The Department of Business Analytics and Statistics is one of seven departments within the Haslam College of Business. The department currently offers bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. degrees in Business Analytics, leads UTK's Intercollegiate Graduate Statistics and Data Science Program, and houses the director of the UTK Data Science and Engineering Ph.D. program. The department's MSBA program received the 2018 INFORMS Smith Prize. The Business Analytics faculty emphasizes working with businesses to apply analytics to real world challenges. The department includes 17 tenured or tenure-track faculty, many of whom serve in editorial positions at leading journals and have been recognized with international awards including the Edelman Award and the Wagner Prize.
The Department of Business Analytics and Statistics at the Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position starting in August 2022. The department seeks candidates with a completed doctorate degree in Operations Management, Operations Research, Management Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, or related fields, with a business background or a focus on business applications. ABD candidates will also be considered, but the doctorate degree must be completed before the start date of the position. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to produce scholarly work targeted at top academic journals and the potential to become an excellent teacher. Compensation will be highly competitive. Duties will include active research, teaching business-oriented analytics courses, advising students, and other service activities.
Qualified individuals should send the following application materials to apply.interfolio.com/90490: cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement (with teaching evaluation if applicable), a sample paper, and contact information for three reference letters to be sent. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required before the successful candidate can be hired.
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Internal Number: 90490
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