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Assistant Professor of Statistics

Company Information

The Department of Business Analytics and Statistics is one of seven departments within the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. The Department currently offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in Business Analytics, a Ph.D. degree in Analytics, as well as a dual M.B.A./M.S. in Business Analytics in conjunction with the College’s MBA program. The Department also leads the University’s Intercollegiate Graduate Statistics and Data Science Program (IGSDSP) and has the director of a Data Science and Engineering PhD program. The Department has 16 tenured and tenure-track faculty, including six statisticians with active research interest in design of experiments, dimension reduction, statistical modeling, time series analysis, and machine learning.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include conducting research in the field of Statistics; collaborating with other faculty and students; building and maintaining a strong record of publications in top-tier journals; teaching courses related to Statistics and Business Analytics at the undergraduate, masters, and/or PhD levels; and advising students.

Position Qualifications

The position requires a Ph.D. at the time of appointment in Statistics or a closely related discipline. Candidates who have not completed a Ph.D. by the time of appointment will be assigned to a one-year appointment as an Instructor. The successful candidate will also have a strong research record, to include current research in statistics and particularly in the area of model selection, collaboration with faculty at leading business schools, and publication or acceptance for publication in a peer-reviewed statistics journal. Demonstrated ability to teach the courses described above is also required.