University of Montana
Department of Mathematical Sciences

Visiting Faculty Position

Applications are invited for a one-year appointment as a visiting assistant professor to teach statistics during the 2003-2004
academic year.   Primary responsibility will be teaching a large-lecture introductory course with about 450 students in two lecture
sections and 16 T.A.-taught discussion sections.  A Ph.D. is preferred; however, candidates working on a doctorate will be
considered.  We will begin considering applications on April 28.

Applications include a cover letter, a current CV, transcript of graduate work and names of three references.  The primary
consideration will be the ability to organize and teach a large-lecture introductory course. Send applications to:

David Patterson
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812

or via email to: dapatterson@mso.umt.edu

The Department currently has four tenure-track faculty in statistics (out of a total of 20 faculty in the department) who are engaged in
research in classification, nonparametrics, and statistical problems in ecology.  The B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees are offered.  For
additional information about the Department, please refer to the website: http://www.umt.edu/math/.

The University of Montana is located in Missoula, a city in western Montana with a community of about 80,000 people. Set in a river
valley in the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 3,200 feet, Missoula enjoys a moderate climate. Abundant recreational opportunities
in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.

The University of Montana is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities,
Vietnam Era veterans, and persons with disabilities. These positions are eligible for veterans' preference in accordance with State
law. This position announcement can be made available in alternative formats upon request.