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The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM) promotes the enhancement and dissemination of knowledge, and the efficiency of industrial practice, related to the operations function in manufacturing and service enterprises. The methods which MSOM members apply in order to help the operations function add value to products and services are derived from a wide range of scientific fields, including operations research and management science, mathematics, economics, statistics, information systems and artificial intelligence. The members of MSOM include researchers, educators, consultants, practitioners and students, with backgrounds in these and other applied sciences.

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  • Ankara, Turkey,                         Bilkent University                                                               Faculty of Business Administration   Multiple Faculty Positions (All Ranks) in Operations Management and Business Analytics   Job Description The Faculty of Business Administration at Bilkent University invites applications at all levels for multiple permanent and visiting positions in Operations Management and Business Analytics. Successful candidates will be expected to conduct impactful research, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise graduate students, and take active part in the on-going academic development activities. Preference will be given to individuals with strong backgrounds in operations research or operations management and research interests in the interface of operations management with decision science, finance, marketing, accounting and data analytics. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Faculty members are provided with research and teaching support, provision for international travel, comprehensive health coverage, pension and other benefits, and rent-free furnished housing on campus where the suburban location offers a pleasant living environment. There is also an excellent international school (with grades pre-K to 12) for faculty members with families. For more information on Bilkent’s programs and facilities, visit www.bilkent.edu.tr . Assistant Professorship applicants should have their Ph.D. degree or be close to completing their degrees (ABD) and show a strong commitment to research (a promising research pipeline). Starting Assistant Professors receive a reduced teaching load and extra research budget in the first two years of their contracts. Associate and Full Professorship applicants are expected to have a demonstrably strong record in research and teaching competencies. There are also multiple Visiting Position opportunities for up to two years. The visiting positions can be teaching- or research- oriented. The starting date for the positions is preferably September 2021.   The Faculty of Business Administration The Faculty of Business Administration is an AACSB-accredited business school offering BS, MBA, EMBA, MS and PhD degrees. The language of instruction is English. The Faculty of Business Administration covers a variety of interests and backgrounds, and embraces different research approaches with a keen focus on quality in research. Areas of research at the faculty include Operations Management, Management and Strategy, Marketing, Finance and Accounting. The Faculty of Business Administration has been ranked among the 251-300 world’s elite institutions listed by QS World University Rankings by subject. Bilkent University Bilkent University is a private, nonprofit and research-intensive university located in Ankara, Turkey. Bilkent University offers excellent research and teaching facilities. Bilkent University has been ranked highly in recent listings: 28 th in Times Higher Education’s 100 Under 50 list of the world’s best young universities and 54 th in the inaugural Times Higher Education Asia University listings. Additionally, it has been named Turkey’s highest-ranked university in the latest QS Graduate Employability Rankings, and listed among the world’s elite institutions in 9 out of 46 subjects covered by QS World University Rankings by subject. For more information on Bilkent’s programs and facilities, visit www.bilkent.edu.tr . Ankara is the vibrant capital and the second largest city of Turkey. Ankara is a modern city and a center for theatre, opera, ballet, jazz and modern dance as well as the home of the Turkish Parliament, ministries, foreign embassies and thirteen universities. There is a large international community in Ankara and at Bilkent. Please join https://www.internations.org/ankara-expats for more information.   Applications   Applicants should provide a CV, teaching statement, research statement, three samples from their research and three letters of recommendation.  Required materials should be submitted through the online application system: https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/IF2016 . Further questions regarding the positions can be directed to Dean Ülkü Gürler at ulku@bilkent.edu.tr .  
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, Postdoctoral position to fill on a project funded by the Center for the Assessment of the Public Health Impact of Tobacco Regulations (CAsToR) (modeling/simulations) Applications are invited for two two-year postdoctoral research positions to join the NIH-funded Center for the Assessment of the Public Health Impact of Tobacco Regulations (CAsToR), with a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional team of collaborators; David Levy (Georgetown University), Rafael Meza and David Mendez (University of Michigan), Ted Holford (Yale University). The postdoc will develop and examine simulation models of tobacco use that explicitly consider multiple tobacco-products and multiple disease outcomes. The interdisciplinary team includes epidemiologists, economists, tobacco scientists, applied mathematicians and statisticians. The project will conduct analyses of the public health impact of tobacco regulations across a range of tobacco-related conditions and policy outcomes. Desired areas of expertise include:  dynamic and complex systems, parameter estimation, computer programming (familiarity with, R, Python, C++, Matlab), statistical analysis, econometrics and epidemiology modeling. Experience developing mathematical/simulation models to address problems in public health, epidemiology or health outcomes is a plus. As a multi-institutional center, CAsToR offers a vibrant mathematical modeling and complex systems community. The position will be based at either Georgetown University or the University of Michigan. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology, Health Economics, Econometric, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research or related field. The position is available immediately but starting date is negotiable. To apply please submit CV, names of references, and inquiries to Dr Rafael Meza at rmeza@umich.edu or through the UM careers website: http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/162940/research_fellow Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology, Health Economics, Econometric, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research or related field
  • Birmingham, Alabama, The Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham ( UAB ) seeks applicants for the position of Chair of the Management, Information Systems, and Quantitative Methods ( MISQ ) Department. The selected individual will appreciate and embrace each of the disciplines housed in the department, and will provide leadership and a vision for further academic, research, and service collaborations within the Collat School and across  UAB . The individual will report directly to the Dean. The Opportunity Key responsibilities include developing and implementing department-level strategy coordinated with the school and the university. Specific activities include shaping the future of the department in partnership with faculty and staff, developing and articulating a vision and metrics for indexing successes and impact, and building and expanding existing programs. The chair advocates and models principles of shared governance and fosters a hospitable climate that encourages engagement, participation, collegiality, inspiration, and innovation. The chair promotes high-quality teaching and learning, supports the enhancement of innovative pedagogies, and fosters a high-quality academic environment for faculty research and service leadership.  The chair is responsible for departmental operations, including student advising and counseling, scheduling courses, and formulating and communicating recommendations for the hiring, retention, evaluation, and promotion of diverse faculty members and staff. The chair prepares budgets, establishes expense priorities, and administers department budgets fairly and equitably. The chair represents the department and builds support and visibility for the department both internally and externally with UAB, alumni, industry and business partners, professional organizations and associations, and government. The chair also identifies and facilitates revenue generating opportunities for the department and school, and participates in various alumni and development events related to fundraising.   About the Collat School of Business The Collat School of Business is located in the heart of the City of Birmingham. The school moved into an award-winning and state-of-the-art building in fall 2018. The world-class facility is designed for innovative learning activities, for faculty and student collaboration, and features many high-technology support solutions. The school has approximately 2600 undergraduate students, 900 graduate students, 70 faculty members, and 30 staff members. UAB’s urban identity and location allow the integration of practical experiences from the ecosystem with classroom learning in powerful ways. The school is accredited at the highest levels of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) for all of its business programs, along with an additional accreditation for accounting. The school is performing strongly and it plays a significant role in advancing UAB’s strategic vision for social and economic impact in the Birmingham region.  Information and How to Apply UAB offers a very competitive salary and benefits package for this position, along with attractive benefits from the University of Alabama System.  UAB has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help with the search for qualified candidates. Submit a comprehensive CV, expression of interest, or nominations and references to Beth Schaefer and Josyanne Roche here:  http://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/7219 . Specific questions about the position may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Patrick J. Murphy, UAB Goodrich Endowed Chair and Professor, at 206-486-5163 or  pjmurphy@uab.edu , as well as Beth Schaefer at Koya:  bschaefer@koyapartners.com . A pre-employment background check investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.   Required Qualifications  Earned doctoral degree from AACSB-accredited institution in Management, Information Systems, Management Science, Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, or similar area. Academic record and credentials qualifying the candidate for the rank of Full Professor on the UAB faculty. Senior Associate Professors with comparable records and credentials may also apply. Distinguished academic career with nationally and internationally-recognized contributions. Considerable experiences with teaching, research, and administration in university settings. An orientation for supporting colleagues in ways that relate effectively to their individual specific interests and championing the success of diverse colleagues. Experience with conceiving, developing, and growing traditional and online academic programs, certificate, and/or professional education programs. Demonstrated knowledge of the higher education industry in general, and of business academia at national and global levels in particular. Strong commitment to high standards, innovation, and rigor in teaching and research. Professional managerial experience with leading, coaching and mentoring teams, faculty, instructors, and staff. Strong commitment and acumen for building inclusive communities and driving diversification of a department, school, and university community, especially with regard to women and under-represented students, staff, and faculty. Demonstrable commitment to sustaining and developing high-quality student experiences and promoting remarkable student successes. Strong communication and interpersonal skills that engender confidence, build trust, and display respect. Ability to find and create solutions to conflicts and build consensus around new or disruptive ideas and initiatives. Strong time management, organizational, and fiscal skills.
  • HKG, Hong Kong, China, The University of Hong Kong Tenure-track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (3 posts) in Artificial Intelligence in the Research Division for Mathematical and Statistical Science (Ref.: 502068) Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor (3 posts) in Artificial Intelligence in the Research Division for Mathematical and Statistical Science (Ref.: 502068), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Direct tenure may be offered to outstanding Associate Professor candidates. The Faculty of Science provides a supportive and friendly environment and is embarking on a programme of recruitment to invest in areas of acknowledged strength and internationally competitive activity. Information about the Faculty can be obtained at https://www.scifac.hku.hk/. The Research Division for Mathematical and Statistical Science is one of the six Research Divisions in the Faculty of Science. It covers pure and applied mathematics, statistics and actuarial science. It has strengths in geometry, number theory, optimisation theory, scientific computing, stochastic analysis and biostatistics with key expertise in data science, actuarial science, time series, survival analysis, complex geometry, analytic number theory, optimisation and scientific computing. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics/Statistics/Data Science/Computational Science, or a related discipline. For post 1, they should be able to demonstrate excellence in research in Computational and Mathematical Methods in Artificial Intelligence. For post 2 and 3, they should be able to demonstrate excellence in research in Statistical Methods and Machine Learning in Artificial Intelligence. Teaching duties will be assigned by the relevant Head of Department with a reduced teaching load in the first two years of appointment. Enquiries about the post should be sent to the Research Division Director at mng@maths.hku.hk. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable. A start-up package that is commensurate with the needs and experience of the appointee will be provided. The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload a cover letter, together with an up-to-date C.V., which should include hyperlinks to any relevant google scholar profiles and ORCID, a detailed publication list since 2014 with journal impact factor and citations indicated for each publication, and a research statement outlining current and future research plans and interests. Applicants will also be required to arrange three reference letters under confidential cover. It is important to note that at least one of the referees should be able to comment, amongst other things, on the applicant’s research ability and his/her contribution to teaching or research in his/her department, while the remaining two should have knowledge of his/her recent academic or employment experience. Referees should submit their reference letters to https://web.science.hku.hk/job/502068_ref.html (the referee should input the applicant e-mail address which is the same one as in the online application) by December 15, 2020 . Closes December 15, 2020. Interviews for the positions are tentatively scheduled to be held during the period January 18-29, 2021. The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. To promote gender diversity and professional advancement of women as well as men, the Faculty of Science expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.
  • Chicago, Illinois, Advisory Manager, Operations (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, Chicago, IL. Provide expertise in operations strategy and transformation, product innovation and development, supply and demand planning, supply chain management, procurement and sourcing, service operations, manufacturing and logistics. Perform reliability-centered maintenance, integration of operations with supply chains, corporate performance management, time and motion studies, and benchmarking/best-in-class practices and performances. Conduct market research, quantitative and qualitative benchmarking. Perform primary and secondary analyses of large and complex data. Use systems applications that support Operations-related processes. 40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Must have a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field, plus 5 years of post-bachelor’s progressive related work experience. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field, plus 3 years of related work experience. Must have at least 1 year of experience with each of the following: Developing business strategies and transforming the value chain functions from product development through supply chain, manufacturing and product support; Conducting quantitative and qualitative benchmarking and primary and secondary analyses of large and complex data; Using system applications that support one or more of the following: product lifecycle management, network optimization, planning/forecasting, merchandising, inventory management, sourcing/e-sourcing, maintenance, enterprise asset management, materials management, warehouse management, OR transportation management; and, Identifying and addressing client needs. Travel up to 80% of the time is required. Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code IL2379, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607.

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