Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty Positions

Applications are invited for at least two tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor starting Fall 2002. Requirements include a doctoral degree in an area of mathematics or statistics, demonstrated success or a strong potential for research, commitment to effective undergraduate and graduate teaching, and Phi Beta Kappa Society membership.  Mississippi State University is also focusing on considerably strengthening its research program in computational mathematics in the near future.  As part of this effort, preference will be given to candidates with research interests in numerical analysis and statistics but candidates in any area of mathematical sciences are encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The department is strongly research oriented. It is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences and offers the Ph.D. degree in mathematical sciences. Opportunities exist for appli-cants with an interest in interdisciplinary research or consulting. Applicants should submit a resume with a completed AMS Standard Cover Sheet (available at http://www.ams.org/employment), transcripts and have three letters of recommendation sent to: Chair, Screening Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State University, P. O. Box MA, Mississippi State, MS 39762. The screening process will begin on November 15, 2001, and will continue until the positions are filled. The department especially welcomes applications from women and minority candidates. Mississippi State University is an AA/EOE.