Tenure-Track Faculty

The David Eccles School of Business’s Department of Operations and Information Systems at the University of Utah seeks to fill an open rank tenure-track faculty position beginning July 2021. We seek candidates with demonstrated research accomplishments in operations management, information systems, and related fields. A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is required by fall 2021. Truly exceptional candidates at all levels of experience are encouraged to apply.


Successful candidates will be expected to produce high-quality research and teach effectively. Candidates publishing in the top INFORMS journals are encouraged to apply. The David Eccles School of Business values candidates who have experiences working with students from diverse backgrounds and who are committed to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The Department is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success while they are here. The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners. This institution offers benefits to spouses.


Interested individuals should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a sample of research papers. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration we encourage you to apply by December 10, 2020. Interested individuals should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of research papers, and three letters of reference. https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/109623?job_application_id=2309667


Founded in 1917 on a rich tradition of business success and leadership, the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business offers an experiential learning environment for students. The Eccles School provides students with learning opportunities in eight undergraduate majors, four MBA programs, seven other graduate programs, a Ph.D. program, and a renowned executive education curriculum. The accomplished faculty at the Eccles School contribute substantially each year to business research, placing us in the top 15 of public research institutions for business. We are consistently one of the top schools in the nation for startup businesses based on university research. The David Eccles School of Business is home to nine institutes and centers that deliver academic research and support an ecosystem of entrepreneurship, technology and innovation here in Utah. Each year more than 4,500 students engage in learning at the Eccles School.


The University of Utah in Salt Lake City is nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, just 30 minutes from seven ski resorts and less than five hours from several national parks. The college city is a cultural hub of diverse nightlife, dining, art and music, and boasts a top-ranked business environment for U.S. job growth and economic prowess.


Salt Lake City is the state capital and home to many businesses and nonprofit organizations. It is known as a hotbed for technology-oriented business startups that provide great opportunities for student learning and research. The metropolitan area has a population of approximately 1.1 million residents and is a major urban center in the intermountain west. Salt Lake City has extensive arts and cultural activities and a major airport close to downtown. It is at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and has four distinct seasons, including mild winters and warm summers, and offers excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation, including easy access to the mountains, the red rock country of the Colorado Plateau, and eight national parks. The state of Utah has been recognized numerous times as a top state for business and careers, particularly in the technology sector, which is often referred to as “Silicon Slopes.” The state of Utah is ranked 1 within the United States in terms of ‘work environment’ and ‘community and environment’, and is ranked 2 in terms of overall happiness: https://wallethub.com/edu/happiest-states/6959#main-findings