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Open Rank, Tenure-Track Faculty-Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt.-Dept. of Business Administration

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023


Gies College of Business Department of Business Administration

Information Systems, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, & Business Analytics (IOSA) Area

Open Rank, Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Operations and Supply Chain Management


The Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge.

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a 100% full-time assistant, associate, or full professor within the Department of Business Administration. The position is in the Information Systems, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Business Analytics (IOSA) area within the Department of Business Administration.

We seek candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service. Candidates will ideally conduct research in the domain of operations and supply chain management, and research methods of interest include but are not restricted to operations research, game theory, empirical methods, behavioral or field experiments, data analytics, and machine learning. An ability to teach courses at graduate and undergraduate levels with different delivery formats, e.g., online or in-person is desirable. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in operations management, supply chain management, or a related field.

The University of Illinois offers an outstanding tradition of scholarship and a supportive environment for faculty development and excellence. The Gies College of Business at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. In 2020, the Gies iMBA program was named one of the top-ten "Biggest B-School Innovations of The Decade” by Poets and Quants. The college has also become a leader in experiential learning.  Gies provides the environment and resources that foster meaningful actions, empower students to make their mark, and put their purpose into practice – to make the world a better place. Gies Business is committed to being a model for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, being actively anti-racist, helping the next generation of business leaders do the same, and engaging the public and our corporate partners in these efforts. We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service.

The Department of Business Administration is a large and diverse unit, which includes graduate and undergraduate programs across eight academic areas (i.e., Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, International Business, Marketing, Operations Management, Information Systems, Business Analytics, and Supply Chain). Additional information about the Department may be found



  • Maintain an active and productive program of research in operations and/or supply chain management.
  • Teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels
  • Perform service for the department.
  • Provide leadership in the department and the university.


  • Candidates at advanced ranks must possess a Ph.D. degree; candidates for assistant professor should expect to have completed their doctoral degree by June 1, 2024.
  • Strong research portfolio.
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness.
  • Leadership potential commensurate with position sought.

SALARY:  Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.


PROPOSED STARTING DATE:  June 16, 2024, July 16, 2024 or August 16, 2024



For full consideration, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information of three professional references, a sample publication or working paper, and evidence of past teaching success. For initial consideration, applications must be submitted by 6:00 pm Central Time on October 1, 2023. Doctoral candidates must also email to have their references requested through the application system. Additionally, if you would like the committee to be aware of any conference presentations, please include this information in the letter of intent. Interviews may occur prior to the initial closing date; however, the review of applications will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Applications and supplemental materials must be submitted online at Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. 

For further information regarding this specific position, please contact the Department of Business Administration Human Resources at For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Requisition ID: 1019943
Job Category: Faculty
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