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Tenure Track 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 outstanding faculty member to begin in August 2019. Applicants in all areas of Operations Management will be considered, though preference will be given to candidates with a broad interest in quantitative modeling and/or data-driven decision-making. The group is looking to hire at the assistant professor level, but exceptional candidates will be considered for a tenured position. 

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 and operations management. The Leeds School and the university have strong programs in sustainability, renewable energy, and entrepreneurship, garnering national and international attention. Applicants with research focus in these areas are also strongly encouraged to apply. 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

Minimum requirements for this position include:
  • Ph.D. degree in Operations Management, Operations Research, Management 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 for this position, please submit the following materials:
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Evidence of research effectiveness
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Contact information for at least three references
    • Upon invitation from the search committee, candidates may be requested to submit letters of recommendation at a later time.
We will begin reviewing applications upon receipt, and will continue our search until the position is filled. Representatives from our group will attend INFORMS Annual meeting and speak to selected applicants.

Posting Contact Name: Corlin Ambler

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