Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Operations Management
Home Faculty: Schulich School of Business
Home Department/Area/Division: Operations Management and Information Systems
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

The Operations Management and Information Systems (OMIS) Area of the Schulich School of Business, York University invites applications for a tenure-track professorial stream appointment in Operations Management, at the Assistant level, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A Ph.D. or a Ph.D. defense scheduled for before July 1, 2020 in Operations Management or a related field is required.

Preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach effectively in the BBA, MBA and PhD Programs and communicate with managerial audiences. They should also have the potential to teach in the Master of Supply Chain Program or the Master of Business Analytics Program and must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas, such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning, is preferred. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is demonstrated through positive teacher evaluations. Experience in curriculum development is an asset.

We are specifically looking for candidates who conduct research in supply chain and service operations management using advanced methods in data analytics. Outstanding research and scholarship is demonstrated by publications or late-round revisions in top-tier journals such as those in the Financial Times 50 journals list. Preference will be given to candidates who have proven in their published research that they can work with organizations and their data to achieve significant operational improvements or public policy insights that balance the economic, social and environmental interests of organizational stakeholders confronting a future of rapid technological and economic change. In their cover letter, applicants should summarize their primary research and teaching focus by describing their central research questions and how their research fits with the current OMIS Area faculty research and teaching programs. If there are one or two publications that are representative of this primary focus please cite them. Applicants who have not defended their dissertation shall provide the expected date of completion and confirmation by their supervisor.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Professor David Johnston, Chair of the OM Search Committee at

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416.736.5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action Program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at .

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is October 17, 2019.

A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three (3) letters of reference and teaching evaluations should be sent by email to: Professor David Johnston, Chair of the OM Search Committee, OMIS Area, Schulich School of Business, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Please place in the subject line of the email the specific phrase: “OM Position July 2020”.


Posting End Date: October 17, 2019