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Faculty Position in Management Science/Statistics

Position:  The Department of Management Science and Statistics in the College of Business at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for one tenured position at the academic rank of Associate Professor in Management Science/Statistics beginning in the Fall semester of 2013.  Tenured appointments are contingent upon Board of Regents approval. Responsibilities include teaching doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate courses offered at both UTSA’s Main Campus and Downtown Campus, both day and evening classes, as well as scholarly research, external funding, and university service. The expected teaching load is two courses per long semester. Since this position also supports the department’s Statistical Consulting Center (SCC), the successful candidate will be expected to serve as Director of the SCC for at least three years upon joining the department. While serving as Director of the SCC, the expected teaching load is one course per long semester. The salary and supporting start-up package are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  General information about the department and its faculty can be obtained online at http://business.utsa.edu/departments/mss/.

Required qualifications:  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods, Management Science, Statistics or related area and have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarly research and have strong communication skills commensurate with an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.

Preferred qualifications: In addition to statistics and management science degrees, the department promotes multidisciplinary programs, and our faculty members have diverse interests and expertise to support these programs. They also share a strong commitment to analytical and field-based research. The department also emphasizes statistical applications in various areas of business. The ideal candidate will have boundary-spanning interests across areas that have significant interface with the College of Business, and the applicant should have expertise in quantitative methods, including research methodology, structural equation modeling, linear models, simulation, multivariate analysis, survey methodology, and causal modeling. Since this position requires providing statistical consulting and survey research to a broad range of business and institutional clients, candidate should have experience in managing a consulting center, research center, or other quantitative organization as well as experience in developing collaborations with other departments and colleges. Extensive experience in writing grant proposals, obtaining extramural funding, and serving as principle investigator are also preferred qualifications. Proficiency in a variety of statistical software packages, including SAS, SPSS, R, MPlus, etc. is an important attribute.

The University:  The College of Business at UTSA is one of the 40 largest business schools in the nation, is AACSB accredited, and offers a portfolio of undergraduate and graduate programs.  The COB ranks second in the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics in the United States.  UTSA is a comprehensive public metropolitan university serving approximately 32,000 students on three campuses in San Antonio.  UTSA is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service.  UTSA offers opportunities for collaborative research with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the Southwest Research Institute as well as with a broad and growing industrial base. 

Department of Management Science and Statistics:    The department offers a B.S. degree in Statistics, a Minor in Applied Statistics, a B.B.A. in Actuarial Science, a B.B.A. in Management Science, a M.S. in Applied Statistics, and a Ph.D. in Applied Statistics. The department has 13 tenured/tenure-track faculty members.  The faculty members are actively engaged in research and support the existing doctoral programs within the COB.  For more information, visit the COB website at: http://www.business.utsa.edu.

Application Procedure:  All applications should be submitted electronically to Kim Kyle, Senior Administrative Associate (kim.kyle@utsa.edu), Department of Management Science and Statistics, University of Texas at San Antonio. Applicants must submit (1) a letter of application indicating the desired rank, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, and (4) teaching statement. Applicants must arrange for three letters of reference addressed to Dr. Ram Tripathi, Search Committee Chair, and sent electronically to (kim.kyle@utsa.edu) prior to the initial evaluation. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States.  In order to receive any consideration, completed applications must be received by December 15, 2012.

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disability are encouraged to apply. 

 

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