Mathematics Department, St. Olaf College

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, tenure-track

RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibility is teaching upper-level and introductory Statistics courses.

BEGINNING DATE: September, 2001

QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related field is required. Special consideration will be given to applicants with consulting or applied statistical experience. Applicants should have a strong commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education, and show promise of continued scholarly activity and professional growth.

Send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of scholarly interests and goals, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference (at least one of which addresses teaching), to:

Statistics Search Committee
Mathematics Department
St. Olaf College 1520
St. Olaf Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057-1098.

Review of completed applications will begin on December 1, 2001, and will continue until the position is filled. A Search Committee representative will be at the January AMS/MAA meetings in New Orleans, LA.

St. Olaf College, located 40 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul enrolls about 2950 students. Of last year's graduates, 19 completed a concentration in Statistics; their majors were in Mathematics, Economics, Biology and Psychology. General information about the College and its academic programs may be found at Detailed information about the Statistics Program may be found at

A liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), St. Olaf College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity in students, faculty, and staff.