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Faculty Position, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Haskayne School of Business

Job ID: 21216

Updated: September 4, 2020

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary invites applications for a continuing appointment in Operations and Supply Chain Management at the level of Assistant Professor (Tenure-track), Associate Professor (with Tenure), or Professor (with Tenure). Applications are encouraged in a related field of Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Healthcare Operations, and Energy Operations. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2021 or at a mutually agreeable date.

Candidates must have:

  • A completed (or close to be completed) doctorate degree in operations management, supply chain management, operations research, management science, industrial engineering, or another closely related field
  • A strong record of research commensurate with the professorial rank desired
  • A demonstrated capability in graduate- or undergraduate-level teaching and willingness to undertake graduate student supervision
  • A demonstrated willingness to provide service to the university and to interact with the business community in operations and supply chain management and business analytics.

The Haskayne School of Business is growing in graduate programs in Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management. The successful candidate is expected to teach in these new initiatives. Research support is offered to all new faculty hires. The Haskayne School of Business strives to create a diverse and equitable work environment in gender and ethnicity.

Applicants at the Assistant Professor rank must have completed their doctorate degree or must be close to completion by the position start date and provide a research plan for the upcoming five years.

Applicants at the Associate Professor rank must have a minimum of four years of experience in an academic position focused in an area related to operations and/or supply chain management, provide evidence that the individual is an excellent scholar with a rich research portfolio that includes publications in top peer-reviewed academic journals, and provide evidence of strong teaching effectiveness in a post-secondary institution.

Applicants at the Full Professor rank must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in an academic position focused in an area related to operations and/or supply chain management, provide evidence that the individual is an excellent scholar with a rich research portfolio that includes publications in top peer-reviewed academic journals, provide evidence of high quality personnel training and effective teaching, and provide evidence that the individual can create collaborations with businesses and industry to raise funds to support research centers and student experiences.

Accredited by AACSB International, the Haskayne School of Business is a progressive and innovative business school. Our mission is to create and communicate knowledge of critical significance, while contributing to the development of our students as leaders of moral character with professional ability equal to the best in their field. With 3,500 full and part-time students currently enrolled in bachelor's, master's, PhD and executive education programs, the business school boasts more than 18,000 alumni in 60 countries around the globe.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the ‘Apply Now’ link. Please be aware the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents, such as working papers):

  • Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three references
  • statement of research interests
  • statement of teaching philosophy and teaching dossier
  • two (preferably working) papers

Questions may be addressed to: 

Osman Alp, Selection Committee Chair
(email: [email protected]

Confidential reference letters will be requested by the chair of the committee for selected candidates.

Application Deadline: October 28, 2020. Candidates can indicate if and when they will be presenting at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in their cover letter. 

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.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 


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