The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Georgia Southern University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position starting August 1, 2002. A PhD in biostatistics or statistics with a demonstrated interest in biostatistics 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.

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 San Diego in January 2002, to discuss this position 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, 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. Screening of complete applications will begin November 1, 2001.

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. A residential university serving over 14,000 students, Georgia Southernís hallmark is a superior undergraduate experience emphasizing academic distinction, excellent teaching, and student success. The University offers 130 degree programs at the baccalaureate, masterís, 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. Additional information is available at or

Georgia Southern is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Institution. Georgia is an Open Records state. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the search chair.