Director Search

Candidates Announced

Nick Duffield

Nick Duffield, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of the Texas A&M Engineering Big Data Initiative

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Texas A&M University

On Campus April 13, 2018
Seminar and Open Forum 2:45-3:30, Rudder Tower 510
Reception 3:30-4:00, Rudder Tower 510
Simon Sheather

Simon Sheather, Ph.D.

Professor and Academic Director, MS Analytics and MS Statistics Online Programs

Department of Statistics

Texas A&M University

On Campus April 18, 2018
Seminar and Open Forum 3:00-3:45, Rudder Tower 510
Reception 3:45-4:15, Rudder Tower 510
Fred Wright

Fred Wright, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of the Bioinformatics Research Center

Department of Statistics and Biological Sciences

North Carolina State University

On Campus April 19, 2018
Seminar and Open Forum 2:45-3:30, Rudder Tower 510
Reception 3:30-4:00, Rudder Tower 510

Position Description

The Director of TAMIDS will report to the Texas A&M University Vice President for Research and will lead the creation of a dynamic, exciting, discovery-driven institute that broadly covers the data science arena and will attract and nurture outstanding faculty and students at Texas A&M. She or he will be an individual with a record of successful leadership who can work collaboratively with colleagues across many disciplines to facilitate and develop large multi-investigator research initiatives and creative educational and service projects. The Director will have demonstrated success in attracting research funding from federal agencies, private partnerships, and other funding entities. He or she will have a record of and a deep commitment to training the next generation of data scientists through the development of interdisciplinary educational programs. Preference will be given to candidates who are qualified to hold an appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure at Texas A&M University.