Assistant Professor of Operations, Information & Decisions (Tenure Track)
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Academic / College and University
The Operations, Information and Decisions Department at the Wharton School is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position in all our areas of interest, but with a particular need in operations management. Our faculty is comprised of scholars with a diverse set of backgrounds and interests, and we encourage applicants with degrees in a business discipline, engineering, or social sciences, among others. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by June 30, 2023 is acceptable) from an accredited institution and have an outstanding research record or potential in one of our fields of interest. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2022.
The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania
The Operations, Information and Decisions Department (formerly Operations and Information Management) is a world leader in the education and research of operations management, information systems, and judgment and decision making. We seek to improve the quality and productivity of enterprises through the training of our students and a better understanding of operational strategies, product development and innovation, information systems and technology, rigorous data analytics, and individual and managerial decision making.
We utilize a diverse set of research methods, including theoretical models, laboratory studies and empirical analysis of field data, but in all cases we are data driven and grounded in science-based management.
We view education as central to our mission and we offer a diverse slate of courses in all three major degree programs at Wharton (Undergraduate, MBA and PhD). In each course we strive to deliver relevant content in an effective and compelling manner with the objective to train our students to become successful managers or research scholars. To that end, because we are highly inter-disciplinary, our undergraduate and MBA students have gone on to succ...essful careers in start-up and established firms in managerial consulting, finance, marketing, operations management, and information technology management and our PhD students have received academic appointments in the top institutions throughout the world.