Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University invites applications for one tenure track position in Operations Management (OM) at the rank(s) of assistant professor and/or associate professor. In addition to having a PhD in operations management or related discipline, the applicant must also possess a strong background in business analytics and demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence. The start date will be August 1, 2019. Applicants who plan to complete the requirements for their PhDs within 2019 may be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The OM Area at Desautels brings together scholars specializing in analytics, operations management, operations research, and statistics. The OM Area is particularly interested in the candidates whose expertise lies in data-driven research and welcomes all candidates from related disciplines including statistics, economics and computer science provided there is significant OM component in the research. The appointed individual would be expected to publish in leading journals, perform well in the classroom and generate research funding. The teaching load and salary are competitive.
Desautels Faculty of Management has more than 76 full-time professors and offers B.Com., MBA, and Ph.D. degrees. The Faculty offers business analytics concentrations both at the undergraduate and MBA levels. The OM Area is also engaged in the Master in Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management (GMSCM) program and the launch of the Master of Management Analytics (MMA) Program. The former is a joint program with Zhejiang University in China and significant industry involvement, whereas the latter is a multidisciplinary pre-experience Master’s degree featuring experiential learning in the field of business analytics. The recent focus on launching the Bensadoun School of Retail Management within Desautels Faculty of Management is a significant initiative. The new retail school will offer academic programs from the undergraduate to the PhD levels with input from global retailers, conduct research on the fast-changing sector, and feature a retail innovation lab to test out new ideas, technologies and products within an academic setting. The members of the area are also affiliated with CIRRELT or GERAD, which are among the most established research centers in North America.
The application deadline is December 1, 2018. Applicants should submit their application package along with the coordinates of up-to-three references and sample research papers to the following website:
Please note that while applications will be entertained up until the December 1st deadline, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials at the earliest possible if they plan to attend the Nov 4-7, 2018 Annual INFORMS Conference in Phoenix, AZ.
McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.