a research program, as well as show a commitment to fostering undergraduate research. A Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field is strongly preferred; ABD with anticipated completion in Fall 2021 will be considered.

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. With a diverse community of students, it is an expectation of all faculty to contribute to the inclusion, engagement, and success of all students.

Anticipated Start Date

Fall 2021


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, a statement detailing experience and/or commitment to supporting a diverse student body, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching).

All application materials should be uploaded to The search committee will begin reviewing completed applications on December 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Direct any questions to Dr. Nick Scoville at

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.