University of Minnesota, Morris

Tenure-Track Statistics Position

The University of Minnesota, Morris seeks an individual who combines broad intellectual interests with a strong commitment to undergraduate education, to fill a tenure-track faculty position in statistics beginning August 13, 2001. Responsibilities include: teaching both introductory and advanced undergraduate statistics courses; pursuing a research program appropriate to an undergraduate liberal arts campus of the University of Minnesota; advising undergraduates; and sharing in the governance and development of the statistics program as well as the campus at-large. Visit http://www.mrs.umn.edu/positions to learn about our other open positions.

Candidates must expect to receive a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related field by August 13, 2001. Two years experience teaching at the undergraduate level is required. (Graduate TA experience is acceptable.)

The University of Minnesota, Morris is a nationally-recognized, small, selective, residential, undergraduate liberal arts college of the University of Minnesota. It has an enrollment of about 1850 students with 120 faculty members. The campus is located in west-central Minnesota, 160 miles from Minneapolis, in a small rural community. The college is organized into four academic divisions, of which Science and Mathematics is one. Within the division, an established statistics program is taught by three statistics faculty. The college attracts excellent students many of whom go on to graduate or professional studies.

The typical teaching load is five courses per year. Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level for those having the Ph.D. and at the Instructor level for others.

Applications must include a letter of application, resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, and a teaching statement in which approaches to teaching are described and past teaching experiences are evaluated. Send applications to:

Statistics Search Committee Chair
Division of Science and Mathematics
University of Minnesota, Morris
Morris, MN 56267-2128

Applications must be received by January 10, 2001.

Inquiries can be made to Jon Anderson, Search Committee Chair, at (320) 589-6306 or anderson@mrs.umn.edu.