job opening at University of Colorado, Boulder

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job opening at University of Colorado, Boulder

Postby Rogelio Oliva » Mon Sep 09, 2002 4:27 pm

Manuel Laguna asked me to publicize this job opening at UC, Boulder. For more information you can contact him directly. ------- 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 ( and December 15-18 at the 2002 International Conference on Information Systems in Barcelona ( Interview appointments must be made prior to the meeting. Please mail or e-mail applications to the chair of the Systems Division: Manuel Laguna Professor and Chair, Systems Division Leeds School of Business University of Colorado Boulder, CO 80309-0419 E-Mail: 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 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. -- Rogelio Oliva Assistant Professor Harvard Business School, Morgan Hall T87, Boston, MA 02163 USA

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