Tenure Track Position

Operations Management

Smith School of Business at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Operations Management, with preference for entry (Assistant Professor) level, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD, or be near completion. The successful candidate will exhibit strong potential for innovative and high quality scholarly research leading to peer-assessed publications, as well as for outstanding teaching contributions and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence, in support of the School’s various public and private programs. The successful candidate will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the School, the University, and/or the broader community.

Compensation

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointees have access to substantial internal funds both for research and course development through Smith School of Business Research Program and our Faculty Development Fund.

Institution

Queen's University has a long and rich tradition of academic excellence, dating back to a royal charter granted by Queen Victoria in 1841. Smith School of Business is one of the world's premier business schools, with an outstanding reputation for innovation and quality. Our MSc and PhD programs in Management attract highly qualified research-oriented students in many fields of study. Our undergraduate Commerce program has among the highest entrance standards in Canada and is widely viewed as the country's best undergraduate business program. Queen’s has gained international recognition for its MBA and executive education programs and is fully accredited by AACSB and EQUIS. Smith School of Business is also home to centres focused on analytics, business venturing, responsible leadership, and corporate governance. The learning environment at Queen’s is supported by outstanding library and computing facilities. More information can be found at: https://smith.queensu.ca/index.php.

The MSOM group is comprised of strong researchers with particular expertise in revenue management and pricing, sustainability, energy markets, supply chain management and the interface of operations and marketing. Group members hold top editorial board memberships and have won multiple prizes and awards. The group is also at the forefront of the Business Analytics/Big Data revolution with highly successful Masters of Management Analytics (MMA) (https://smith.queensu.ca/grad_studies/mma/index.php) and Executive Education programs. For more information about our faculty members see https://smith.queensu.ca/faculty_and_research/index.php .

The City

Kingston, Ontario is a unique Canadian city of 125,000 with a distinct blend of history, recreation, industry and learning. Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, Kingston offers unique waterfront living with many recreational and cultural opportunities. It is within a two-and-a-half hour drive (two-hour train ride) to the commercial, industrial and political hubs of Toronto, Montreal, and the nation’s capital, Ottawa, and a thirty minute drive from the international bridge linking Ontario and upstate New York. The city is also the origin of the historic Rideau Canal system –a UNESCO International Heritage site.

How to Apply

The effective date of the appointment will be July 01, 2018, but is flexible.

Applicants should submit:

  • A cover letter
    (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship/permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph)
  • A current Curriculum Vitae
    (including a list of publications)
  • A statement of current and prospective research interests
  • Evidence of research, such as copies of sample publications, working papers, or a dissertation proposal
  • A statement of teaching interests and experience
    (including course outlines and evaluations if available)
  • Three letters of reference

Deadline for applications:
December 31, 2017

Submit your application to:
Dr. Jay Handelman, Associate Dean, Faculty
omrecruiting@business.queensu.ca

The effective date of the appointment will be July 01, 2018, but is flexible.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

 

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact: Kevin Bissonette at kevin.bissonette@queensu.ca. Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.  

 

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete. Your application cover letter must include one of the two citizenship statements listed above.

 

A complete application consists of:

  • A cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship/permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
  • A current Curriculum Vitae
    (including a list of publications);
  • A statement of current and prospective research interests;
  • Evidence of research, such as copies of sample publications, working papers, or a dissertation proposal;
  • A statement of teaching interests and experience
    (including course outlines and evaluations if available);
  • Three letters of reference to be sent directly to omrecruiting@business.queensu.ca

Deadline for applications

December 31, 2017.

Members of the Management Science and Operations Management groups will be conducting informal interviews at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Houston, TX. Candidates wishing to meet with group members must submit their CV by October 15, 2017. However, please note that if you do not submit your application in time for the INFORMS Annual meeting, but submit by the December 31, 2017 deadline, your application will still be fully considered.

Note: only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Submitting your application

Please send all documents in the application package electronically as PDFs to Dr. Jay Handelman, Associate Dean, Faculty, omrecruiting@business.queensu.ca.