Associate Professor / Professor - Operations Management and Statistics

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Requisition Title: Associate Professor / Professor - Operations Management and Statistics - 1803972

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in the Operations Management and Statistics area with a specialty in statistics and analytics. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor and will commence July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Operations Management, Statistics, Operations Research, or a related field and demonstrated an exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths, see They will have conducted innovative and independent research at the highest international level, and be expected to sustain and lead an outstanding ongoing, and competitive research program. The position comes with undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities, including courses in Statistics for MBA students.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research of the highest international caliber, demonstrated by significant and sustained contributions to top international field relevant literature, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong recommendations by referees of high international standing.

Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by a teaching dossier submitted as part of the application that includes a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong endorsements from referees, and strong communication and expository skills as evidenced by the papers submitted as part of the application.

A short list of applicants will be invited to present their research at the Rotman School to faculty and students.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Rotman School of Management has a strong research oriented faculty that is supportive of serious scholarship and committed to the professional development of its faculty. The Operations Management and Statistics area provides a stimulating and supportive research environment and a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching.

U of T is Canada's largest university and has an international research reputation. The Rotman School operates an undergraduate Commerce program, a full-time, part-time and executive MBA program, a Master of Management Analytics, a Ph.D., and other programs. We attract outstanding students and place them with the leading institutions, corporations and consulting firms.

Rotman is situated in the heart of Canada's corporate and financial centre, and the world's most diverse city. Rotman's core values reflect this diversity and, as such, we have a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience and interest in promoting a diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment. For more information about the Rotman School and its core values, please visit:

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. No paper applications or supporting documents will be accepted. A completed application will include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a research statement, up to 3 publications, one or more working papers, a teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference.

Applicants who wish to meet at the upcoming INFORMS Annual meeting (Nov 4 - 7) should submit their curriculum vitae, cover letter, up to 3 publications, one or more working papers, a teaching dossier including sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, by October 21. Out of these, we will select several applicants for short meetings at the conference. Requesting such meetings does not exclude candidates from submitting a full package for the position by the closing date, as described above.

By the closing date, November 15, 2018, candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed and scanned) sent directly by the writers to:

Opher Baron
Professor and Recruiting Committee Chair, Operations Management and Statistics
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
Email: [email protected]

Please note: Submission guidelines can be found at:

For full consideration all application materials, including reference letters, must be received online by November 15, 2018. If you have questions about this position, please contact Professor Opher Baron at [email protected].

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Department: Rotman School of Management
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 13, 2018
Job Closing: Nov 15, 2018, 11:59pm EST





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Posted: 9/14/2018
Application Due: 11/13/2018
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