Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics, Director of Statistics and Consulting Laboratory

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810583

Position Summary: The candidate responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, generating external research funding, 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 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 in Applied Statistics in the area of health biostatistics in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science. Responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, generating external research funding, teaching 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 directing 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 or a closely related field; (2) capability to produce biostatistics, health informatics, or other health-related research published in high-quality journals; (3) a track record of external funding for research in health care; (4) ability to teach graduate courses that require expertise in SAS; and (5) experience leading a research center or laboratory that supports external funding of research through statistics/analytics expertise. Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with experience working with faculty from across disciplines on research that helps address important health care issues are preferred. The selected candidate will be offered summer funding and, potentially, a teaching load reduction for their role as 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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