Assistant/Associate/Professor (Lecturer) in Operations & Supply Chain Management (Campus Faculty)

The Operations and Information Systems (OIS) department in the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah seeks candidates for a fulltime career-line faculty (lecturer) position in Operations and Supply Chain Management. Depending on education and experience, lecturers can hold the rank of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. A graduate degree is required for the position, and a PhD is preferred, but may be substituted by relevant work experience. Areas where expertise is desired include (but are not limited to) operations management, supply chain management, service operations, product management, and healthcare management.

The primary responsibilities of this position will be to teach courses in OSC or related fields at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional service responsibilities can include mentoring student clubs, managing OSC related competitions, and organizing events for promoting the OSC major. Subsequently, the role may evolve to include leadership responsibilities in OSC programs. Depending on experience and education level, the candidate may also be expected to conduct original research and serve on various departmental and college committees. Faculty members at the David Eccles School are highly research active and well networked in academia and industry. Opportunities to collaborate in research studies and practice-oriented student projects are abundant.

Interested individuals should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a list of 3 references along with additional optional documents, at Applicants with prior teaching experience are strongly encouraged to upload teaching evaluations. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The David Eccles School of Business is a world-class business school with a rich history of excellence in education and research. The department is home to faculty in Operations and Supply Chain (OSC), Information Systems (IS), Healthcare Administration (HA), Business Analytics, and Cybersecurity. The Department currently offers a bachelor’s and a master’s degrees in IS, a bachelor’s and a graduate certificate in OSC, a master’s in healthcare administration (MHA), a master’s in Business Analytics (jointly with Marketing), and PhD’s with emphases on OM or IS. Each winter, the OIS department hosts 3 research conferences that attract scholars from around the world.

The department is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty from all backgrounds; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success while they are here. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners. This institution offers benefits to spouses.

The University of Utah is in Salt Lake City, site of the 2002 Winter Olympics, at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. We are in close proximity to some of the best skiing resorts in the world. Adjacent to the campus is a Research Park, home to more than 50 businesses with close research and operational ties to the University. It consistently ranks among the top academic institutions for creating startup companies based on university technology. 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 1.3 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.