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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Operations Management & Statistics

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Requisition Title: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Operations Management & Statistics - 1804021



The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time teaching-stream appointment in Operations Management and Statistics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will commence July 1, 2019.

Candidates must have a PhD degree, with a specialization in operations, statistics, or related discipline by the time of appointment or soon thereafter. We seek enthusiastic and innovative individuals pursuing an award-winning career in university teaching. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of outstanding teaching excellence and possess a strong ability to integrate both theory and practice through effective communication and presentation skills, stimulate and challenge the intellectual capacity of faculty and students, communicate effectively, and show a demonstrated mastery of his or her subject area. Experience and demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activity are also required.

Excellence in teaching and pedagogical practices can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application, which should include excellent course evaluations, a coherent teaching statement that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practice, sample syllabi and course materials, as well as strong endorsements by referees of high international standing reflecting on both excellent teaching and evidence of commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation.

Demonstrated experience teaching operations, analytics, and statistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required, preferably at a management school. The applicant will be expected to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate level operations, analytics, and statistics courses, contributing to the ongoing improvement in the curriculum and facilitating linkages with the business community. Teaching duties are in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Experience organizing project-based activities is desirable.

Salaries are competitive and 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; see www.rotman.utoronto.ca/FacultyAndResearch/AcademicAreas/OperationsManagement.

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. The breadth of programs offers a wide array of teaching opportunities.

Rotman is situated in the heart of Canada's corporate and financial center, and the world's most diverse city. Rotman's core values reflect this diversity and, as such, we are seeking 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: www.rotman.utoronto.ca/Connect/AboutRotman/OurValues.

All qualified applicants are invited to apply by clicking the link below. No paper applications or supporting documents will be accepted. A completed application will include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, up to 3 sample publications (if any), a teaching dossier (to include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and course materials, and course evaluations) and three letters of reference.

By the closing date, November 15, 2018, candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed and scanned), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate's teaching, 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: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received online by the closing date of Thursday, November 15, 2018, 23:59, Eastern Standard Time. If you have questions about this position, please e-mail 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 http://uoft.me/UP.

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


Job Field: Teaching Stream
Faculty / Division: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Department: Rotman School of Management
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 10, 2018
Job Closing: Nov 15, 2018, 11:59pm EST

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