Assistant Prof. of Applied Stats or MIS, Associate Dir. of Statistics Research & Consulting Lab

Requisition Number: 0810582

Position Summary: The candidate responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, teaching courses in the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs and engaging in service at a level commensurate with the level of faculty appointment. The candidate will also serve as the associate director of the Statistics Research and Consulting Laboratory.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a record of Transportation research in Applied Statistics or Management Information Systems in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science. Responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, generating external funding, teaching data management and/or programming courses in the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs and engaging in service at a level commensurate with the level of faculty appointment. Responsibilities also including serving as associate director of the Statistics Research and Consulting Laboratory, a college-level division whose mission is to provide researchers at The University of Alabama and others with a resource that supports their investigative efforts with ready access to individuals skilled in the application of statistical methods, data analysis, and statistical computing from a research perspective (https://culverhouse.ua.edu/srcl). The position will start August 16, 2017. Required Qualifications: (1) A doctoral degree in statistics, information systems, computer science, or a closely related field; (2) capability to produce transportation research published in high-quality journals; (3) a track record of external funding to support research in transportation issues; (4) ability to teach undergraduate or graduate courses that require expertise in programming; and (5) experience working in a center with an extensive focus on external funding. Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with experience working with faculty from across disciplines on research that helps address important transportation and safety issues are preferred. Applicants with a track-record of research funding from state and federal agencies are strongly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will be offered summer funding and, potentially, a teaching load reduction for their role as associate director. The candidate will be expected to generate external funds to offset those resources and support positions in the Statistics Research and Consulting Laboratory. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Applications can be submitted through May 5, 2017. Candidates must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu and attach a cover letter describing the candidate's interest in the position and curriculum vitae that includes a list of at least three references with contact information. Items not attached at time of application will be disqualified. The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

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