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We Are Hiring! Three Positions in Management Science

I’m excited to announce that my department at the University of Miami’s School of Business is hiring for 3 positions this year: two tenure-track, and one clinical track. Check out the descriptions below and spread the word!

Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Management Science
School of Business Administration
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida, USA

The Management Science Department at the University of Miami’s School of Business Administration invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level to begin in the Fall of 2016 subject to budgetary approval. Salaries are extremely competitive and commensurate with background and experience. Generous summer research support is anticipated from the School of Business.

Applicants with research interests in all areas of analytics will be considered. The Management Science Department consists of a diverse group of faculty with expertise in statistics and operations research. Duties will include research and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should possess, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. in statistics, operations research, or a related discipline by the start date of employment. Applications should be submitted by e-mail to MASrecruiting@bus.miami.edu, and should include the following: a curriculum vitae, up to three representative publications, brief research and teaching statements, an official graduate transcript, information about teaching experience and performance evaluations (if available), and three letters of recommendation. All applications completed by December 1, 2015 will receive full consideration, but candidates are urged to submit all required material as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

The University of Miami offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays, and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

Clinical Faculty Position Opening For 2015-2016
Management Science Department
School of Business Administration
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida, USA

The School of Business Administration at the University of Miami is currently seeking applications for a non-tenure track Clinical faculty position in the Management Science Department to begin in the Fall of 2016 subject to budgetary approval. Salaries are extremely competitive and commensurate with background and experience.

Applicants with research interests in all areas of analytics will be considered. The Management Science Department consists of a diverse group of faculty with expertise in statistics and operations research. The Department offers a major/minor and has a Specialty Master Program in Business Analytics. The selected candidates will be expected to teach business analytics classes, supervise students’ projects, and contribute to program outreach efforts to establish/strengthen relationships with industry leaders in Business Analytics. They are also expected to be intellectually active and committed to career-long professional development. Writing and publishing are valued activities as means of disseminating knowledge.

Applicants should possess, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. in statistics, operations research, or a related discipline by the start date of employment. We are particularly interested in individuals who have extensive experience in areas related to business analytics such as data visualization, data mining, and machine learning. Candidates with a master’s degree and exceptional industry experience equivalent to a doctorate will be considered. Applications should be submitted by e-mail to MASrecruiting@bus.miami.edu, and should include the following: a curriculum vitae, brief research and teaching statements (for candidates from the academia) or a statement of professional achievement (for candidates from the industry), information about teaching experience and performance evaluations (if available), and three letters of recommendation. All applications completed by December 1, 2015 will receive full consideration, but candidates are urged to submit all required material as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Miami offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays, and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Research Assistant Professor position at University of Miami’s School of Business

My department is hiring! :-) See details below.

The Management Science Department at the University of Miami’s School of Business Administration invites applications for a non-tenure-track Research Assistant Professor position to begin in the Fall of 2015. The Management Science Department is a diverse group of faculty with expertise in several areas within Operations Research and Analytics, including statistics and machine learning, optimization, simulation, and quality management. Duties will include research, teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and advising undergraduate students seeking majors/minors in Management Science or Business Analytics.

Applicants should possess a PhD in operations research or a related discipline by the start date of employment. Applications should be submitted by e-mail to facultyaffairs@bus.miami.edu, and should include the following: a curriculum vitae, up to three representative publications, brief research and teaching statements, an official graduate transcript, information about teaching experience and performance evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Miami offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays, and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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2012 in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 56,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 13 Film Festivals

Click here to see the complete report.

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2011 in Review: The True Numbers

WordPress automatically created a “2011 in Review” post summarizing some of this blog’s statistics in 2011. It turns out that the numbers reported in that summary are way off! They do not match the statistics provided by WordPress itself, which is weird to say the least. So I decided to put together some of those statistics for the “amusement” of my readers. In addition, I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you who visit, share, and write comments. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Here we go:

Total visits in 2011: 11,082 (up 51% from 2010!)

Busiest month in 2011: December with 2,363 visits (in 2010 it was October with 999 visits)

Top 5 most viewed posts in 2011:

How Should Santa Pair Up His Reindeer?, 1354 visits (to become an example in an upcoming update of a modeling language)

Should You Hire Security When Tenting Your House?, 607 visits (to become a case study in an upcoming textbook)

Using Airline Miles to Buy Magazines: A Hidden Deeper Lesson, 575 visits

Big Bang Theory Party Planning, 525 visits (used by me as an exam question)

The Joy of Baking (Optimally), 500 visits (now with a detailed explanation of my mom’s pudim recipe)

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2010 in Review: How Did We Do?

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 7,200 times in 2010. That’s about 17 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 14 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 40 posts. There were 22 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 5mb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was October 5th with 172 views. The most popular post that day was Ten Freshmen + 46 Slides = 1 Hour of OR Fun.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were mat.tepper.cmu.edu, mat.gsia.cmu.edu, facebook.com, reddit.com, and Google Reader.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ismp 2012, or by the beach, buy magazines with miles, binary variables and logical conditions, and miles for magazines.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

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Ten Freshmen + 46 Slides = 1 Hour of OR Fun October 2010
7 comments

2

Facebook’s Farmville: What’s the Fastest Way to Get Rich? November 2009
10 comments

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Using Airline Miles to Buy Magazines: a Hidden Deeper Lesson December 2009
3 comments

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About April 2009

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Twilight Network Flow February 2010
2 comments

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My first post!

I finally decided to jump on the blogging bandwagon. My initial goal is to write at least one post per month. So many ideas, so little time… Let’s see if I can keep up with it!

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