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Position in Operations Management at University of Mannheim (Germany)

  • 1.  Position in Operations Management at University of Mannheim (Germany)

    Posted 7 days ago

    The University of Mannheim Business School is offering a non-tenure track position as


    Assistant Professor in Operations Management


    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: We are looking for an excellent young scholar in the field of operations management with a demonstrated ability to conduct top-level research publishable in premier academic journals. We expect strong quantitative methodological skills. Applicants should also have a strong motivation to co-operate in joint research projects and be able to contribute to the international network of the operations management group.

    The position does not require knowledge of the German language.


    Applicants have to meet the requirements of § 51 LHG of the state of Baden-Württemberg. They are expected to hold a PhD at the time of their appointment and demonstrate effetive teaching skills. The Assistant Professor will be responsible for teaching the "Decision Analysis: Business Analytics II" core course in the Mannheim Master in Management MSc program.


    ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The University of Mannheim Business School is widely recognized as a world-class school for business education and research. Outstanding performance in research and education is acknowledged continuously by international ranking providers (see and accreditation agencies (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS).


    The offered position is based in the school's operations management group Area Operations Management | Universität Mannheim

      which currently includes four chaired professorships, covering all major domains of operations. Within this group, we offer an active and collaborative research environment, a broad variety of research opportunities, and support in advancing career perspectives. Research budget and salary are competitive at the European level.


    The University of Mannheim highly values intensive student mentoring. Accordingly, professors are strongly advised to live in the greater Mannheim region.


    The University of Mannheim values diversity and is an equal opportunities employer. Women and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The closing date for applications is June 15, 2022. Please e-mail your application and supporting documentation to

    University of Mannheim,

    Dean of the Business School,

    Joachim Lutz,

    68131 Mannheim, Germany;


    For more information, contact Professor Moritz Fleischmann ( or any other member of our operations management group.

    Professor Dr. Raik Stolletz
    University of Mannheim | Business School | Chair of Production Management
    Schloss SO 230 | 68131 Mannheim | Germany | Phone +49 621 181-1578 | Fax +49 621 181-1579
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