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Monday, Sep 15, 2014 FACULTY POSITIONS IN STATISTICS: Applications are invited for two tenure-track statistics positions starting in Aug 2015.

Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions starting in Aug 2015. Although ranks are open, the intention is to make one of the two appointments at a level higher than assistant professor. For both positions, the requirements include a doctoral degree or a doctoral degree expected by no later than July 2015 in biostatistics or statistics, a commitment to effective graduate and undergraduate teaching and demonstrated success in research. To be considered at the higher level, applicants must have experience in directing theses and dissertations and be established researchers. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Candidates in any area of statistics or biostatistics are encouraged to apply. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers an M.S. degree in Statistics and a Ph.D. degree in Mathematical Sciences. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research and consulting in applied areas such as agricultural sciences, biological sciences, engineering, forestry, geo-sciences, remote sensing and veterinary sciences. For further information visit http://www.math.msstate.edu or contact Dr Prakash Patil at email: PPatil@math.msstate.edu, Phone: 1 662 325 7146. For full consideration, submit a detailed resume, transcripts, a summary of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation and a cover letter, addressed to Chair, Statistics Search Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9715, to the online location given below. To be considered for the higher level, please include evidence of experience in directing theses and dissertations and a statement on your plan to expand further on the Statistics group’s profile. The online location to submit application is http://www.jobs.msstate.edu. All applicants must also complete the online Personal Information Data Form located at http://www.jobs.msstate.edu by selecting “Create Application” and then choosing “Personal Information Data Form. The screening process will begin Oct 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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