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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 227900-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Computer Science, Dean, Director, Executive, Instructional, Management/Supervisory, Other

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin School of Business seeks a full-time, nine-month, faculty appointment starting fall 2021, or later, who would serve at least one term as OIM department chair upon arrival. Applicants should have demonstrated or suggested capabilities for leadership consistent with a department chair role. Candidates at the rank of Professor or advanced Associate Professor are invited.

The position involves teaching graduate and undergraduate students in Analytics, Information Systems, Operations & Technology Management, or Supply Chain Management, conducting scholarly research, and performing department chair duties.

The OIM department offers a PhD program, full-time MBA specializations in Operations and Technology Management and Supply Chain Management, undergraduate majors in Information Systems, Operations and Technology Management, and Supply Chain Management, and an MS in Supply Chain Management. OIM has a presence in the MS in Business Analytics, as well as the Professional and Executive MBA programs. The department houses 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.

Principal Duties:

Principal Department Chair duties:
In general, acts as the executive of the department. Among more specific duties, serves as the official channel of communications for all matters affecting the department as a whole, between the department, the dean, and other departments or university officials. Calls meetings of the departmental faculty and staff, and of the executive committee, and presides over the meetings. Determines that all necessary records of teaching, research and public service of the department are developed, properly kept, and submitted to the proper authorities. Reports to the dean regarding the activities and needs of the department.

Principal Faculty duties:
- Create and maintain a strong program of research
- Teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the Wisconsin School of Business.
- Department,School, and University service is 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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Operations Management, Information Systems, or related field, is required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Qualified applicants will have demonstrated high quality research with publications in top tier journals and will have demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching. Candidates will possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

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. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 01, 2021


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received no later than 11:55 p.m. CDT November 6, 2020. The position will remain open until filled. To complete the online application you will be asked to include: (a) full curriculum vitae and (b) one PDF file to include a brief statement of current and future research interests, statement of current and future teaching interest and evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., teaching evaluations, letters), a statement on personal or professional experience with diversity and inclusion, and statement describing evidence of leadership capabilities consistent with department chair role. Applicants will also be asked to provide the names of three references who are well-respected authorities in the field. The hiring unit will notify all finalists prior to any communication with these references.

- 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

To ensure consideration, application must be received by: November 6, 2020


Lelah Frey

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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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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