July 2006

C. Frederick Mosteller, 1916-2006

C. Frederick Mosteller, the first chairman of the Statistics Department at Harvard, passed away last week at the age of 89. He served as chair of the Statistics Department from 1957 to 1969, and later chaired the departments of Biostatistics and Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Job: Preceptor in Statistical Methods and Mathematics

Harvard University invites applications for the full-time position of Preceptor in Statistical Methods and Mathematics beginning September 1, 2006. The preceptor is expected to design and teach one or more introductory courses in mathematical and statistical methods, and related computer support, for undergraduate and graduate students in social and health sciences, education, public policy and related areas.