Associate Professor, Teaching Stream about Operations Management and Information Systems

York University


February 1, 2022


Position Information

Position Rank: Full Time Teaching Stream - Associate Professor, Teaching Stream Discipline/Field: Operations Management and Information Systems Home Faculty: Schulich School of Business Home Department/Area/Division: Operations Management and Information Systems Affiliation/Union: YUFA Position Start Date: July 1, 2022

Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto Canada

Consistently ranked in the top tier of the world’s best business schools and #1 in Canada, the Schulich School of Business is known for its global reach, innovative programming and the diversity of its student body, faculty and staff. Schulich enrolls some 3,000 students in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate business degree programs leading to careers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Located in Toronto, Canada, the School’s multimillion-dollar, award-winning complex is on York University’s main campus. Schulich’s downtown Miles S. Nadal Management Centre is situated in the heart of the city’s financial district.


The Operations Management & Information Systems (OMIS) Area, Schulich School of Business, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a teaching stream tenure-track position in OMIS at the rank of Associate Professor to commence July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The OMIS Area offers various courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels. The Area also oversees three master’s programs: (1) Master of Business Analytics (MBAN), (2) Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence (MMAI), and (3) Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM). The successful candidate is expected to teach no more than seven 3-credit courses primarily in the MBAN, the MMAI, and/or the MSCM Programs and likely in the Schulich MBA Program. The successful candidate is also expected to provide creative educational leadership in enhancing teaching and learning (i) through curricular and pedagogical innovation in the classroom and/or (ii) at the level of programs to support aspects of curriculum delivery and development, etc.

A Ph.D. degree (or equivalent doctorate degree such as DBA) in Business Analytics, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, Operations Management, Operations Research or related areas from an accredited academic institution by July 1, 2022 is required. Preference is given to those whose Ph.D. is from a business school with AACSB, EQUIS, or Association of MBAs accreditation. Preference is also given to those with a record of publishing in the Financial Times 50 or the UT Dallas listing of journals.

The successful candidate should have a record of:

• Evidence of teaching excellence in courses relevant to MBAN, MMAI, and/or MSCM, as demonstrated through (a) the teaching statement, (b) formal student evaluations of teaching, and (c) documentations of student success and/or teaching awards. Anonymous student comments are welcome, as long as these are captured through formal teaching evaluation processes. • Evidence of the capacity to bring theoretical and practical orientation to (a) teaching relevant courses, (b) student learning, and (c) curriculum design, and to demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to teaching innovations. • Evidence of development and implementation of innovative teaching approaches and learning experiences, as demonstrated in (a) peer-reviewed writeups in disciplinary or pedagogical journals and (b) teaching cases through recognized outlets, textbooks, and/or funded curriculum development and/or teaching improvement grants. Preference is given to applicants with experience in the design and delivery of technology-enhanced education, beyond video lectures, and with proficiency in developing project-based community learning experiences with industry partners. • Evidence of curriculum program leadership or the potential to provide leadership for the OMIS Area specializations in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and/or the MBA, MBAN, MMAI, or MSCM programs. Preference is given to those with: (a) evidence or potential to lead the MBAN, MMAI, or MSCM programs overseen by the OMIS Area; (b) experience in applying universal design approaches to teaching assessment; and (c) experience in incorporating an EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) perspective into curriculum design and delivery. • Evidence of successful engagements with the business community or the potential to engage successfully with the academic and/or business community, as demonstrated through organized services to disciplinary associations (e.g., leading the pedagogical sessions for academic conferences) and publications in practitioner journals (e.g., Sloan Management Review). Preference is given to those who have successfully disseminated managerially relevant disciplinary knowledge in business magazines and/or verifiable online blogs. • Evidence of service contributions in administrative and/or committee work in academic settings. • Strong letters of references attesting to the above.

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

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 Murat Kristal, Chair of the OMIS 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), Indigenous people and persons with disabilities, can be found at https:// 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: https:// identification-form/.

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 https://

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 1st February 2022.

To apply, applicants should submit the following documents:

• CV • A teaching statement that (a) describes the candidate’s teaching philosophy and achievements, (b) explains the fit of teaching interests with the OMIS Area courses and programs, and (c) provides evidence of student success • Student evaluations of teaching for all courses taught, or courses taught in the last five years, along with a statistical summary of student evaluations • Student comments regarding teaching (if any) • Sample syllabi for at least two different courses developed or co-developed by the candidate • Samples of publications in peer-reviewed disciplinary or pedagogical journals • Samples of practitioner journals or documentations of successful engagements with academic and/or business communities • Samples of teaching cases through recognized outlets, textbooks, and/or funded curriculum development and/or teaching improvement grants • Samples of business magazine publications and/or online blogs (if any) • Three (3) letters of recommendation to be sent directly from referees

All application materials, other than recommendation letters, must be attached to or accessible from one (1) email to The email should be addressed to the attention of Professor Murat Kristal, Chair of the OMIS Search Committee, Schulich School of Business, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3. The email should include “OMIS Area Position July 2022” in the subject line.

Recommendation letters should be emailed directly from authors to omis- with “Name of Applicant Recommendation” in the email subject line. Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.

Posting End Date: February 1, 2022

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