Operations Management Assistant Professor

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Aug 20, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810260

Position Summary: Primary duties will include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, engaging in a research program that results in published articles in outstanding scholarly publications and performing service as assigned by the Department, College and University.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in Operations Management (OM) starting August 16, 2017 in the Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science. Candidates must have completed a doctorate in OM or a closely related field (e.g., Operations Research, Industrial Engineering) by the start of the appointment. Application submissions from experienced Assistant Professors are welcome. Ideal candidates should demonstrate a proven ability to produce high-impact research and excel in undergraduate and graduate (M.S., MBA, and Ph.D.) teaching. Candidates should have rigorous training in stochastic processes, simulation, and/or optimization. Research interests and experience in data-driven decision-making applied to healthcare, sustainability, and/or supply chain management are desirable. However, candidates with other research interests will also be considered. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. Prior to hiring, the candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. Applicants must apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu and include a one-page cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief research and teaching statement (include teaching evaluations, if available), one or two representative examples of research papers, and a list of at least three references with contact information. The review of applications will begin September 23, 2016. Applications will be accepted until November 28, 2016. Preference for a meeting at the 2016 INFORMS Annual Conference will be given to individuals whose applications are received by October 21, 2016. All inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Sharif Melouk, at smelouk@culverhouse.ua.edu. Founded in 1831 and located in the historic city of Tuscaloosa, The University of Alabama is the main campus of the university system and the largest in the state with a total enrollment of over 37,000 students. The Culverhouse College of Commerce, founded in 1919, now includes over 7,500 students and 122 faculty members. With a metropolitan population of about 120,000, the Tuscaloosa area offers excellent quality of life with many cultural and outdoor activities. The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Special Instructions: 1) Cover letter 2) Resume/curriculum vitae 3) One or two representative examples of research papers attached to the "Research/Scholarship/Creative Activities Statement" link 4) Brief research statement attached to the "Other Document 1" link 5) Brief teaching statement (include teaching evaluations, if available) attached to the "Other Document 2" link 6) List of at least three references with contact information attached as one document to the "Other Document 3" link Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify the application.

UA EEO Statement: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf