Thread: Two-year Visiting Lecturer position in data science, to begin in fall 2022

Started: 2022-03-03 22:14:18
Last activity: 2022-03-03 22:14:18
Institution: Mount Holyoke College
Open Until: 2022-07-01

Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Lecturer position in data science, to begin in fall 2022. Qualifications include a PhD completed or anticipated by December 2022, and a commitment to teaching in a liberal arts environment. The position will be housed in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, with the possibility of a joint appointment in another department if appropriate. We welcome applications from scientists, social scientists, and people in the humanities whose research and teaching align with data ethics, visualization, computation, or analysis.

We seek candidates who have demonstrated potential for strong teaching and curricular development at the undergraduate level, and who will be successful mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Faculty at Mount Holyoke College are active in both research and curriculum development, and resources are available to support conference travel and professional development. The teaching expectation is five courses per year, two in one semester and three in the other. The courses can serve other disciplines/departments in addition to data science, mathematics, and statistics depending on the candidate’s interests.

Electronic submission of application materials through is required. A completed application should include a cover letter addressing your interest in Mount Holyoke College, CV, and three statements concerning (1) teaching practices and goals, (2) research interests, and (3) a statement about mentoring diverse students. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. At least one letter should comment specifically on your teaching. Please submit all application materials through We will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. With specific questions, contact: Dr. Dylan Shepardson (dshepard<at>, Chair of Mathematics and Statistics.

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.
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