The candidate responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, generating external research funding, teaching courses in the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs and engaging in service at a level commensurate with the level of faculty appointment.
The Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama invites applications for two tenure track or tenured faculty positions in Applied Statistics, at the Associate or Full Professor level, with an expected start date of August 16, 2018 (requests for a later start date will be considered). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent research in statistics that leads to publication in high quality journals and/or external research funding.
Candidates must hold a Doctorate in Statistics or a closely related field. Experienced Assistant Professors eligible for promotion to Associate Professor will be considered. Applicants should have an established record of publication in leading journals. Applicants with experience with or potential for obtaining extramural funding are encouraged to apply. Candidates with research interests in data science, networks, statistical learning, or computational and Bayesian methods are strongly encouraged to apply.
Rank will be commensurate with experience and achievements. The position offers attractive benefits and a competitive salary.
Applicants must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information for three references. Prior to hiring, the candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check. The review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until March 18, 2018. All inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Volodymyr Melnykov, at email@example.com.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.
Internal Number: 0811213
About The University of Alabama
The applied statistics group, within the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science (ISM), currently has 10 faculty members and offers a M.S. and Ph.D. in Applied Statistics. Ideal candidates should be able to make immediate and substantial contributions to an emerging analytics program in both research and teaching.
Founded in 1831 and located in the historic city of Tuscaloosa, The University of Alabama is the main campus of the university system and the largest in the state with a total enrollment of over 37,000 students. The Culverhouse College of Commerce, founded in 1919, now includes over 8,500 students and 150 faculty members. With a metropolitan population of about 120,000, the Tuscaloosa area offers excellent quality of life with many cultural and outdoor activities.