Case Western Reserve University

Department Chair in Statistics

The Department of Statistics at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a dynamic leader to serve as Department Chair starting August, 2003.  The position requires the Ph.D. in Statistics or equivalent and academic credentials consistent with a tenured appointment as professor at a research university.  Candidates should have a strong record of research and grant acquisitions and proven leadership and interpersonal skills.  Commitment to promote department excellence in research, teaching and service, and enthusiasm for interdisciplinary work are essential.

Current faculty research includes statistical and scientific computing, semi and nonparametric inference, linear models, function estimation, Bayesian design and  inference, sample surveys, design of experiments, mixture problems, spatial statistics, stochastic models, random dynamical systems and chaotic behavior, nonlinear time series, modern data analysis, and other statistical methodological research and applications.  Most faculty also collaborate with faculty from other disciplines, currently with CWRU faculty in biomedical, electrical, computer and chemical engineering, materials science, astronomy, dental school, medical school and the Ireland Cancer Center.  For more information, see

Case Western Reserve University is a private research university with an increasing demand for statistics and abundant interdisciplinary research  opportunities.  It is located in University Circle, a 550-acre, park-like concentration of approximately 50 cultural, medical, educational, religious, and social service institutions located at the eastern edge of the City of Cleveland.

Send vita and arrange for four letters of recommendation to be sent directly to:

Statistics Chair Search Committee
c/o Cynthia A. Stilwell
College of Arts and Sciences
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7068

Screening will begin January 10, 2003 and continue until the position is filled.

CWRU is an AA/EOE employer.  Applications from women and minority candidates are encouraged.