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Doctorate or PhD
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16 Oct, 2017

Faculty Positions in Operations Management - Ivey School of Business

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The Ivey Business School at Western University seeks candidates for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a Tenured appointment, at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the area of Operations Management. A Limited Term or Visiting appointment may also be considered; rank to be determined by qualifications and experience. The position is available to begin in July 2018, although alternate start dates may be arranged.

The successful candidate will contribute to one of the School’s current areas of scholarly/thought leadership strengths and/or complement the current group members’ empirical orientation in the study of supply chain management, service management, technology and innovation management, or sustainability (i.e., environmental and social issues). The successful candidate will be expected to teach Operations Management subjects in our student-centered, case-based undergraduate, MBA, or EMBA programs, or in the MSc or PhD programs. 

TENURED POSITION: Applicants for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor will hold a PhD (or equivalent degree). The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to publish in the highest quality academic outlets and is a recognized expert in his or her field of research as demonstrated through a vigorous research program, external research funding and invited talks/conferences. Demonstrated ability to successfully teach in core undergraduate and/or MBA courses using a case discussion format is required.

PROBATIONARY POSITION (tenure-track): Applicants for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor must already have, or be nearing completion of, their doctorate. The ideal candidate should have a strong academic background as demonstrated in the ability to publish in high-quality academic outlets. The ability to teach in core undergraduate, MSc and/or MBA courses using a case discussion format is essential.

LIMITED TERM POSITION: Applicants considered for a Limited Term appointment are expected to have an MBA or related graduate degree plus significant industry experience, or have or be nearing completion of their doctorate. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in case teaching in core undergraduate and/or MBA courses using a case discussion format. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants are encouraged to submit materials (curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and copies of research papers) online to (See here for other application details). Please ensure that the form available here is completed and included in your application submission. Review of applicants will commence on October 16, 2017; as interviews will start at the DSI conference. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

The Ivey Business School is Canada’s premier business school and is recognized globally for the quality of its management education and research. The School’s major activities include: a highly regarded MBA program and undergraduate program; a well-established doctoral program; and a diverse portfolio of executive programs. The School is internationally oriented in terms of curricula, research, faculty, and student exchanges, with campuses in London (Canada), Toronto and Hong Kong.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. 

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact