Assistant Professor of Operations Management

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810800

Position Summary: Responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research in high quality journals, teaching courses in the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs and engaging in service at a level commensurate with the level of faculty appointment.

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 no later than August 16, 2018 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 strongly encouraged. 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 methodological expertise in optimization or applied probability (i.e., queuing theory and/or Markov decision processes). Research interests and experience in data-driven decision-making and analytics applied to inventory control, supply chain management, transportation, healthcare, and/or sustainability 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 that includes at least three references (including contact information), research statement, and one or two representative examples of research papers. Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify the application. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until October 29, 2017. Individual meetings will be held at the 2017 INFORMS Annual Conference, with preference given to individuals whose applications are received by September 29, 2017. All inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Emmett Lodree, at ejlodree@culverhouse.ua.edu. 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.

Special Instructions: Please attach the following required documents to the appropriate link: Required Documents: 1) Cover letter 2) Resume/curriculum vitae (with at least three references listed including contact information) 3) Research statement as Other Document 1 4) One representative research paper as Other Document 2 Optional Document: 1) A second representative research paper as Other Document 3 (preferred, but not required) Required documents not attached at the time of application will disqualify application.

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