Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Technology and Operations Management Simon Fraser University, Beedie School of Business Canada

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Technology and Operations Management


The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia seeks outstanding candidates for one tenure-track position in Operations Management, beginning July 1, 2019 (Rank Assistant Professor).



The successful candidate will have a passion for conducting high-quality, scholarly research; demonstrated teaching excellence; and leadership abilities. The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Operations Management or a closely related area, with a strong background and training in quantitative methodologies.

Research interests consistent with Beedie’s strategic priorities of innovation, social responsibility, and a global perspective will be prioritized. Candidates who seek to engage with local and global communities, and make an impact through their research will be a good fit with the School’s research culture. ABD near completion will be considered.



The candidate will be expected to contribute via impactful research and publications in top tier journals; curriculum development and student engagement; and active participation in university’s collaborative academic community through service. The candidate will be expected to teach quantitative courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels in areas such as

  • Data and Decisions
  • Simulation
  • Decision Analysis
  • Operations Management
  •  Supply Chain Management.


About the Beedie School of Business

The Beedie School of Business is recognized as a top ranked research school, is accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS, and is signatory to Principles for Responsible Management Education. We have programs at the Undergraduate, Masters, Ph.D. and Executive levels, including Canada’s first Executive MBA program.


The school was named following a $22 million gift from alumnus Ryan Beedie and his father Keith in 2011. The donation has allowed the school to build on its strong reputation as a global leader in research, while pursuing its strategic vision of developing innovative and socially responsible business leaders with a global perspective through education. The successful candidate will share Beedie’s commitment to diversity, engagement and generating positive change in its communities.


With three award-winning British Columbia campuses located in Burnaby, Surrey and downtown Vancouver, Simon Fraser University offers a strong research environment in a dynamic Pacific Rim setting that is ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit as the world’s most livable city. Check here for further details about the Beedie School of Business.


Application Requirements

A complete application will include the following:

* Cover letter, clearly outlining candidate’s interest in and fit for this position

* Curriculum vitae

* Statement of research and teaching interests

* List of all courses taught with teaching evaluations for all courses

* Copies of up to three most significant papers, published or in progress

* Three reference letters.


Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted in electronic format to cmptom@sfu.ca. Please ask three references to send confidential letters of recommendation directly to cmptom@sfu.ca. We are unable to process incomplete or general applications at this time.


To help with processing, applications should clearly specify the posting number (2018APTOM) and the position title.


For best consideration, complete applications must be received by the initial deadline of October 1, 2018. Please indicate in your submission whether you are attending the INFORMS conference in Phoenix, AZ. Faculty members from the Technology and Operations Management Area will be attending this conference and would like to use this opportunity to meet prospective candidates. We anticipate the position will start July 1, 2019 or on a mutually agreed upon date.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.


Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see the Collection Notice.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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