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			CHAIR IN STATISTICS

		VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON

	   SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICAL & COMPUTING SCIENCES

The University invites nominations, expressions of interest, and 
applications for the Chair in Statistics in the School of Mathematical 
and Computing Sciences. The post will become available in early 2000 
following the retirement of Professor David Vere-Jones.

The University wishes to appoint an individual with an excellent 
mathematical background and a substantial record of research and 
leadership. The successful candidate should also possess a strong 
commitment to teaching and innovation in teaching.

The School includes the disciplines, Computer Science, Mathematics, 
Operations Research and Statistics. The appointee will be expected to 
build a distinctive research team centred in the Statistics Group to 
complement the extremely successful Mathematics Group. He/she will 
demonstrate an ability to foster interdisciplinary research partnerships
within the School, and a willingness to seek competitive research grants
outside it. Present research strengths of the School include Point 
Processes, Information Theory, Bayesian Methods, Computability and
Complexity Theory, Discrete Mathematics, and Biometrics.

Further information about the School can be found at 
http://www.mcs.vuw.ac.nz

The Head of School, Dr Ross Renner may also be contacted for more
information. Send email to [log in to unmask]

Applications close 30 August 1999.  Please quote: Position Ref SA926


Job descriptions and application forms are available from the HR Assistant, 
Faculty of Science, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, 
Wellington, New Zealand (tel: 64-4-495 5233, ext. 8071; 
fax: 64-4-463 5122; email: [log in to unmask])

In honouring the Treaty of Waitangi, the University welcomes 
applications from the Tangata Whenua.  We also welcome applications 
from women, Pacific Islands peoples, ethnic minorities and people with
disabilities.




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