Dean of the Faculty


Tenure-Track Position in Statistics

The Reed College Mathematics Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in statistics at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2018 (more senior candidates will also be considered). Applicants should have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, data science, or a related field by the time of appointment.

We are seeking candidates with a commitment to teaching students from diverse backgrounds and to a strong research program that can engage undergraduates. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching statistics courses at the introductory and advanced levels and helping to build a growing academic program. Duties will include advising senior students as they write their theses, a cornerstone of the Reed academic experience.

Reed College is a vibrant intellectual community located in Portland, Oregon. Reed students are known for their outstanding intellectual engagement and creativity and the substantial proportion that go on to pursue advanced degrees. While teaching is our primary mission, the College is very supportive of faculty research; we have a generous leave and sabbatical program, funding for professional travel and student research assistants, and opportunities for internal research grants.

Applications must be submitted through the website at and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address how the applicant's teaching and scholarship are suited to the liberal arts college environment. Reed College is a community that believes cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of its academic program. In your application materials, please provide a description of how you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed Colleges diversity statement (

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by October 2, 2017 to guarantee full consideration. Any questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, David Perkinson,

Deadline: October 2, 2017 to guarantee full consideration