JOE - April 2013

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Center for Business and Economic Research
Research Assistant Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Assistant Professor
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Knoxville, TN, USA
JEL Classifications:
A -- General Economics and Teaching
A1 -- General Economics
A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C2 -- Single Equation Models; Single Variables
C3 -- Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables
C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
C6 -- Mathematical Methods and Programming
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs

JOE ID Number: 201304_398694

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The University of Tennessee is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Research Assistant Professor or Executive Research Consultant in the Center for Business and Economic Research. Depending upon qualifications, this position could be either non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor or Executive Research Consultant. This person will be responsible for developing and implementing specialized techniques and analytical procedures for performing research projects. The successful candidate will develop statistical analyses to forecast economic, revenue and other key policy variables. The selected candidate will interact extensively with the faculty and research staff of the Center and with clients.

Qualifications: Ph.D or equivalent combination of education and experience. Four or more years of experience is desired. Need a broad statistical knowledge combined with ability to identify, research and implement new tools or disciplines where appropriate; strong interpersonal skills desired along with excellent oral and written communication skills; and the ability to build constructive client/user relationships. Basic management skills, including the ability to balance and sustain multiple tasks, prioritize needs and manage problems in highly dynamic situations.

Applicant review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.
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