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Sessional Instructor, MGST 613, Managerial Decision Modelling, Fall 2020, Haskayne School of Business

Job ID: 20587

Updated: May 22, 2020

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

Sessional Instructor applications are invited for those interested in teaching MGST 613 L01 in Fall 2020 at the Haskayne School of Business . Classes in the Fall semester run from Tuesday, September 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 9, 2020, with final exams taking place between Saturday, December 12, 2020 and Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Please note that course delivery will be fully online. This course is open to MBA students only.
MGST 613 L01 - Managerial Decision Modelling - W 11:00 AM to 13:45 PM
  • A graduate degree (MBA, MSc, DBA, or PhD) or work experience in a relevant field is required
  • Previous post secondary teaching experience is preferred
The calendar description of the course:
"The transformation of raw data into useful information for decision-making. Quantitative models are implemented with spreadsheets to develop skills in generating managerial insight from data and in dealing with uncertainty. Topics covered include basic probability and statistics, decision trees, regression analysis, optimization, and simulation."
The topics that should be covered include Descriptive Analytics, Regression, Monte Carlo Simulation, Decision Trees, and Linear Optimization. MS Excel Spreadsheets and Palisade The DecisionTools Suite are used as the main tools in this course.
Application Deadline: June 22, 2020. Please note that candidates may be selected for interviews before the application deadline.
To apply, submit a letter of application online to the attention of Osman Alp, Area Chair, Operations and Supply Chain Management. In support of your application, please provide the following in your application package:
  • A current CV containing a discussion of relevant teaching and professional experience
  • Previous teaching evaluations, if applicable
  • Names of three references
  • Any additional information that you may have to strengthen your application and assist in the selection process
Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association's website at for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration. We thank you for your application but only successful applicants will be contacted.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Haskayne School of Business visit Careers in the Haskayne School of Business.

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