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Assistant Professor of Operations Management

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Operations Group of the Division of Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Operations of the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder, is seeking an two outstanding faculty members to begin in August 2020. Applicants in all areas of Operations Management will be considered, though preference will be given to candidates with a broad interest in quantitative modeling, data-driven decision-making, and business analytics. The group is looking to hire at the assistant professor level.

Who We Are

The University of Colorado Boulder, and the city of Boulder, offers a rich intellectual, cultural, recreational, and family-friendly environment. The economy of the Front Range of Colorado is strong, and private support for the university and the Leeds School is increasing steadily. The master programs in business analytics and supply chain management has grown significantly in the last few years. The University of Colorado Boulder and the Leeds School of Business are nationally recognized for the excellence of our faculty, programs, and students. By joining the Operations Group of the Division of Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Operations at Leeds, you will be part of a collegial and productive group of scholars with the highest standards of research and teaching excellence.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The primary responsibility of the position is to conduct high-quality scholarly research and to teach at undergraduate, MBA, masters, and doctoral levels in the area of operations research, operations management, and business analytics. Strong inter-disciplinary interest in related fields, including computer science and economics, is a plus.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Ph.D. degree in operations management, operations research, management science, computer science, or related fields. Doctoral students near completion of their degrees will also be considered.
  • Evidence of excellence in research and teaching.
  • Demonstrated research success in the broad domains of operations research and operations management.
  • Willingness to teach at undergraduate, MBA, masters, and doctoral levels with demonstrated teaching success.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Cover Letter.
  2. Current curriculum vitae.
  3. Evidence of research effectiveness (minimum of one research paper and research statement).
  4. Teaching Statement.
  5. You will need to submit 3 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation as part of your application materials. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.
We will begin reviewing applications upon receipt, for full consideration please apply by October 11, 2019.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.