Georgia Southern University

Tenure-track position and up to two visiting positions at the assistant professor level

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Georgia Southern University invites applications for a tenure-track position and up to two visiting positions at the assistant professor level, starting August 1, 2001. A PhD in statistics, biostatistics, or a closely related field of the mathematical sciences is required by the starting date. Applicants must demonstrate a potential for scholarly activity, as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching. Command of written and spoken English is required. Highly qualified applicants in all areas will be considered; however for the tenure-track position, preference will be given to those with training or experience in at least one of the following areas: applied statistics, biostatistics, or computational statistics.

Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, biostatistics, and mathematics, and the supervision of research projects for MS (emphasis Statistics) and MPH (emphasis Biostatistics) degree candidates. Departmental representatives will be available at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in New Orleans in January 2001, to discuss these positions with interested candidates. More information on our department is available at

To apply, please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts of all graduate work, a description of commitment to excellence in teaching, and a brief description of planned scholarly activities to Dr. Charles W. Champ, Statistics Search Chair, Search Number 42530, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Georgia Southern University, PO Box 8093, Statesboro, GA 30460-8093. In addition three confidential letters of recommendation should be mailed directly by the references to the search chair. Inquiries may be sent via e-mail to Screening of complete applications will begin December 15, 2000.

Georgia Southern University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is the largest and leading center of higher education in the southern half of Georgia and is third in student enrollment among public universities, serving over 14,000 students. As a comprehensive, residential university, its mission is strongly centered on the education of undergraduate students. The University offers 130 degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels through six colleges. Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern became a regional university in 1990. The 634-acre campus is located in Statesboro, a community of approximately 30,000 residents, 50 miles northwest of historic Savannah and 200 miles southeast of Atlanta. Georgia Southern is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Institution.

Georgia is an Open Records state. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the search chair.