The Mount Holyoke College Department of Mathematics and Statistics, which has offered a major in statistics since 1986, invites applications for a tenure-track position in statistics at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2023. Qualifications include a doctorate in statistics or a related field (completed or anticipated by Fall 2023), a commitment to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment, and evidence of classroom effectiveness. A well-established candidate at the Associate Professor level will also be considered.

Mount Holyoke College is an institution that values excellence in both research and teaching.  We seek a candidate with a sustainable research program and an active interest in work with undergraduates on statistical research projects. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated commitment to or potential for strong teaching at the undergraduate level including mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Candidates from all fields of statistical methodology and areas of application will be considered. Members of the department are active in both research and curriculum development and teach two courses per semester. Mount Holyoke College is a member of the Five College Consortium, which encourages and facilitates collaboration among its members. Statistics faculty and students across the consortium regularly meet to share research and curricular initiatives.

Electronic submission of application materials through is required. A completed application should include

  1. A cover letter addressing your interest in Mount Holyoke College

  2. A CV

  3. A statement concerning teaching practices

  4. A statement concerning research interests

  5. A statement that addresses experience with and commitment to mentoring a diverse student body both in and outside of the classroom

  6. Three letters of reference submitted through MathJobs on their behalf. At least one letter should comment specifically on teaching

Though applications will be accepted until the position is filled, please submit by October 1, 2022 to receive full consideration. For further information about the department go to You may also contact the search chairs Tim Chumley and Alanna Hoyer-Leitzel, email: and

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 a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.