University of Alberta, Alberta School of Business - Accounting, Operations and Information Systems

Position ID: 2368-STATISTICS [#14990]
Position Title: Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Business Statistics/Econometrics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Application Deadline: none (posted 2019/10/24)
Position Description:    

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University of Alberta Alberta School of Business - Accounting, Operations and Information Systems Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Business Statistics/Econometrics

Competition No. - A103040288 Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.

The University Of Alberta School Of Business invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Statistics/Econometrics with an emphasis on business analytics. Interest in Management Information Systems or Operations Management will be considered an asset. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

Candidates will have graduated from an accredited PhD program in a relevant area, such as Statistics, Econometrics, or Operations Research. Candidates who are close to PhD completion may be considered; however, the appointment will be contingent upon the completion of the PhD by an agreed-upon date. Hiring preference will be given to candidates possessing an excellent research record or potential for publication in top journals in Statistics/Econometrics, an alignment with the current research competencies of the department (high dimensional statistics or time series), and evidence of teaching excellence. Candidate applicants should have a proven track record of (or interest in) institution building and service in addition to exceptional scholarship in Statistics/Econometrics. Proficiency in English is required.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching Statistics/Management Science courses in undergraduate and graduate programs, conducting and publishing research in top tier Statistics/Econometrics journals, and service to the School’s academic activities. The Alberta School of Business has an energetic PhD program and the successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in its continuing success and development.

The Alberta School of Business is one of the world’s leading institutions in business education and research. As the first and longest continually accredited business school in Canada, the Alberta School of Business is one of the largest business schools in Canada with 75 faculty members, 2100 undergraduate students, and 800 students in our Masters and PhD programs. Since 1916, the innovative ideas, entrepreneurial spirit and leadership of the School’s more than 26,000 alumni have strengthened businesses and communities worldwide. Our vision is simple, yet powerful: To develop and inspire entrepreneurial leaders from Alberta for the World. Our mission is to excel and lead through research, teaching and external engagement. For more information about the School, please visit our web site at and for more information about the Department of Accounting, Operations, and Information Systems, please see

Located in Western Canada, the province of Alberta boasts diverse landscapes from the Canadian Rocky Mountains to wide open prairies and blue skies. The University of Alberta is situated in the provincial capital of Edmonton. This city is a vibrant multi-cultural centre with over one million people that offers the benefits of an urban lifestyle combined with high-quality schools, varied restaurants, excellent theatre, year round festivals, reliable public transportation and ample opportunities for recreation.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and is competitive with similar research-focused business schools in North America.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, samples of research, any available teaching ratings, and names of three referees who have been asked to send confidential letters of assessment. This position will remain open until filled.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

Please send application by e-mail (PDF files) to:

Dr. Karim Jamal, Chair Department of Accounting, Operations and Information Systems Alberta School of Business University of Alberta

Interested applicants may apply to: E-mail :

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

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