University of Missouri - Columbia
Department of Statistics

Resident Instruction Instructor(s) and/or
Resident Instruction Assistant Professor(s)


Applications are invited for one or more Resident Instruction Instructor positions and/or Resident
Instruction Assistant Professor positions, depending on qualifications, to teach statistics during the
2003-2004 academic year.  Applications are welcomed for full time or part time, and re-appointment for
a second year may be possible.  Appointments for the fall semester begin on August 24, and on January
19 for the winter semester.  A Ph.D. is preferred; however, candidates with a masterís degree and good
teaching experience may be considered.  To guarantee consideration, please send application by May 15,

Applications include a cover letter, a current CV, and three letters of reference sent directly to the
department by the letter writers.  Applicants at the assistant professor rank (or lower) should include a
transcript of graduate course work.  Send applications to:

Dr. Tony Sun
Visiting Faculty Search
Statistics Department
222 Mathematical Sciences Building
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211-4100

Or via email to:

The department of statistics has 12 faculty members with research interests in Bayesian statistics,
biostatistics, bioinformatics, nonparametric statistics, order restricted inference, sequential design, shape
analysis, spatial-temporal models, and time series. Faculty research includes theoretical statistics and
diverse applications, such as psychology, economics, AIDS research, genetics, disease mapping,
meteorology, wildlife, forest, engineering, and biostatistics. Current research is supported by the grants from
EPA, NASA, NIH, NSF, and the Missouri Department of Conservation which total about one million dollars,
and members of the department serve as statistical consultants on grants in the health sciences for over three
million dollars. The department offers bachelors, masters, and PhD degrees and has 38 graduate students.

Columbia is a city of more than 80,000 people located in the center of Missouri. There are two other colleges
in Columbia: Stephens College and Columbia College. Kansas City and St. Louis are each about 120 miles
from Columbia, which is a two-hour drive on Interstate 70. Local recreational opportunities include plays and
concerts offered by the University and Stephens and Columbia colleges. The Ozark region is a two-to-four
hour drive from Columbia and provides camping, hiking, water sports and float trips.


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The University of Missouri is an EO/AAE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. To request ADA accommodations, contact  ADA Coordinator at 573-884-7278 (V/TTY).