[S] POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

kirmani@math.uni.edu
Wed, 14 Oct 1998 19:12:53 -0500


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

University of Northern Iowa
Department of Mathematics

Assistant Professor in Statistics

Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant
Professorship commencing August 1999. This position, newly
created to strengthen the University's general education
program, requires commitment to excellence in both teaching
and scholarship. A major responsibility of the successful
applicant will be to teach the Mathematics Department's
general education statistics course effectively. The appointee
will also teach other courses in the statistics and actuarial
science program of the Department. In addition, she/he will
maintain appropriate scholarly activity in statistics.
Preference will be given to candidates who are willing to
engage in statistical consulting with researchers in other
departments of the University. Salary and fringe benefits
will be competitive.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Statistics; high
potential for excellence in teaching, research and statistical
consulting; excellent communication skills; and competency in
modern statistical computing. Demonstrated excellence in
teaching and/or research and consulting is preferred. A
complete application shall include, in hard copy, a letter of
application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a statement of
professional interests and goals. In addition, the applicants
must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent
directly by the referees. At least one of the letters of
reference should address the applicant's teaching ability
including communication skills. The application material and
related documents should be addressed to:

Professor Syed Kirmani, Chair
Statistics Search Committee
Department of Mathematics
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0506
Phone: 319-273-2940 Fax: 319-273-2546
E-mail: kirmani@math.uni.edu

To be assured of full consideration, the completed application
(including all supporting documents) must be received by
January 25, 1999. Women, minorities, disabled persons, and
Vietnam era veterans are especially encouraged to apply. The
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a
comprehensive plan for affirmative action.

The University of Northern Iowa (UNI), founded in 1876,
has fostered a premier learning and teaching environment with
a growing recognition of the importance of scholarly activity.
Currently, about 13,000 students are enrolled in its five
undergraduate colleges: Business Administration, Education,
Humanities and Fine Arts, Natural Sciences, and Social and
Behavioral Sciences; and in the Graduate College. The
Department of Mathematics, with a faculty of about 35
(including part-time faculty), is one of the seven departments
constituting the College of Natural Sciences. More complete
information is available through the World Wide Web pages at
http://www.math.uni.edu and http://www.uni.edu.

UNI is located in Cedar Falls, which is an attractive
community of 35,000 people. The Cedar Falls-Waterloo
metropolitan area (population: 125,000) has a variety of
artistic, cultural and recreational activities throughout the
year. Additional information about the community can be found
on the web at http://www.iren.net/cocf/ and
http://www.cedarnet.org.

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