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Department of Management Science and Statistics

Positions: The Department of Management Science and Statistics (MSS) in the College of Business at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions with expertise and interest in applied statistics and/or big data analytics within a multidisciplinary environment. The first position will be at the academic rank of Assistant Professor in Statistics and the second position will be at the academic rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Statistics beginning Fall 2018. Tenured appointments are contingent upon Board of Regents approval. The MSS department offers undergraduate degrees in statistics and actuarial science, a master’s in applied statistics, and a Ph.D. in applied statistics and supports the M.S. in Data Analytics offered by the College of Business. Teaching responsibilities include both day and evening sections at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching may be in both applied statistics and data analytics. In addition, responsibilities include conducting scholarly research, securing external funding and completing university service. Research active faculty members generally have a 2-2 teaching load. Assistant professors are given a one course release and teach 2-1. 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/mss/index.aspx.

Required qualifications:
Candidates at the academic rank of Assistant Professor must have a Ph.D. in statistics or a closely related area with potential in teaching, mentoring, advising of students, demonstrated scholarly research and strong communication skills. ABD candidates will be considered if completion of all requirements for the Ph.D. degree will be completed prior to beginning employment. Candidates should demonstrate experience in working on applied data projects.

Candidates at the academic rank of Associate Professor must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or a closely related area with expertise and interest in data analytics or big data. Candidates at the academic rank of Associate Professor must have demonstrated excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising of students, scholarly research and strong communication skills. Candidates should demonstrate experience in working on applied data projects.

Preferred qualifications: Demonstrates experience in working on applied data projects, an active extramural funding program, external consulting with research centers or other quantitative institutes and a willingness to collaborate with other colleges and organizations. Candidates whose applied research areas of interest overlap with those of existing faculty in the department and college, such as in business, cloud computing, computationally intensive methods, cyber security, statistical learning, health care, engineering, and biology, will be preferred.

The University: The College of Business at UTSA is one of the largest business schools in the nation, is AACSB accredited, has more than 20 masters’ programs and has Ph.D. programs in six areas. 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 30,000 students on two campuses in San Antonio. It has the expressed goal of reaching a Carnegie Classification of doctoral/research extensive (Carnegie I) by 2020. UTSA offers opportunities for collaborative research with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Southwest Research Institute as well as with a broad and growing industrial base.

Department of Management Science and Statistics: The department has 13 tenured/tenure-track faculty members. 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: Applications should be submitted by going to https://jobs.utsa.edu and searching for a faculty position with keywords “Assistant Professor (STA),” or “Assistant/Associate Professor (STA)” or using the respective position number 10030 or 10020. Applications must include a letter of application, a curriculum vita and a sample of recent research. Applicants must also arrange for the submission of three letters of reference. Applicants, who wish to be considered for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, must also submit student evaluations of their teaching. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States.

Information can be obtained by contacting Ms. Kim Kyle, Senior Administrative Associate, Department of Management Science and Statistics, University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-0632, (210) 458-6345. Review of complete application files begins November 20, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply. This position is security-sensitive as defined by the Texas Education Code 51.215(c) and Texas Government Code 411.094(a)(2), which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

 

 

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