The University of Alabama, Culverhouse College of Business

Position ID: 2885-STATS [#24352]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, United States
Subject Area: Applied Statistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2024/02/20)
Position Description:    

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

Rank: Assistant Professor

Position Summary: The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Applied Statistics faculty position at the rank of assistant professor with an expected start date of August 16, 2024. Requests for a January 2025 start date may be considered. Successful candidates are expected to conduct and lead independent research in statistics.

Detailed Position Information: The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Applied Statistics faculty position at the rank of assistant professor with an expected start date of August 16, 2024. Requests for a January 2025 start date may be considered. Candidates must hold a Doctorate in Statistics or a closely related field. Successful candidates are expected to conduct and lead independent research in Statistics and Data Science. The College and the Department support foundational research as well as transdisciplinary research.

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 position offers attractive benefits and a competitive business college salary.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must hold a Doctorate in Statistics or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with expertise and interests in emerging areas of statistics and data science, including but not limited to artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics, computational and Bayesian methods, are encouraged to apply.

Instructions and Required Materials for Application: Applicants must apply online at https://careers.ua.edu and include a one-page 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 till the position is filled. All inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Qin Wang at qwang57@ua.edu.

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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Box 870223
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487