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Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 1, 2023

ACADEMIC (9 months)
The employee in this position can expect to receive generous benefits such as competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.

Job Summary:

The Department of Operations and Information Management (OIM) in the Wisconsin School of Business invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the area of operations and supply chain management, to start in August 2024. The OIM department comprises a vibrant, research-active faculty with broad research and teaching interests. We seek outstanding candidates who would complement these interests with high-quality research and teaching in student-centered and collaborative learning environments. We offer a PhD program, multiple MBA specializations, an MS degree in Supply Chain Management, and three undergraduate majors (in Operations and Technology Management, in Supply Chain Management, and in Information Systems). We also have a strong presence in the MS in Business Analytics program as well as in both the Executive and Professional MBA programs. The OIM department is closely affiliated with the Erdman Center for Operations and Technology Management and the Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management, both of which are founded on the principles of cross-functional perspectives and industry engagement.


- Create and maintain a strong program of research.
- Provide classroom and individual instruction for undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students.
- Contribute to the intellectual and academic life of the department. University and community service will be expected as appropriate.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


PhD in Operations Management or related field required by start date


Candidates will have a research program under way that is likely to result in publications in top tier journals as well as demonstrable skills that suggest future excellence in teaching.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 19, 2024

Additional Information:

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.

How to Apply:

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than October 4, 2023. However, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled. Please complete the online application. You will be asked to include:

1. A statement of interest
2. A full curriculum vitae
3. A single document containing a research statement as well as a teaching statement.
4. Names and contact information of three references. References will be contacted via email and asked to upload their letters of recommendation.

All materials must be submitted electronically in pdf format.

- Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality
- Electronic submissions are required

Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here:


Dan Bonazza
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Assistant Professor(FA040)



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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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