University of Tennessee, Center for Business and Economic Research
Executive Research Consultant (Pay Grade 47)

The University of Tennessee is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Research Consultant in the Center for Business and Economic Research.Depending upon qualifications, this position could be either Research Assistant Professor or Executive Research Consultant.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 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.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent combination of education and experience. Four or more years of experience is desired. Applicants should have broad statistical knowledge combined with the ability to identify, research and implement new tools or disciplines where appropriate. Strong interpersonal skills are 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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter, resume and three (3) letters of reference. Apply to:

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment 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.

Posted 5/14/12