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The Decision Analysis Society promotes the development and use of logical methods for improving decision-making in public and private enterprise. Such methods include models for decision-making under conditions of uncertainty or multiple objectives; techniques of risk analysis and risk assessment; experimental and descriptive studies of decision-making behavior; economic analysis of competitive and strategic decisions; techniques for facilitating decision-making by groups; and computer modeling software and expert systems for decision support. Our members include practitioners, educators, and researchers with backgrounds in engineering, business, economics, statistics, psychology, and other social and applied sciences.

The Decision Analysis Society is a subdivision of INFORMS, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. INFORMS is the world's largest organization of operations researchers and management scientists, with over 12,000 members. The Decision Analysis Society is among the largest of INFORMS' subdivisions, with more than 1000 members.

The Decision Analysis Society was founded in 1980 as the ORSA Special Interest Group on Decision Analysis, becoming the INFORMS Section on Decision Analysis upon the merger of ORSA with TIMS. In February 1996, the Section on Decision Analysis became the Decision Analysis Society.

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  • Dalian, China, Tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Recruitment Institute of Supply Chain Analytics (ISCA), Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Dalian, China     Job Description Institute of Supply Chain Analytics (ISCA) is one of the two university-level leading research institutes of Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE), which was founded in 1952 and is one of the leading universities in China in the areas of finance, economics, management, and business analysis. ISCA is dedicated to conducting research on Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Finance, Operations Management, Operations Research, Business Analytics, Big Data Analysis, Information Systems, and related fields. Currently ISCA has twelve faculty members and all of them have overseas study or work experiences. ISCA members have recently published multiple papers in top-tier journals. Besides, ISCA has also invited multiple distinguished scholars who are EIC/SE/AE of top-tier international journals and have collaborated with ISCA members. ISCA offers doctoral and master’s degree programs and post-doctoral positions in Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics.       Recruitment information ISCA invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions of all levels (Assistant / Associate / Full Professor) with interests in Business Analytics, Data Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Information Systems, Supply Chain Finance, Operations Management, and Supply Chain Management. Both theoretical and empirical studies are very welcome.     Academic Qualification: Earned a Ph.D. degree from a major research university before appointment. Applicants for assistant professor positions should have strong research capability of publishing in top-tier journals. Applicants for higher ranks should have well-qualified record of research and teaching effectiveness. Application Details If you are interested in the post, please send your Cover letter, CV, three representative research papers, contact information of three references, evidence of teaching performance (if available) to hr_supplychain@126.com.     Benefits for a successful applicant ISCA will provide very competitive salary (a minimum annual salary of 450K RMB, before tax), relocation fund, accommodation allowance, start-up research fund, fringe benefits, and a very competitive incentive policy. A publication in top-tier journals will significantly boost annual salary. The Remuneration Package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.   Contact Person   Ms. Zhang      Email: hr_supplychain@126.com
  • New Smyrna Beach, Florida, The Manager of Safety & Risk is responsible for implementing and managing an organizational Safety Management System (SMS) that effectively identifies and controls risks and losses at the Utilities Commission. The Manager is responsible for everyday guidance and direction for the planning, implementation and operation of the Utilities Commission Safety Management System (SMS) and for ensuring the company complies with federal, state, and local laws dealing with safety, environmental, accident and health hazards, loss prevention, and employee training. Additionally, the Manager analyzes and classifies risks as to frequency and potential severity and measures financial impact of risk to the UC, and selects appropriate technique to minimize loss. For a complete job description, visit www.ucnsb.org/careers . This position requires the following education and experience: Associate’s degree in business or management required . Bachelor's degree in the previous stated and related fields preferred . A minimum of seven years of experience in safety management required ; experience in risk management, including workers’ compensation a plus. Experience in the utility industry preferred . Other Qualifications Florida Driver's License Class E required . Ability to work flexible hours and to respond to emergencies outside of regular working hours, as required. Work may require some travel within the New Smyrna Beach and surrounding areas. Vital that candidates are analytical with problem-solving skills and good attention to small details. Professional must have the communication skills to relay safety information and improvements to others. Candidate must be skilled and experienced in risk and hazard analysis. Salary range: Min: $75,719; MRP: $96,542; Max: not to exceed 20% of MRP Send resume to jobs@ucnsb.org . Mail resumes to Human Resources, PO Box 100 New Smyrna Beach, FL. 32170, or submit online at www.ucnsb.org/careers . EOE/DFWP Min: $75,719; MRP: $96,542; Max: not to exceed 20% of MRP
  • Durham, North Carolina, The Quality Engineer (Quality Assurance Validation Specialist) is responsible for reviewing & approving documentation with respect to validation/qualifying facilities, equipment, systems, and processes in accordance with regulatory requirements. This support function will follow existing and implement or aid in augmenting company manufacturing standards policies and procedures as necessary. This role is responsible for reviewing, revising, and approving qualification/validation protocols and reports (e.g. facilities, processes, and equipment). Collaborates cross-functionally with operations and engineering to support required on-going compliance activities to achieve continuous improvement activities and fostering of quality mindset. Job Responsibilities: Support Tergus Pharma through the establishment of validation/qualification programs across disciplines Ensure alignment with industry guidance documents (Regulations 210 & 211, ICH, & ISPE) in accordance with the relevant product’s lifecycle. Responsible for guidance and quality review/approval of internal protocols and reports related to these activities will encompassing IND-enabling, pre-clinical, clinical, and commercial projects: Process manufacturing equipment qualification planned and unplanned maintenance and validation Coordinate with Operation, Health & Safety, Engineering to aid in cleaning validation governance  Review analytical instrument qualification and associated laboratory computer systems validation Participate in review and approval of internal/external technology transfer Owns, leads, and/or supports multidisciplinary multi-site, moderate to complex projects. Qualifications: BS or MS degree in Engineering, Biochemistry, or related field required. 5+ years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry with a strong technical understanding of the production process from clinical phases through commercialization. Expertise in support of analytical laboratory instrumentation and equipment qualification Thorough knowledge and experience with technology transfer projects and the change control process. Knowledge of cGMP guidelines, ICH Q7, Q8, Q9, Q10, and other international regulatory requirements relevant for the process, cleaning validation, and equipment validation. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate and negotiate across the organization. Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Project. Ability to travel approximately 10% Experience within a multi-product facility is a plus Experience using risk-based approaches (FMEA, PHA, etc.) and strong analytical ability. Experience supporting internal regulatory and partner inspections. Demonstrates initiative; ability to undertake additional responsibilities and respond to situation as they arise with little or no supervision. Ability to make independent sound decisions and independently manage priorities in alignment with department and site drivers.
  • Lisbon, Portugal, Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics (CATÓLICA-LISBON) invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in Information Systems with a focus on Data Science starting in September 2021. Seasoned Assistant or Associate Professors interested in applying will also be considered in the search at their appropriate level. Applicants must have a PhD degree in a quantitative field such as operations research, computer science, statistics, economics, marketing or management. The ideal candidate will have a strong research record in the field of Digitization and will be using core tools from data science such as information retrieval, search engines, recommender systems, predictive analytics and econometrics to answer questions that are relevant for business decision makers. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated ability of using Machine Learning for research. CATÓLICA-LISBON is dedicated to developing the field of data science in its connection and application to industry to tackle business and economics problems, such that successful candidates coming from programs outside business and economics are expected to develop research agendas that bridge to and can address managerial or economic problems. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 15 th , 2020 , but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We will be interviewing via zoom after the INFORMS annual conference. If you wish to be considered for an interview after the INFORMS conference, please mention that in your application package.   Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics (CATÓLICA-LISBON) CATÓLICA-LISBON is a leading European business school, committed to research production at the highest level, to excellence in developing outstanding graduates for high-level careers, and to offering business leaders a lifelong learning environment. Our programs are internationally recognized: within Europe we are a top 35 business school, our Lisbon MBA and our Master in Management are top 50. The increasingly international character of the school is reflected in our faculty, student body, and international accreditations. Since 2008, CLSBE has had the “triple crown” of international business school accreditations: AACSB, EFMD, and AMBA. Our MSc, MBA, and PhD programs are entirely taught in English, to an increasingly international student body.   Faculty and Research Environment CATÓLICA-LISBON provides a vibrant research environment. The core research faculty consists of more than 40 tenure-track members, with doctorates from top North American (including MIT, NYU, CMU, UCLA, Columbia, Yale, Arizona, UBC, Stanford) and top European (including Bocconi, Ecole Polytechnique, LBS, LSE, Tilburg, RSM Erasmus) programs. Associate and assistant professors include nationals of France, Italy, Colombia, Brazil, Greece, Egypt, Germany, Belgium and China. The CUBE research unit of Católica-Lisbon received the highest rating for research excellence in Portugal of all social science units, including business schools, when evaluated by an international panel. CATÓLICA-LISBON’s faculty in all fields of management have published articles in the top journals of their corresponding areas including Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Management Information Systems Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, among other highly journals.   Living in Lisbon Lisbon has recently been ranked the safest capital city in Europe. It is a thriving cultural hub with a vibrant restaurant scene, diverse artistic activities and sporting events, good public transportation, historic architecture, among the best weather in Europe, a public healthcare system, and easy access to world-class beaches.   Position Requirements Tenure-track faculty are expected to maintain a research program targeted at top-tier journals in their field. Católica-Lisbon provides them with ample support to do so. Salary is competitive, and funding for research-related activities, including travel to international conferences, is provided. In addition, faculty are supported to apply for research funding from the Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT) and from European funding agencies. Tenure-track positions involve teaching the equivalent of 3 courses per year, in English, at the undergraduate, MSc and MBA levels, and potentially in executive education programs. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to publish in top-tier management journals. For Associate positions, candidates are expected to show a strong research track record in top journals, excellence in teaching, and the ability to add to the research reputation and productivity of the group.     Application Procedure In order to receive full consideration, applicants should send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation (for junior profiles), and samples of written work (applications materials should be submitted via e-mail). Priority will be given to applications received by the 15th of November 2020. Review of materials begins immediately upon receipt. Submissions will be accepted until the position is filled. E-mail: internationalrecruit@ucp.pt
  • Carcavelos, Portugal, Position : Assistant, Associate or Full (tenure track) Professor in the field of Operations Management or Information Systems Starting date : September 1, 2021 Institution : Nova School of Business and Economics (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) Location : Lisbon, Portugal Position description : Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), a triple-accredited institution (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA), announces the opening of positions at the Assistant, Association or Full (tenure track) Professor level in Operations Management or Management of Information Systems, effective September 1, 2021. Applicants should have, or be about to complete, a Ph.D. degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Management of Information Systems (or a related discipline) and a solid research record or strong commitment towards research. Candidates need to demonstrate their ability to publish in leading international business peer-reviewed journals. Selected applicants are also expected to contribute to teaching in the areas of Operations Management, such as Supply Chain Management, Service Operations (e.g. Health Care, Retail, etc), Project Management, Business Analytics, Management of Information Systems, Big Data Analytics or other related areas. Compensation and teaching load is competitive with top universities in Europe. School description : Nova SBE offers programs in management, economics, and finance at the undergraduate, master, MBA, and doctorate levels, as well as executive education. The school provides an international research environment and consistently ranks among the top business schools in Europe. To support the development of a research-oriented career, Nova SBE provides a very balanced teaching workload, compensation competitive with other business schools in Europe, and research-supporting incentives. English is the working language of the school and knowledge of Portuguese is not a requirement. The Lisbon area offers an outstanding combination of relatively low cost of living, exceptional lifestyle, and an extensive set of cultural and leisure opportunities. Application details: Applications should include a cover letter, CV, research papers and three recommendation letters. The application deadline is November 30, 2020, and applications will be accepted online. Details to be found here: https://www2.novasbe.unl.pt/Portals/0/Files/Openings/Faculty/Professor%20of%20Management.pdf Additional information can be obtained from: Faculty Recruitment Department ( faculty.recruitment@novasbe.pt ) Prof. Pedro Oliveira ( pedro.oliveira@novasbe.pt )                                              

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