13390: Professor of Decision Sciences

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Professor of Decision Sciences - Archive
Lundquist College of Business

Posting: 13390
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2014-03-10

The Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon is seeking to fill one tenure track faculty position in Operations Management.

Rank:  Assistant or Associate Professor

Employment Date:  Starting September 16, 2014

Description:  The Decision Sciences Department spans academic programs in OM, MIS, and Statistics.

The Decision Sciences faculty is committed to excellence in research and teaching, emphasizing the use of rigorous quantitative and economic models in conjunction with field-based interaction for addressing significant operational, statistical, and technology management problems.  Members of the faculty also actively engage in research and educational initiatives of an interdisciplinary center in the area of Sustainable Business Practices that has significant focus on enhancing sustainability in supply chains.  The department is in the process of launching a new Ph.D. program focusing on Operations Management.  The Lundquist College of Business offers leading-edge facilities and a superb working environment.  The University of Oregon is a world-class teaching and research institution and Oregon's flagship public university.

Qualifications:  Assistant Level: Candidates must have a completed or nearly completed Ph.D. degree and exhibit the research potential to publish in top journals, as well as demonstrate the ability to provide high-quality teaching (undergraduate and graduate) in Operations Management (OM).  Senior Assistant:  Ph.D. degree, demonstrated superior teaching competence and a record of scholarly accomplishment that includes publication in leading scholarly journals. Associate level: Ph.D. degree, proven record of superior teaching and publication in top scholarly journals.  Candidates must have a strong background in modeling, optimization, and/or econometrics, and have an interest in field-based research relating to OM.  An ability to engage in research at the interface of OM and marketing, management (strategy or service), or finance, and address emerging challenges in a holistic manner is highly desirable.  The capacity to engage with industry to offer field-based experiential learning opportunities for students is also highly desirable.  Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. 

Salary:  Competitive

Application Procedure:  Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of research papers, statement of teaching interests, evidence (if available) of teaching performance, and three letters of reference as PDF files to: LCBjobs@uoregon.edu.  Reference Search #13390 in your reply.

DeadlineTo ensure consideration, submit application materials by December 1, 2013.  Position will remain open until filled.

Applicants who wish to be considered for an interview during the 2013 Annual Meeting of INFORMS or Decision Sciences Institute should submit curriculum vita and research papers at least ten days prior to the start of the respective conference.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.