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Topic: Two tenure-track faculty positions in Operations Management, The University of Alabama

1.  Two tenure-track faculty positions in Operations Management, The University of Alabama

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The Culverhouse College of Commerce at The University of Alabama invites applications for
two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in Operations Management
(OM) starting no later than August 16, 2018 in the Department of Information Systems,
Statistics, and Management Science. Candidates must have completed a doctorate in OM or a
closely related field (e.g., Operations Research, Industrial Engineering) by the start of the
appointment. Application submissions from experienced Assistant Professors are strongly

Ideal candidates should demonstrate a proven ability to produce high-impact research and excel
in undergraduate and graduate (M.S., MBA, and Ph.D.) teaching. Candidates should have
methodological expertise in optimization or applied probability (i.e., queuing theory and/or
Markov decision processes). Research interests and experience in data-driven decision-making
and analytics applied to inventory control, supply chain management, transportation, healthcare,
and/or sustainability are desirable. However, candidates with other research interests will also be

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. Prior to hiring, the
candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. Applicants must
apply online at and include a one-page cover letter,
curriculum vitae, research statement, one or two representative examples of research papers, and
a list of at least three references with contact information. Required documents not attached at
the time of application will disqualify the application.

The review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until October
29, 2017. Individual meetings will be held at the 2017 INFORMS Annual Conference, with
preference given to individuals whose applications are received by September 29, 2017. All
inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Emmett Lodree, at

Founded in 1831 and located in the historic city of Tuscaloosa, The University of Alabama is the
main campus of the university system and the largest in the state with a total enrollment of over
37,000 students. The Culverhouse College of Commerce, founded in 1919, now includes over
8,500 students and over 150 full-time faculty members. With a metropolitan population of about
120,000, the Tuscaloosa area offers excellent quality of life with many cultural and outdoor

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity institution.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected
veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Burcu Keskin
Associate Professor
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa AL