Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate Position, Operations and Supply Chain Management, TRSM Ryerson University

Area of Research Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate position in Operations and Supply Chain Management. The duration of the postdoctoral fellow position is one year with a possibility for renewal for the second year depending on budget availability. The appointee will take part in various research activities in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Operations Research. In addition, the appointee will work with Dr. Hossein Zolfagharinia (Global Management Studies Department), Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University.

Responsibilities The appointee will investigate two different research areas: (1) transportation systems and network configuration with a focus on land transportation, (2) the application of operations management in the healthcare context. The appointee is expected to lead each stage of the investigation (i.e., data collection and analyses, modeling, developing solution algorithms, manuscript preparation, conference presentations, etc.).

Qualifications The applicant must have a Ph.D. degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Management Science, Industrial Engineering, or a closely related discipline before the start date. Research experience in supply chain and logistics management and healthcare operations management is highly desirable. The successful candidate must have strong modeling and computational skills, including but not limited to: 1) optimization under uncertainty (e.g. stochastic programming, robust optimization, chance-constrained programming); 2) familiarity with game theory approaches; 3) Queuing Systems; 4) Dynamic Programming; 5) C/C++/CPLEX programming skills. Excellent written and communication skills are also required. Lastly, priority is given to those who have at least one A* published research article in the ABDC journal quality list.

Application Materials Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, two samples of publications, in addition to an electronic submission of the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Zolfagharinia @

Anticipated Start Date March 1, 2019. Applications received by November 23, 2018 will be given full consideration. However, the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. International applicants are welcome to apply. However, in accordance with the Canadian Immigration regulations, applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The Ted Rogers School of Management is AACSB accredited and one of the top business schools in Canada, with a long history of providing top-quality business education in Toronto. It offers a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and graduate (MBA and MMSc) degrees in six schools. To learn more about these schools, please visit “”. Located in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse urban centres, Ryerson University’s high quality programs and scholarly, research and creative activities extend beyond the walls of the university.


Assistant Professor of Business Analytics/ Supply Chain/ Operations Management, Silberman College of Business, Fairleigh Dickinson University

The Department of Marketing, Information Systems, and Decision Science of the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU), is accepting applications for a tenure-track position in Business Analytics/Supply Chain/Operations Management for the Vancouver Campus of FDU. Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor rank, with a September 1, 2019 or earlier start date.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Business Analytics/Supply Chain/Operations Management from an AACSB-accredited institution (or ABD nearing completion of dissertation), with evidence of or potential for high-quality teaching and research.
The successful candidate should be able to teach Business Analytics, Statistics, Supply Chain/Operations Management courses. It will be a plus if he/she can also teach Management Information Systems.

Fairleigh Dickinson University, founded in 1942, is a private (not-for-profit), coeducational university with an enrollment of more than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students from throughout the U.S. and around the world. The University’s Metropolitan Campus is located just 10 miles from the heart of New York City, and the College at Florham campus is located 35 miles from New York City near historic Morristown, New Jersey. As part of its global mission, the University established a new campus in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2007, offering undergraduate degree programs in business administration and information technology. FDU also has an overseas campus in Wroxton, England.

The Vancouver campus of FDU, located in Yaletown in the heart of Vancouver, BC, offers four undergraduate and two graduate programs to almost 1000 students from over 70 countries. The predominantly international student body and small class-sizes provide a rich and diverse educational environment.

Silberman College of Business, with about 1900 students on its New Jersey campuses and about 100 students on its Vancouver campus, offers AACSB-accredited undergraduate and MBA programs, and partners with New Jersey, New York City and Vancouver business communities in delivering globally-oriented business education programs. The College is home to the nationally recognized Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship.
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing a background check.

Interested candidates may apply for this position through the University’s Web site ( by clicking on the Employment link at the bottom of the page and then clicking on Faculty Positions.

Fairleigh Dickinson offers competitive salary and benefits packages, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Tenue-track position, Operations Management, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University invites applications for one tenure track position in Operations Management (OM) at the rank(s) of assistant professor and/or associate professor. In addition to having a PhD in operations management or related discipline, the applicant must also possess a strong background in business analytics and demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence. The start date will be August 1, 2019. Applicants who plan to complete the requirements for their PhDs within 2019 may be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The OM Area at Desautels brings together scholars specializing in analytics, operations management, operations research, and statistics. The OM Area is particularly interested in the candidates whose expertise lies in data-driven research and welcomes all candidates from related disciplines including statistics, economics and computer science provided there is significant OM component in the research. The appointed individual would be expected to publish in leading journals, perform well in the classroom and generate research funding. The teaching load and salary are competitive.

Desautels Faculty of Management has more than 76 full-time professors and offers B.Com., MBA, and Ph.D. degrees. The Faculty offers business analytics concentrations both at the undergraduate and MBA levels. The OM Area is also engaged in the Master in Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management (GMSCM) program and the launch of the Master of Management Analytics (MMA) Program. The former is a joint program with Zhejiang University in China and significant industry involvement, whereas the latter is a multidisciplinary pre-experience Master’s degree featuring experiential learning in the field of business analytics. The recent focus on launching the Bensadoun School of Retail Management within Desautels Faculty of Management is a significant initiative. The new retail school will offer academic programs from the undergraduate to the PhD levels with input from global retailers, conduct research on the fast-changing sector, and feature a retail innovation lab to test out new ideas, technologies and products within an academic setting. The members of the area are also affiliated with CIRRELT or GERAD, which are among the most established research centers in North America.

The application deadline is December 1, 2018. Applicants should submit their application package along with the coordinates of up-to-three references and sample research papers to the following website:
Please note that while applications will be entertained up until the December 1st deadline, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials at the earliest possible if they plan to attend the Nov 4-7, 2018 Annual INFORMS Conference in Phoenix, AZ.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Professeur menant à la permanence, Gestion des opérations, Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill cherche à pourvoir un poste de professeur menant à la permanence en gestion des opérations, au niveau de professeur adjoint ou de professeur agrégé. Titulaire d’un doctorat en gestion des opérations ou dans une discipline connexe, le candidat doit posséder une solide expertise en analytique d’affaires ainsi qu’un profil d’excellence en matière de recherche et d’enseignement. La date d’entrée en service est le 1er août 2019. La candidature de personnes qui prévoient terminer leur doctorat en 2019 pourrait être prise en considération. Le classement du poste et le salaire accordé seront établis en fonction de la compétence et de l’expérience de la personne retenue.

L’unité Gestion des opérations de la Faculté de gestion Desautels réunit des chercheurs spécialisés en analytique, en gestion des opérations, en recherche opérationnelle et en statistique. Elle souhaite plus particulièrement recruter des candidats spécialisés en recherche guidée par les données. Les personnes œuvrant dans une discipline connexe telle que la statistique, l’économie et l’informatique, et qui font une grande place à la gestion des opérations dans leurs travaux de recherche, sont invitées à faire part de leur intérêt pour ce poste. Le candidat retenu devra faire paraître les fruits de ses travaux dans des publications scientifiques réputées, assurer un rendement adéquat en salle de cours et être en mesure d’obtenir des subventions de recherche. La charge d’enseignement ainsi que le salaire versé sont concurrentiels.

La Faculté de gestion Desautels compte au-delà de 76 professeurs à temps plein et propose des formations menant à des diplômes de B. Com, de MBA et de doctorat. La Faculté propose une concentration en analytique d’affaires tant au premier cycle qu’au niveau du MBA. L’unité Gestion des opérations offre également la maîtrise en gestion mondiale de la fabrication et de la chaîne d’approvisionnement, programme mené en collaboration avec l’Université du Zhejiang, située en Chine, et d’importants acteurs du secteur privé. Elle proposera aussi la maîtrise en analytique de gestion, programme multidisciplinaire ne nécessitant pas d’expérience de travail préalable et axé sur l’apprentissage expérientiel en analytique d’affaires. L’ouverture de l’École Bensadoun de gestion du commerce au détail compte au nombre des projets d’envergure de la Faculté de gestion Desautels. L’École offrira des formations allant du premier au troisième cycle en partenariat avec des géants mondiaux du commerce de détail, fera de la recherche sur ce secteur qui évolue très rapidement et abritera un laboratoire pour la mise à l’essai, en milieu universitaire, d’idées, de technologies et de produits novateurs. Les membres de l’unité Gestion des opérations sont affiliés au CIRRELT ou au GERAD, deux des plus prestigieux centres de recherche en Amérique du Nord.

La date limite de dépôt des candidatures est le 1er décembre 2018. Les personnes intéressées doivent transmettre leur dossier, les coordonnées d’au plus trois personnes disposées à fournir des références ainsi que des exemples d’articles de recherche à

Veuillez prendre note que bien que les personnes intéressées aient jusqu’au 1er décembre pour nous faire parvenir leur dossier, elles sont fortement encouragées à soumettre leur candidature le plus tôt possible si elles comptent assister à la conférence annuelle INFORMS, qui aura lieu du 4 au 7 novembre 2018 à Phoenix, en Arizona.

L’Université McGill recrute en fonction du mérite et s’est fermement engagée à promouvoir et à instaurer l’équité et la diversité au sein de sa communauté. Nous accueillons favorablement les demandes d’emploi des personnes racisées et des minorités visibles, des femmes, des personnes autochtones, des personnes handicapées, des minorités ethniques, des personnes de toute orientation et identité de genre, ainsi que de toute personne possédant les aptitudes et les connaissances lui permettant de travailler en collaboration avec diverses communautés. L’Université McGill met en œuvre un programme d’équité en matière d’emploi et invite les membres des groupes visés à indiquer leur appartenance à ces derniers dans leur dossier de candidature. Les personnes handicapées qui pourraient avoir besoin d’accommodements à n’importe quelle étape du processus de candidature sont invitées à communiquer en toute confidentialité avec la professeure Angela Campbell, vice-principale exécutive adjointe (équité et politiques académiques), par courriel ou par téléphone, au 514-398-1660.

Tous les candidats qualifiés sont invités à postuler. Toutefois, conformément aux exigences de l’immigration canadienne, la priorité sera accordée aux Canadiens ainsi qu’aux résidents permanents.