Tenure Track in Operations and Information Management

Amherst, MA
Jun 26, 2017
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Tenure Track in Operations and Information Management

Isenberg School of Management – University of Massachusetts Amherst

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a land-grant university, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, and the largest public university in New England. The University offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in 88 undergraduate and 72 graduate areas of study, through eight schools and colleges. In a 2009 article for MSN.com, Amherst was ranked first in Best College Towns in the United States. In 2012, U.S. News and World Report ranked Amherst among the Top 10 Great College Towns in America.

The Operations and Information Management (OIM) Department of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure track position in Operations and Information Management to begin September 1, 2018. The rank for the position is Assistant Professor.

Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. in management science, operations management, operations research, or an OM-related discipline by August 31, 2018. The position is focused in the area of service systems and candidates must show evidence of research and teaching interests in areas of service operations, design and optimization of service systems, and service quality; preferably, research that applies to a spectrum of industries. Candidates must have expertise or evident potential in providing quality teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Potential or demonstrated ability to teach in both face-to-face and distance education formats to MBA students with considerable work experience is highly desirable. The ideal candidates for the position will have active programs of research with a demonstrated ability for high quality scholarly publications. Evidence of engagement with the business community and industry is desirable. Initial teaching responsibilities will be focused on developing and delivering innovative instruction in design and optimization of service systems and operations.

The Operations and Information department includes 11 tenure track faculty and three full-time lecturers who play active roles in undergraduate and graduate education across the Isenberg School. The department offers a thriving undergraduate major in Operations and Information Management with tracks in Information Systems, Supply Chain Management and Integrated Operations and Information Management, contributes to a highly reputed MBA program, and offers both IS and Management Science Ph.D. specializations in the doctoral program in Business Administration. Department faculty are committed to conducting research that furthers state-of-the-art knowledge in their respective areas of expertise. Their research has appeared in top-ranked journals such as Production and Operations Management, Management Science, Operations Research, INFORMS Journal on Computing, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, as well as in MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research. For more information about the department and faculty research, please visit: https://www.isenberg.umass.edu/programs/depts/oim

To apply for the position, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references, online at: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=85799

Evaluation of applications will begin November 1, 2017, and will continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications; salary and benefits are competitive.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities.

We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.