University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Assistant/Associate Professor Position

Full-time, state-funded, tenure-track or tenured position beginning August 2001. Minimum qualifications: doctorate in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology or related field, and potential for outstanding teaching and research. Appointment as Associate Professor with tenure requires evidence of nationally/internationally recognized achievements. Highest priority to candidates in biostatistics capable of developing statistical methodology for bioinformatics, such as storage, organization, exploration, and inferential analysis of data structures arising from genomics, proteomics, or functional imaging. Relevant areas of expertise include but are not limited to computational statistics, Bayes/empirical Bayes modeling, multivariate analysis including data reduction and visualization techniques, nonparametric and semi-parametric methods, causal analysis and biomathematical modeling. UIUC offers exceptional opportunities for innovative statistical and collaborative research at the forefront of basic bioscience including possible affiliations with the Biotechnology Center, the Post-Genomics Institute, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), and the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. Salary commensurate with experience. Send curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and transcripts (for new PhD's) to:

Douglas Simpson, Chair
Department of Statistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
101 Illini Hall MC-374
725 S. Wright Street
Champaign, IL 61820, USA.

For further information call 217-333-2167,  e-mail, or visit the website To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 15, 2000. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.