Tenure-track Assistant Professor
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 tenure-track faculty position at the academic rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall semester of 2016. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, 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 must have a Ph.D. in Management Science, Statistics or a related discipline or be ABD with a reasonable expectation of completion of all requirements for the doctorate degree in Management Science, Statistics or a related area by August 2016; have potential in teaching and scholarly research; have strong communication skills; and the ability and desire to work collegially with faculty and students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Proficiency in multiple analytical software packages including R and/or SAS is essential. Candidates should have a strong commitment and potential to develop graduate students and an interest in the computation-intensive research areas such as “big data” analytics and health informatics.
Preferred Qualifications: 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 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 undergraduate business degrees awarded to Hispanics in the United States. UTSA is an emerging Tier One research institution with nearly 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 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 college also offers an M.S. in Data Analytics which the department co-sponsors. The department has 14 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 (email@example.com), Department of Management Science and Statistics, University of Texas at San Antonio. Applicants must submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, and (4) teaching statement. Applicants must arrange for three letters of reference to be addressed to Dr. David Han, Search Committee Chair, and sent electronically to (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 reviewing applications immediately 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.