The University of Alabama, Culverhouse College of Business

Position ID: 2885-APPLIEDSTATS [#23270, 520954]
Position Title: Renewable Contract Clinical Instructor in Applied Statistics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, United States
Subject Area: Applied Statistics
Starting Date: 2024/08/16
Application Deadline: none (posted 2023/09/29)
Position Description:    

Department/Organization 206601 - Info Systems/Statistics/Mgt Science

Rank: Instructor

Position Summary: Teach undergraduate and graduate (Master’s level) courses, committee service and program leadership. Position will be responsible for teaching four (4) courses per semester, including large lecture sections of introductory statistics. Sufficient knowledge of statistical software, such as R and SAS, is required for teaching purposes.

Detailed Position Information: The Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science invites applications for Clinical Instructor position in Applied Statistics that starts August 16, 2024. Sufficient knowledge of statistical software, such as R and SAS, is required for teaching purposes. This position is a non-tenure track, three-year appointment that is renewable at the discretion of the University. Continuation of this appointment is dependent upon meeting the departmental and college performance standards and complying with all faculty and general UA employment policies.

Minimum Qualifications: Either a Master’s degree in Statistics, Applied Statistics, or a closely related field, and extensive teaching and/or relevant work experience; or a PhD degree in Statistics, Applied Statistics, or a closely related field, with appropriate teaching experience.

Previous experience in teaching statistics and/or analytics related courses.

Preferred Qualifications: Industry experience and/or knowledge of statistical application Experience teaching large course sections Experience creating/developing new statistics/analytics course content.

Instructions and Required Materials for Application: Candidates must apply online at https://careers.ua.edu and submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) a curriculum vitae, and (iii) a list of three references with their phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Documentation of teaching effectiveness should also be submitted, if available. Required documents not attached at time of application will disqualify application. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open until the position is filled.

About the Division/College/School: The Culverhouse College of Business is home to an inclusive community, committed to personal engagement, and dedicated to shaping the future of business through excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Continuously accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1929, Culverhouse is among the leading public business schools in the country.

The College offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels distributed across five academic departments and the Manderson Graduate School of Business.

Some of its many distinctive programs and labs include the STEM and CREATE Path to the MBA, a value investing library and trading room, a behavioral research lab, and a center focused on data analytics.

About the University: The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.

A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.

As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.

About Tuscaloosa: Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.

It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.

With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.

Background Investigation and EEO Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

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. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf


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