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Assistant Professor, Operations Management (Tenure Track)

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Full Time, Business Administration

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track

Operations Management / Business Analytics / Management Science

Department of Business Administration

Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

University of Delaware


The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track position in Operations Management.  This position is in our expanding Operations Management area, whose growth is fueled by increased interest in data-based analytics and decision making.  In 2019, Forbes ranked UD a top place to work, and this position offers collegiality and work-life balance to highly-qualified applicants.


Candidates must possess a PhD in operations management or a related field or be ABD with completion expected in the near future.  In addition, candidates should be well-qualified to design and teach courses in one or more of the three categories of course offerings, i.e. Business Analytics, Operations Management, and Management Science.  Interest in data visualization, probabilistic programming, optimization, supply chain management, statistical computing, and/or collaboration with industry is also valued. 


Successful candidates will demonstrate the drive and vision to develop an innovative, cutting-edge scholarly research program and a commitment to quality teaching. Candidates who have a few years of experience in rank as an Assistant Professor are especially encouraged to apply; such candidates will have a demonstrated record of publication in top academic journals and evidence of highly effective teaching. Teaching load is typically a maximum of four courses per year, with reduced teaching loads given to new faculty to support academic research.


Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware ( combines tradition and innovation. Located on an attractive campus in Newark, Delaware, roughly an hour from Philadelphia and Baltimore, and just over two hours from New York and Washington, D.C., the University is a state-assisted institution with a strong private endowment and selective admission. It is one of the oldest land-grant institutions in the nation and an R1 research university with very high research activity. The Department of Business Administration is within the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics and is composed of four areas: Marketing, Management, International Business, and Operations Management. For more information, see  


Starting date for this position is September 1, 2020. To apply, please upload a cover letter, your curriculum vitae, three letters contact references, and up to two articles (published or manuscripts) to this website.


The position is open until filled, but a review of applications will begin starting September 15, 2019. Applicants who wish to interview at the INFORMS meeting in Seattle should apply by this time and indicate their interest via cover letter for a conference interview.   


Equal Employment Opportunity 


The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members and women. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at


Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude a candidate from employment.  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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