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Assistant or Associate Professor, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Haskayne School of Business

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Job ID: 13928

Updated: November 21, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary invites applications for a continuing appointment in Operations and Supply Chain Management at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with Tenure. Applications are encouraged in any of the fields related to operations and supply chain management particularly in health care, operations strategy, supply chain analytics, and sustainability. The appointment will commence July 1, 2018, or at a mutually agreeable date.

Candidates must have:

  • A completed (or close to be completed) doctorate degree in operations management, supply chain management, operations research, industrial engineering, or another closely related field;
  • A strong record of research commensurate with the professorial rank desired;
  • A demonstrated capability in graduate- or undergraduate-level teaching and willingness to undertake graduate student supervision;
  • A demonstrated willingness to provide service to the university and to interact with the business community in operations and supply chain management and business analytics.

Successful applicants are expected

  • to maintain an active program of research, including knowledge dissemination, securing research funding, supervising (under-)graduate students and collaborating with colleagues on interdisciplinary research initiatives;
  • to participate in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, including program development and implementation; and
  • to provide service to the university and engage with local and (inter)national professional communities.

Research support is offered to all new faculty hires. 

Applicants at the Assistant Professor rank must provide evidence of past and/or potential excellence in academic research and demonstrate their desire and potential to be an outstanding teacher in a post-secondary institution.

Applicants at the Associate Professor rank must have a minimum five years of experience in an academic position focused in an area related to operations and/or supply chain management, provide evidence that the individual is an excellent scholar with a rich research portfolio that includes publications in top peer-reviewed academic journals, and provide evidence of teaching effectiveness in a post-secondary institution.

Accredited by AACSB International, the Haskayne School of Business is a progressive and innovative business school. Our mission is to create and communicate knowledge of critical significance, while contributing to the development of our students as leaders of moral character with professional ability equal to the best in their field. With 3,500 full and part-time students currently enrolled in bachelors, master's, PhD and executive education programs, the business school boasts more than 18,000 alumni in 60 countries around the globe.

Interested individuals should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy and teaching dossier, two (working) papers, and three letters of reference. Electronic submission and communication is preferred.

Application materials should be sent to Confidential reference letters should be sent directly to the chair of the Academic Selection Committee (Osman Alp,

When only hard copies of some documents are available, they should be sent to:

Barbara Merlihan, Administrative Assistant
Operations and Supply Chain Management Selection Committee
Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4

Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Department representatives will be interviewing candidates at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Houston, TX in October 2017. Candidates who would like to be considered for an interview at INFORMS should submit their application before October 12, 2017 and indicate if and when they will be presenting papers at the conference.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Haskayne School of Business visit Careers in the Haskayne School of Business.

About the University of Calgary
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