Tenure-Track, Assistant or Associate Professor; Data Analytics
University of North Alabama
Location: Florence, Alabama
Type: Full Time
The University of North Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Data Analytics within the Department of Finance, Economics, and Data Analytics in the Sanders College of Business and Technology, beginning in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will have a willingness to work with students from diverse backgrounds in the classroom and in experiential learning opportunities. Candidates are expected to demonstrate research necessary for the college to meet current AACSB International accreditation standards. Salaries are competitive with other AACSB accredited institutions, and a review of applications will begin immediately.
Responsibilities include teaching in-class and online undergraduate and graduate courses, and serving on dissertation committees as needed. Experience using Canvas, Blackboard, or other comparable learning management platforms is preferred.
Candidates must possess, or be within six months of completion (as per evidence of ABD status and dissertation defense schedule), a doctorate in Statistics, Economics, or a related field from an accredited institution. The review of candidates will focus on their research productivity/potential and teaching effectiveness/potential. Expertise in advanced regression, time-series, and data mining/data science is preferred.
To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/una/jobs/4193521/tenure-track-assistant-or-associate-professor-data-analytics. Applications will only be accepted via this system. Please be prepared to upload a cover letter and resume at the time of application and provide contact information for at least three professional/academic references. In addition, this position requires submission of a teaching philosophy, research statement, and a one-page diversity statement at the time of application. Details regarding the diversity statement may be found here. Transcripts for the highest degree attained are required for a complete application packet. Official transcripts for the highest degree attained are required of the successful candidate, but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process. If any of your graduate hours in the relevant teaching discipline are taken from a degree(s) that is not your highest attained, an official transcript of that degree(s) must also be submitted. Electronic copies, if available, of unofficial transcripts may be attached under the attachment headings of Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2, etc. Electronic copies of unofficial/official transcripts may also be requested to be sent to email@example.com. Official transcripts must be sent directly to HR from the issuing school via email to be considered official. Transcripts with a designation of “Issued to Student”, or with the student name listed as the recipient will not be considered official. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate prior to the start date of the appointment, but unofficial copies will be accepted for the application process.
The diversity statement, teaching philosophy, research statement, and transcripts must be uploaded in the application section as SUPPLEMENTAL ATTACHMENTS. The supplemental attachment link will only appear after the required attachments have been uploaded. If you have previously worked at UNA as an adjunct and your transcripts are already on file, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask that they be moved to your completed application for this position. Applications submitted without supplemental attachments will be considered incomplete. For questions, please email email@example.com or call 256-765-4291.
UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.
We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students.