Mississippi State University
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Faculty Position (tenure-track)

Applications are invited for at least one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor starting August 2003.  Requirements include a doctoral degree in an area of the mathematical sciences, demonstrated success or a strong potential for research, and commitment to effective undergraduate and graduate teaching. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Mississippi State University, a land-grant institute, is intent on considerably strengthening its research program in computational mathematics and statistics in the near future.  Candidates with research interests in numerical analysis or spatial statistics are especially welcomed, but candidates in any area of the mathematical sciences are encouraged to apply.  The department is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, offers the Ph.D. degree in mathematical sciences, and is highly research oriented.  Many opportunities exist for applicants with an interest in interdisciplinary research or consulting.

Applicants should submit a resume with a completed AMS Standard Cover Sheet (available at http://www.ams.org/employment), transcripts, summary of research plans, and three letters of recommendation to:

Search Committee
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
P.O. Box MA
Mississippi State, MS 39762

At least one of these letters should address the applicant's teaching. Further information about the department can be found at www.msstate.edu/dept/math or by e-mailing ebanks@math.msstate.edu.  The screening process will begin on November 15, 2002, and will continue until the positions are filled.

The department especially welcomes applications from women and minority candidates. Mississippi State University is an AA/EOE.