Management Sciences


Operations Management


Discovery Themes Focus Areas

Translational Data Analytics


The Ohio State University, Max M. Fisher College of Business, plans to fill one or two positions in Operations Management for start in Autumn 2017. One of the positions is expected to be tenured (associate or full professor), while the other is open to assistant professor applicants – with preference for someone 2 or 3 years post PhD. These positions are partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact.

The positions will be in the Department of Management Sciences, and will involve both teaching and research.  Our department focuses on managerial decision-making that is relevant to service and manufacturing operations and global supply chains. This focus is apparent in both scholarship and teaching.  Our course offerings in operations management emphasize management issues using data-driven decision making.  Such analytical capability supports both continuous process improvement and systems improvement in service and manufacturing businesses.  Our research reflects faculty expertise in the areas of managerial decision making and process and systems performance improvement that is published in highly regarded research journals.  Our faculty members are known as leaders in their respective scholarly communities.


Applicants will need a doctorate from a College of Business in operations management, information systems or closely related field.  Field of specialization within operations is open but a history of research that incorporates the analysis of large-scale data sets for causal inference and/or prediction/visualization is expected. Other preferred qualifications include: program experience, university teaching experience, experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups.


Application Instructions

For consideration, a letter of interest and vita should be submitted - applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the search is closed. To ensure the most complete consideration, please submit your CV and letter as soon as possible. Please forward your application and vita to Operations Management Search Committee, Department of Management Sciences, Fisher College of Business, 600 Fisher Hall, 2100 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43210-1144.  E-mail applications will be accepted at


Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.