JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Samford University

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Brock School of Business
Economics, Finance, and Quantitative Analysis
Assistant/Associate Professor of Data Analytics

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465210
Date Posted: 09/02/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Data Analytics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C0 -- General
Data Analytics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Samford University’s Brock School of Business invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor within the Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis Department. This tenure-track faculty position is a nine-month appointment that will begin in August 2021.

Applicants for this position must exhibit strong teaching skills, be supportive of the University’s mission, and be committed to maintaining an ongoing research effort. The normal teaching load for faculty is 3 courses per semester, and research is required, although research expectations are reasonable and commensurate with the teaching load. Summer teaching and competitive research grants are also available. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability and motivation to develop meaningful mentoring relationships with Brock School of Business students both inside and outside the classroom. A commitment to academic excellence and the ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, students and colleagues is expected. Qualified candidates will hold an earned Doctorate in Statistics, Data Science/Analytics, Information Science, Economics or other closely related field. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and evidence of research productivity. ABDs near completion will be considered.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/08/2021
Application Instructions:
Application materials should include a cover letter outlining teaching and professional interests and expertise, curriculum vita, application for faculty position, and Faculty Applicant Christian Mission Statement.

“Application for Faculty Position” can be found at:
and “Faculty Applicant Christian Mission Statement” can be found at:

Please submit all materials in PDF format to:
Subject: Data Analytics Faculty

For questions about the position please contact:
Dr. Sara McCarty, Chair