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Faculty Position in Management Science

Western University

The Ivey Business School at Western University, London, Ontario seeks candidates for a faculty position in the area of Management Science. Research interests in any area of Management Science (broadly defined) are welcome-including the newer areas of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Applicants will be considered for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, or Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The position is available to begin in July 2023, although alternate start dates may be arranged.

Western recognizes that our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion is central to the University’s mandate as a research-intensive institution of higher learning and a community leader. To address our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and to address underrepresentation in Ivey’s faculty complement, all applicants to this hiring opportunity must self-identify as a woman. Pursuant to Section 14 of the Ontario Human Rights Code, only applicants who self-identify as a woman will be considered for this opportunity.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach management science subjects (including business analytics, management statistics and data science) in our student-centered, case-based undergraduate, MBA, or EMBA programs, or in the MSc or PhD programs. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will also contribute to and complement the school’s extensive research on Management Science and Business Analytics, specifically, with regard to Revenue Management, Health Care, Supply Chain Management, and Optimization.

TENURED APPOINTMENT: Applicants for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor will hold a PhD. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar in their field of research, as demonstrated by publications in the highest quality academic journals, an active continuing research program, external research funding, scholarly awards, and invited presentations at seminars and major conferences. Preference will be given to candidates who provide evidence of strong teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and supervision of graduate students.

PROBATIONARY (TENURE-TRACK) APPOINTMENT: Applicants for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor must already have, or be nearing completion of, their PhD. The ideal candidate should have excellent research capabilities as demonstrated by publications in top academic journals, and strong letters of reference from recognized leading scholars. They should also demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must submit the following materials to facultypositions@ivey.ca:
• Completed Application Form (https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/careers/archived_pdfs/full-time-application-form-designated-group-women.pdf)
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Copies of research papers
• Names and email addresses of three referees (who will not be approached without permission). Letters of reference will be required for shortlisted candidates.

Please ensure that the application form is completed and included in your application submission. Review of applicants will commence on October 14, 2022. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Faculty will attend the annual conferences of INFORMS and DSI in Indianapolis and Houston, respectively.


The Ivey Business School’s mission is to develop leaders who think globally, act strategically and contribute to the societies within which they operate. Ivey is committed to values and practices of equity, diversity and inclusion. It is Canada’s premier business school and is recognized globally for the quality of its research and management education. The School is internationally oriented in terms of research, curricula, faculty, and student exchanges, with campuses in London (Canada), Toronto and Hong Kong. Ivey is the world’s second largest producer of case studies.

Western University has recently committed $6 million in funding for EDI initiatives (https://news.westernu.ca/2021/06/western-invests-6-million-to-support-new-edi-initiatives/). Ivey has established an EDI Advisory Council and launched a series of initiatives to ensure that our faculty, staff and students are a diverse community, committed to long-term career development. We especially encourage applicants from under-represented populations to apply. Spousal and family relocation assistance programs are in place.

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact facultypositions@ivey.ca