Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina

Faculty Position in Statistical Genetics

The Department of Statistics and the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina seek applicants for a tenure-track position in the area of statistical genetics. Candidates are sought who are engaged in developing innovative statistical methods for the analysis of genetic data, including such applications as the analysis of DNA sequence data to address questions in population and evolutionary biology; the analysis of genomic sequence data; and the analysis of micro-array data. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent, externally funded research program, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates will be considered at all levels. Primary appointment will be either in the Department of Statistics or the Department of Biological Sciences, depending on the candidate's research and teaching interests, with the option of a secondary appointment in the other department. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, copies of selected publications, and three letters of recommendation either to

Dr. James Lynch,
Search Committee,
Department of Statistics,
University of South Carolina,
Columbia, SC 29208

or to

Dr. Austin L. Hughes,
Search Committee,
Department of Biological Sciences,
University of South Carolina,
Columbia SC 29208.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2000. Information on the departments can be found at the websites and

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.