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Operations Management Faculty at University of Richmond

  • 1.  Operations Management Faculty at University of Richmond

    Posted 09-10-2019 11:39
    Operations Management: Assistant/Associate Professor
    University of Richmond


    The University of Richmond Management Department at the Robins School of Business invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor for the 2020-21 academic year.


    The candidate selected will teach undergraduate and MBA introductory courses in Operations Management, and may also teach an elective course. Tenure-track faculty members typically teach five courses per year with an average class size of about 25 students.  Evidence of teaching excellence is very important. In addition to excellence in the classroom, the faculty member is expected to be committed to excellence in academic research and have a strong record of scholarly achievement evidenced by articles published, forthcoming, or in advanced stages of review at high-quality academic journals.


    A Ph.D. in Operations Management or a closely-related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with business experience. Applicants may be ABD, but must have completed the Ph.D. by the start date.


    The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With nearly 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 90% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students "to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society."


    The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the Robins School and its programs, please see


    Applicants should apply online at and submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching and research statements or other documents. Applicants should indicate whether they will be available to interview during the INFORMS meeting in Seattle or the DSI meeting in New Orleans. In addition, please include copies of academic transcripts and the names of three references who will receive an email asking them to submit their reference letters to the University's Human Resources department at Review of applications will commence October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.


    Amit Eynan
    University of Richmond
    Richmond, VA