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Open-Rank Tenure-Line Faculty, Operations Management

  • 1.  Open-Rank Tenure-Line Faculty, Operations Management

    Posted 11-14-2017 10:17
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    Open-Rank Tenure-Line Faculty, Operations Management

    The George Mason University School of Business is seeking to fill an Open Rank Tenure-Line Faculty in Operations Management, beginning Fall 2018. Operations Management is part of the Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) Area in the School of Business. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and is renowned for its rich academic and culturally inclusive environment.

    Responsibilities will vary with rank, but for all ranks will include publications in top-tier business journals; teaching courses in undergraduate and graduate programs; and service to the area, school, university, and profession. Salary will be commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Earned Ph.D. (or close to completion) in Operations Management or a closely related field prior to the start date;
    • Record of scholarly and professional accomplishments consistent with an appointment for the appropriate rank, including evidence of potential for publishing significant research in top-tier journals; and
    • Evidence of potential to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Candidates with research interests that align with current Operations Management faculty will be viewed favorably. 
    ISOM Area:
    The ISOM area consists of 12 OM and IS tenure-track faculty members, and nine term faculty members. They have published their research in top-tier business journals, and have won several college- and university-level teaching awards. They also serve in editorial roles across leading academic journals in their fields.

    The School of Business:
    Dedicated to excellence in research and teaching, the School of Business educates future business leaders through world-class, innovative academic programs and strategic business partnerships. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and part-time M.B.A. programs by the U.S. News and World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Faculty members are deeply engaged in the regional, national, and global business communities, and regularly advise government, business, and nonprofit organizations.

    George Mason University:
    George Mason University is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of approximately 35,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It is classified as R1 research institution by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. Mason is part of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to numerous federal agencies, research, and policy institutes. The northern Virginia business community is diverse and includes a large number of Fortune 500 companies. In addition to its 677-acre main campus in Fairfax, Mason has campuses in Arlington and Prince William counties in Virginia, as well as an international campus in Songdo, Korea.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F218Az at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Ioannis Bellos
    Assistant Professor
    George Mason University
    Fairfax VA