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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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  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time staff strength of around 5,300 including 1,200 academic staff.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.  Committed to academic excellence, PolyU aspires to become a leading university that excels in professional education, world-class research and partnership for the betterment of Hong Kong, the nation, and the world.  For further details about the University, please visit PolyU’s website at www.polyu.edu.hk .   DEPARTMENT OF LOGISTICS AND MARITIME STUDIES / DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTING   Chair Professor of Supply Chain Analytics   (Joint appointment between Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies and Department of Computing)   The Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies (LMS) is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Business.  LMS offers a full range of degree programmes in supply chain and operations management, maritime studies and others.  It takes a multi-disciplinary approach to establishing an area of excellence in logistics, supply chain, and operations management.  It strives to be a key player in Hong Kong’s pursuit of becoming an international logistics hub.  Its research portfolio lies in both academic and applied research.  Professional services to industries are also provided by the academic staff in the form of consultancy in such areas as efficiency and quality improvement studies, market and operational analyses, optimisation, production, purchasing, and supply chain management.  LMS also runs various self-financed programmes tailor-made to meet specific industry needs.  Please visit the website at http://www.lms.polyu.edu.hk for more information about LMS.   The Department of Computing (COMP) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, founded in 1974, pioneers the development of computing education in the territory.  With over 45 years of success, COMP plays a strong role in undertaking world-class research and nurturing talents to support the advancement of society.  Moving forward, COMP is determined to assert its position as the leader in interdisciplinary research and education in computing, generating worldwide benefits to mankind.  COMP envisions it will become the influential icon in smart computing internationally.  COMP has been widely recognised by the global community with its high positions in different world university rankings over the years.  It has been consistently placed among the top 100, even among the top 50 in some of the years, by all renowned global rankings, including QS World University Subject Rankings, Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Best Global Universities Rankings by the U.S. News & World Report.  For more information about COMP, please visit the department’s website at http://www.comp.polyu.edu.hk .   Job Functions   The Chair Professor is expected to provide leadership in academic activities, including research, teaching and service in both departments.  We are seeking to appoint a senior academic with a proven track record and international research reputation in the related areas. The appointee will be required to:   (a) provide leadership in all aspects of academic activities, including research, teaching and service, in both departments; (b) provide leadership in promoting research collaboration, securing external research grants, and enhancing research quality and publication output; (c) engage in scholarly research/high-level consultancy; (d) supervise research students; (e) teach and contribute to curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and (f) contribute to academic administration and management in the University.   Qualifications   Applicants should have:   a doctoral degree in Supply Chain Management and Analytics or an IT-related field; an international reputation in research and scholarship; a strong record in attracting research funding and excellence in research outputs; a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning; and proven qualities of academic leadership.   Remuneration and Conditions of Service   Terms of appointment and remuneration package are negotiable and highly competitive.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm .   Application and Nomination   Applicants are invited to send a detailed curriculum vitae by post, and direct any enquiries, to the Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to search.chairprof-comp.lms@polyu.edu.hk , quoting the position being applied for and the reference number.  It is optional for the applicants to include two to three reference letters in their applications.  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled .  Candidature may be obtained by nominations.  General information about the University is available at http://www.polyu.edu.hk or from the Human Resources Office [Tel: (852) 2766 6562].  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php .   PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.     August 2020
  • Michigan City, Indiana, JOB SUMMARY Positions Weil-McLain, Williamson-Thermoflo, and Marley Engineered Products (The Company) for future technologies and opportunities through involvement in associations and agencies that affect the Company’s long-term interests.  The Regulatory Compliance Engineer is responsible for the maintenance of performance and construction compliance documentation, and provides guidance to Engineering, Management, R&D, and Operations teams regarding Product Safety and Product Compliance requirements. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Represent the Company as the official member or alternate for industry trade associations, standards, codes, and agency committees including but not limited to:   AHRI, ASHRAE, ASME, ASME CSD-1, CSA, DOE, EPA, NFGC, and UL.  Monitor changes to regulatory requirements, building codes, performance, and construction standards potentially affecting The Company’s products and establish/recommend strategy to remain compliant.  Track, analyze, and report to management on industry trends and government rulemaking actions. Collaborates within Product Engineering and external agencies to obtain interpretations on codes and standards when required. Responsible for agency correspondence including applications, audits, and renewals for certification and listing programs. Assures accuracy of data in agency listings, certifications, standards, correspondence, contacts, and events. Support company functions such as R&D, NPI, Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain, Quality, and Manufacturing on insuring product compliance and listing to relevant standards. Participate in product design reviews and project team meetings to insure product compliance in all stages of programs. Serve as Leader on New Product Teams and Sustaining Product Teams to maintain applicant safety agencies listing files and follow-up-service files. Collaborates with NPI and Sustaining Engineering teams by developing compliance program requirements, project schedules, and cost estimates for both internal and external resources. Develops compliance plans by researching, analyzing, selecting, and applying product compliance engineering concepts, approaches, techniques, and criteria; adapting and modifying product compliance engineering options; developing and evaluating new compliance methodologies; qualifying vendors, components, and parts. Train employees on proper procedures to comply with company and relevant external standards. Support Product Liability and Technical Services through current and historical compliance requirements and root cause analysis. Supervision of other team members and outside consulting agencies as required.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS Office environment Wear appropriate safety equipment Moderate/frequent travel   WORK ENVIRONMENT Normal office working environment. Travel approximately 25% KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Excellent reasoning and analytical skills.  Ability to anticipate and define problems, collect data, establish facts, distinguish trends, and draw valid conclusions. A solid track record for performance in operations, business, supply chain & procurement. Demonstrate relentless drive and determination to achieve success. Demonstrated ability to influence senior management, teams and individuals. Experience in collaborating with multiple functions/sites to drive common solutions. Sound business acumen. Strong organization and time management skills. Strong problem solving skills; the ability to ask the right questions, help frame logical conclusions and arrive at effective solutions. Strong verbal and written communication competencies. Knowledge of heating equipment testing and test procedures. Proficient PC skills. Proficient in Microsoft Excel templates and data manipulation using functions and VBA. Experience with database management (Access, SQL, etc..) is a plus. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or a technical discipline. Master's degree in Engineering is a plus. 5+ years in Product Compliance, Product Engineering, or Quality Engineering 2 years relevant experience as a liaison with trade associations/agencies. Professional certification from ASME, IEEE, SME, NSPE is a plus. Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience is a plus. Demonstrated leadership skills with emphasis on team development. Demonstrated project management skills. Excellent analytical skills are required including use of statistical tools. Bonus, 401k matching, medical/dental/vision insurance, tuition reimbursement, and more
  • Notre Dame, Indiana, The Department of IT, Analytics, and Operations (ITAO) at the Mendoza College of Business invites applications for an open rank tenure-track professor (assistant, associate, or full professor) in Operations Management. Candidates must possess an earned doctorate or the strong prospect of earning a doctorate by Fall 2021 in Operations Management or a closely related area.  Our ideal candidate for assistant rank has publication success at premier outlets in Operations Management area and allied areas, and a strong pipeline of interesting and rigorous research. The successful candidate for associate or full rank should demonstrate a record of excellence in research, teaching, and service, along with clear indications of continued research success. Preference will be given to individuals whose research complements the interests of our existing faculty. The ITAO department is home to a diversity of approaches and backgrounds making for a vibrant research environment, which results in frequent compelling and unique collaborative research projects among our faculty. In addition, our ideal candidate has proven success in the classroom with an interest in teaching in areas related to Operations Management. The ITAO Department offers two undergraduate majors (Business Analytics and Business Technology) and three Masters of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) programs (a one-year executive-style in Chicago, a two-year dual-degree MSBA/MBA, and a one-year pre-professional South Bend program). The Mendoza College of Business is home to one of the world’s premier Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programs, for which we offer concentrations in Business Analytics and Supply Chain & Operations Management.  The teaching load is 3 courses (9 credit hours) per year. Salary and research budget are highly competitive, with generous summer support based on research productivity.
  • Shenzhen, China, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen Multiple Positions for Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Information Systems The School of Management and Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is seeking to fill multiple full-time, tenured/tenure-track faculty positions (at any level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in Information Systems that start in Fall 2021. Candidates with research interests in the broad domains of Information Systems and Business Analytics are invited to apply. The teaching responsibilities may involve business analytics, big data analysis, and other traditional IS subjects in undergraduate, master, and Ph.D. level classes. Junior applicants should have (i) a Ph.D. degree in Information Systems or a related discipline from a well-known research university; and (ii) high potential in research and teaching. Candidates for Associate and Full Professor posts are expected to have demonstrated academic leadership in a related discipline. Appointment with tenure can be offered to candidates with outstanding research and teaching records. Salary will be competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-Shenzhen and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable to the PRC. The appointee will be based in Shenzhen, PRC. CUHK-Shenzhen was established in 2014 in the booming city of Shenzhen, part of the Greater Bay Area. CUHK-Shenzhen follows the tradition and academic standard as CUHK, operating under a "one brand, two campuses" principle. CUHK-Shenzhen is well suited for exciting research in Information Systems because of free academic atmosphere, rich research funding, and booming industrial foundation -- an ideal place for new scholars to launch a productive research career and for established scholars to continue a high-flying research agenda. Full curriculum vitae, cover letter, a publication list and/or selected abstracts, teaching-related information such as teaching evaluations, and at least three references should be submitted online through our application system with personal information filled and required materials uploaded via the following link: http://academicrecruit.cuhk.edu.cn/sme. This advertisement will be found at the websites of the INFORMS 2020 and ICIS 2020 conferences, and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for online interviews. Please note that INFORMS/ICIS will be held online in 2020, and candidates not attending INFORMS/ICIS will be considered as well. Screening of candidates will start on October 15, and applications will be considered until the posts are filled. Further information about the posts and the University can be acquired via talent4sme@cuhk.edu.cn.
  • Corvallis, Oregon, The College of Business at Oregon State University in Corvallis OR invites applicants for an anticipated full time (1.0 FTE), nine-month, tenure-track position in Operations /Supply Chain Management at the rank of Assistant Professor with a targeted start date of January 2021 . The College of Business is committed to maintaining and enhancing its diverse, collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equality of opportunity as well as promotion of social justice.  All faculty members are responsible for helping to ensure that these goals are achieved. Primary teaching responsibilities include delivering undergraduate and graduate courses in Operations/Supply Chain Management. COB academic faculty teaching assignments may include course delivery in any format (i.e., in-person, online, hybrid).  Scholarly activities are expected to result in leading peer-reviewed journal publications.   Faculty are expected to establish a program of research/scholarship that leads to timely promotion in rank and the granting of indefinite tenure, with evidence for potential research and scholarly publication.  Moreover, faculty are expected to engage in appropriate service activities both within the college, the university and their profession. The College of Business offers undergraduate, MBA, MS and Ph.D. degrees in Corvallis and enhanced on-line instruction in Portland, Oregon. Minimum/Required Qualifications: • A Ph.D. or  DBA  in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Analytics or related fields from an  AACSB  International,  EQUIS  accredited university or equivalent by the start of the appointment.  ABD  candidates may be considered; however, the terminal degree must be completed within 6 months of start date. • Evidence or potential for empirically-grounded scholarly research and publication in the areas of Operations/Supply Chain Management. • Demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom and/or online setting at the University level. • Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Preferred (Special) Qualifications: • Experience or interest in teaching subjects related to Service Operations Management. • Demonstrated research interests in production/service operations, sustainability, and supply chain management in industry sectors such as high-tech manufacturing, e-commerce, food systems, healthcare, and apparel and sportswear. • Evidence of ability to work with industry partners and advisory boards on developing experiential learning/student/research projects and connecting with the business community.

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