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Announcement of Faculty Positions
Operations and Information Systems
University of Colorado at Boulder
Position Description. The Systems Division of the Leeds School of
Business seeks to recruit one new faculty member at the rank of
assistant professor for Fall 2003. Applicants should have a
doctorate or ABD (all-but-dissertation) status in OR, OM, MIS, IS, CS
or a related discipline and be highly committed to both research and
teaching. Preference will be given to candidates whose technical
research is applied to operations management (e.g., logistics and
supply chain systems), operations research (e.g., optimization)
and/or information systems (e.g., databases and distributed
information systems, networks, data mining and internet
technologies). Teaching responsibilities will cover a mix of courses
at the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral levels. In particular, we
seek individuals who can be effective in teaching topics such as
systems thinking, database design and supply chain systems.
Candidates should exhibit exceptional research promise that targets
top tier scholarly journals.
Applications. An applicant should provide a cover letter and a
concise curriculum vita that includes: (1) educational background and
achievements; (2) research and publication record; (3) areas of
research and teaching foci including future goals in these pursuits;
(4) indicators of teaching effectiveness; (5) professional work
experience; and (6) a list of three references with addresses and
phone numbers. The candidate may also submit any samples of academic
papers, journal article reprints or teaching materials.
Representatives will be available to interview candidates on November
17-20 at the 2002 INFORMS meeting in San Jose
(http://www.informs.org/Conf/SanJose2002/) and December 15-18 at the
2002 International Conference on Information Systems in Barcelona
(http://dsi.esade.es/icis2002/). Interview appointments must be made
prior to the meeting. Please mail or e-mail applications to the
chair of the Systems Division:
Professor and Chair, Systems Division
Leeds School of Business
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0419
Systems Division. The Leeds School of Business Systems Division is
currently comprised of ten tenure/tenure-track faculty members and
four senior instructors. Systems faculty target leading scholarly
journals such as Information Systems Research, Management Science,
and Operations Research. Faculty members in the division have also
received recognition as leaders in their disciplines through
receiving "best article" and "best paper" awards and taking
leadership roles in their professional associations. One of our
senior members, Professor Fred Glover, is recipient of the1998 John
Von Neumann Theory Prize for his work on metaheuristic optimization.
To learn more about our programs and our faculty, please visit the
colleges web site at http://leeds.colorado.edu/.
The Leeds School of Business, the University and the City of Boulder.
The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado is AACSB
accredited. The School has recently received a $35 million gift, the
countrys sixth largest commitment to a business school and the
largest private, non-corporate commitment ever received by the
University of Colorado at Boulder. Leeds employs 65 tenure-track
faculty and offers undergraduate and graduate (MBA, M.S., and Ph.D.)
programs. Current enrollment includes some 2,700 undergraduate
majors, 250 masters students and 40 doctoral students. Other School
resources include a 68,000-volume library with associated electronic
media center, career development office, integrated research/testing
laboratory and the Business Research Division, which supports faculty
and student research activities as well as providing information
services to Colorado businesses and government. The University of
Colorado is a member of the Association of American Universities. A
major state university with about 28,000 students, the Boulder campus
is located in a progressive community of 90,000 nestled at the foot
of the Rocky Mountains. Boulder, a town filled with culture, history
and unique qualities, consistently rates as one of the thirty overall
best places to live in the United States.
The University of Colorado at Boulder is committed to diversity and
equality in education and employment.
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