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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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  • Dayton, Ohio, The opening is for a visiting professor position at the assistant level in Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). The expected starting date is August 16, 2021. The position entails teaching existing courses and limited research.  Department of MIS, Operations and Supply Chain Management, & Business Analytics The Department offers undergraduate majors in MIS and OSC, an Masters in Business Analytics, and supports the MBA program with a variety of courses. It also offers undergraduate minors in Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cyber-Security Management, MIS, and OSC. The Department is responsible for supporting all business undergraduates and MBA students with courses in MIS, OPS, Business Analytics, and Statistics. The undergraduate OSC major features an applied capstone course in which students work with regional business organizations. Currently, the OSC major averages about 40 students per year, who are typically very well placed in the job market. The Department faculty are well known for their research, teaching, and professional service.  Faculty accomplishments include publishing numerous articles in major academic journals and serving in editorial positions of leading academic journals and as key officers in major professional organizations. Required and Preferred Qualifications Required : ABD progressing toward a Ph.D. in Operations and Supply Chain Management or a closely-related discipline; experience teaching operations and/or supply chain management at the university level; effective written communication skills. Preferred : While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following: Completed D. by the date of the appointment Excellence in teaching in one or more areas of operations and supply chain management as evidenced by student evaluations of teaching or letters of recommendation Experience teaching a range of topics within the operations and supply chain management disciplines A strong and ongoing research program as evidenced by manuscripts prepared Prior professional experience that includes a leadership Experience teaching students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic Facility with alternative teaching techniques Ability to teach effectively both undergraduate and graduate courses Possess teaching capabilities and interests in the areas of operations planning and control, business process analysis, and/or supply chain Possess effective oral communication skills Possess effective interpersonal communication skills Is dedicated to students, educational programs, and collaboration with departmental colleagues Articulate an understanding of and concurrence with the value placed by the University on theory-to-practice, practical wisdom, and service to the community    
  • Mohali, India, Plaksha invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate and full Professor levels from candidates with a Ph.D. from a world-class institution in disciplines including computer science, mathematics, economics, business, operations research or related fields; interest and experience in interdisciplinary topics such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science and their intersection with economics, business, finance, policy and development; and a track record of creating impact via research, innovation in teaching, industry practice or entrepreneurial ventures. Plaksha will be launching with four key focus areas to begin with, viz, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence ; Robotics and Cyber-Physical Systems; Biological Systems Engineering ; and Data Science, Business and Economics. Undergraduate programs in these four major areas will commence in Fall 2021. Plaksha also offers a distinctive postgraduate program, ‘ Tech Leaders Fellowship ’ which is in its second year. We also expect to launch Ph. D. programs by 2022. An institute-wide Data Science initiative will also be rolled out, which will have cross-cutting applications to thematic research centers anchored around grand challenges. Data Science, Business and Economics will be a first-of-a-kind interdisciplinary program with a strong core in data science synergistic with the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence area, blended with an introduction to how humans think, behave and make decisions (including microeconomics & behavioral economics), how our society works (including anthropological and cultural underpinnings), how economic and financial markets operate (including digital platforms & markets), and data privacy and ethical considerations. Towards the later semesters, students may choose to concentrate in a ‘track’ among options such as Digital transformation, Data analytics for policy, or Financial engineering.  Key faculty responsibilities include teaching and mentoring students at the Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral level, implementing project-based and experiential learning experiences, and helping to realize the mission of Plaksha through the establishment of research centers and laboratories of global eminence that have a deep and far reaching impact on economy and society. In line with the vision of the university, we specifically seek founding faculty members with the following characteristics: Faculty who are inspired, creative and passionate about what and how they teach, who truly enjoy teaching and mentoring students, and are highly committed to student learning and success. A willingness to embrace Plaksha’s vision of reimagining education by adopting new pedagogical methods, including in teacher training, education workflows, course formats, and the role of technology in teaching and learning. A strong commitment and track record in one or more of the following: Research framed by grand challenges of India and the world in the 21 st century Research with impact on industry, public policy, practice, sustainable development etc. Making inventions/ commercializing technology/software or other entrepreneurial experience  Experience in leading companies, or other significant industrial/corporate experience Innovative pedagogy and/or scholarship of education and/or interdisciplinary education  An interdisciplinary mindset, in the broadest sense, recognizing the need for partnerships between social sciences, humanities, business and STEM disciplines, and willingness to learn from colleagues with different perspectives.  A passion for institution-building with a desire for continuous improvement, entrepreneurial mindset and a can-do attitude.  A willingness to work in a team, by accepting others’ ideas, partnering, leading or following, as needed to accomplish team objectives. Faculty members at Plaksha will receive several benefits, including but not limited to, competitive joining packages and salaries, seed grants for research, attractive IPR and consultancy policies, mentorship opportunities from members of an eminent global Academic Advisory Board and other members of the Plaksha family, collaboration and partnerships with industry and entrepreneurs, along with the opportunity to contribute to and create research labs and centers.  We are committed to maintaining diversity and welcome applications from all nationalities. Plaksha is committed to supporting dual career couples and has dedicated staff to help with transitioning the faculty’s family to living in Chandigarh, including help with schools, housing, connecting to the larger community etc. Applicants should send their (1) Cover letter (2) CV (3) Teaching statement expressing their views on interdisciplinary education, (4) Research statement, (5) A page on statement of impact describing their academic, entrepreneurial and industrial experience, and (6) a list of three to five references.  There is no deadline for faculty position applications, rather applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting February 2021. The appointment dates are flexible and will start as early as Spring 2021. For more information and access to the application portal, please visit: www.plaksha.org/faculty . You may also contact us via email at faculty@plaksha.org for any questions.
  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Applications are invited from qualified individuals for one-year limited-term Lecturer positions in the Department of Finance & Management Science at the Edwards School of Business in each of the following four areas: 1) Management Information Systems (MIS), 2) Operations Management (OM), 3) Business Mathematics (BMath), 4) Personal Financial Management (PFin). The successful candidate in MIS will be primarily teaching introductory MIS courses, the successful candidate in OM will be primarily teaching introductory OM courses, the successful candidate in BMath will be primarily teaching introductory courses in Business Mathematics, and the successful candidate in PFin will be primarily teaching introductory courses in Personal Financial Management. Note that the teaching load for these positions is nine courses per year (typically 4-4-1). The AACSB accredited Edwards School of Business has an undergraduate business program with approximately 2,200 students. We also have thriving M.Sc. Finance, M.Sc. Marketing, Master of Professional Accounting, and MBA programs. The school is also a contributor to the Ph.D. in Applied Economics program. Please visit our website at http://www.edwards.usask.ca for more information on the Edwards School of Business. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000. Qualifications Consistent with our AACSB accreditation requirements, the Edwards School of Business recruits individuals whose academic training and/or professional activities clearly align with our recruitment standards. Candidates require a graduate degree (Master’s or Ph.D.) in an academic area clearly linked to the field in which they are expected to teach. Candidates must also have an interest and ability to engage in scholarly activities as evidenced by established or developing research initiatives and a strong or emerging research program (for academically qualified candidates) or significant professional experience at a senior level and professional certification through a recognized related organization (for professionally qualified candidates). Candidates must also have demonstrated effective classroom teaching skills and mentorship, as well as effective interpersonal and communication skills. Salary bands for this position for the 2021-2022 academic year are: Lecturer - $81,678 to $121,278. (New candidates typically start at the floor.) This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan, pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program. Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and any supporting documents to: Craig Wilson, Department Head Finance & Management Science University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A7 Email Addresses: (Please specify the particular position in the subject line.) Management Information Systems (MIS): Search@share.usask.ca Operations Management (OM): Search@share.usask.ca Business Mathematics (BMath): Search@share.usask.ca Personal Financial Management ( Search@share.usask.ca Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated. Review of applications will begin February 20, 2021; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021. The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The university must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
  • Houston, Texas, Advisory Manager, SAP Consulting (Multiple Positions) , PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, Houston, TX . Assist clients by maximizing the value of their SAP investment with offerings that address sales, finance, supply chain, engineering, and human capital. Help transform clients finance function and processes by leveraging SAP applications to enhance their core transaction processing and reporting competencies, strengthening their ability to support management decision making and corporate strategy. Demonstrate in-depth technical expertise. Establish and maintain client relationships and professional networks. Coach staff and provide feedback in a timely manner. Define resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections. 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 Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related discipline, 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 Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related discipline, plus 3 years of related work experience. Must have at least one year of experience with each of the following: - Designing, building, testing, and deploying SAP solutions, including RICEFs (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Extensions, Forms) design and development; - Supporting complex business processes in an SAP environment; - Assisting clients in the implementation and support of SAP packaged solutions and improving business processes; and - Evaluating new support processes, models, pricing, and tools and related competitive offerings delivered by other SAP Service providers. Travel required up to 80%. Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code TX2736, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607.
  • New York, New York, Advisory Manager, Analytics Operations (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, New York, NY. Combine consulting and industry expertise with data science capabilities. Use descriptive and predictive analytical techniques to incorporate client, third-party and proprietary data to help answer questions and design solutions to our clients most pressing business issues. Help clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Translate business into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include: product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations and capital asset programs and operations. 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 Public Administration, Engineering, Information Systems Management, or a related field, plus 5 years of post-bachelor’s, progressive related work experience; OR a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Public Administration, Engineering, Information Systems Management, or a related field, plus 3 years of related work experience. Must have at least one year of experience with each of the following: - Operational Research and Statistical Techniques; - Customer, Product and Pricing Analysis; - Business and Operations Analysis within marketing, operations, or risk analysis using quantitative techniques; and - Advanced analytics techniques (regression, simulation, etc.). Travel up to 80% is required. Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code NY2756, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607. 

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