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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 professor at the academic rank of Associate Professor or one tenure-track position at the academic rank of Assistant Professor in Statistics beginning in the fall semester of 2015.  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, conducting scholarly research, pursuing external funding, and performing university service. The expected teaching load is two courses per long semester. The salary and supporting start-up package are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Information about the department and its faculty can be obtained online at http://business.utsa.edu/departments/mss/.

Required qualifications: 
Candidates at the academic rank of Associate Professor must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or related area, have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarly research, and have strong communication skills commensurate with an appointment at this rank.  Proficiency in multiple statistical software packages, such as R and/or SAS, etc., is essential.

Candidates at the academic rank of Assistant Professor must have a Ph.D. in Statistics or related area, have potential in teaching and scholarly research, and have strong communication skills. Proficiency in multiple statistical software packages, such as R and/or SAS etc., is essential.

Preferred qualifications:

Candidates at the academic rank of Associate Professor should have a strong commitment to and successful record of doctoral student supervision and an interest in one of the computationally-intensive cutting-edge areas of statistical research such as “big data” analytics, Bayesian methodology, data mining, spatial statistics, etc.  A successful record of teaching classes at the doctoral level is preferred.  Proven experience in writing grant proposals, obtaining extramural funding, serving as principal investigator and supervision of doctoral students are also highly preferred qualifications.

Candidates at the academic rank of Assistant Professor should have a strong commitment and potential to develop graduate students and an interest in one of the computationally-intensive cutting-edge areas of statistical research such as “big data” analytics, Bayesian methodology, data mining, spatial statistics, etc.  A successful record of teaching university level classes is preferred. Potential in writing grant proposals, obtaining extramural funding, and serving as principal investigator are also highly 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 share a strong commitment to analytical and field-based research. The department also emphasizes statistical applications in various areas of business.

The University:  The College of Business at UTSA is one of the 30 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 29,000 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, an M.S. in Applied Statistics, and a Ph.D. in Applied Statistics. The department has proposed an M.S. in Data Science subject to academic and administrative approval. The department has 13 tenured/tenure-track faculty members with a broad range of research interests.  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. Jerry Keating, 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 by time of hire.  The search committee will begin review of applications December 12, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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

 

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