The Department of Business Analytics and Statistics at the Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) invites applications for the Amazon Distinguished Professor of Business Analytics position. Appointment will be at the tenured Associate Professor or Professor level, starting in August 2022 or when filled. Applicants should have an outstanding publication record in top scholarly journals, excellent teaching performance, and a demonstrated willingness to provide service to the profession. Preference will be given to candidates with an accelerating publication record in top business scholarly journals and an interest in practically relevant research. Compensation will be highly competitive and comparable with similar positions at top business schools. Duties will include maintaining a research program conducive to publications in top business scholarly journals, teaching business-oriented analytics courses, advising students, and facilitating industry connections.
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 position requires a Ph.D. in business, engineering, or a related field.
Qualified individuals should send a complete application package in PDF format to the chair of the search committee, Professor Bogdan Bichescu, at apply.interfolio.com/90526. The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement and representative publications, a teaching statement that includes evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three (3) references. 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: 90526
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