Position Rank: Full Time Teaching Stream - Associate Professor, Teaching
Discipline/Field: Operations Management and Information Systems
Home Faculty: Schulich School of Business
Home Department/Area/Division: Operations Management and Information
Position Start Date: July 1, 2022
Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto Canada
Consistently ranked in the top tier of the worlds 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 Schools
multimillion-dollar, award-winning complex is on York Universitys main
campus. Schulichs downtown Miles S. Nadal Management Centre is situated in
the heart of the citys financial district.
TEACHING STREAM/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
IN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION SYSTEMS
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
The OMIS Area offers various courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and
executive levels. The Area also oversees three masters 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
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
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
Evidence of service contributions in administrative and/or committee work in
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:// acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713.
Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York Universitys Affirmative
Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form
found at: https:// acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-
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 1st February 2022.
To apply, applicants should submit the following documents:
A teaching statement that (a) describes the candidates teaching
philosophy and achievements, (b) explains the fit of teaching interests with
the OMIS Area courses and programs, and (c) provides evidence of student
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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-
email@example.com with Name of Applicant Recommendation in the email
subject line. Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be
advised to address the candidates qualifications and experience in relation
to the position.
Posting End Date: February 1, 2022