University of Utah Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

Department 01286 - OIS Operations & Info Systems

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 7/1/2019


The David Eccles School of Business’s Department of Operations and Information Systems at the University of Utah seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position beginning July 2019. We seek candidates with demonstrated research accomplishments in business analytics, information systems, and/or operations management. A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is required. Truly exceptional candidates at all levels of experience are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates will be expected to produce high-quality research and teach effectively. The David Eccles School of Business values candidates who have experiences working with students from diverse backgrounds and who are committed to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Interested individuals may upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of research papers and 3 letters of recommendation, at: . In your cover letter please indicate whether you will be attendingINFORMSin Phoenix (Nov 4-7, 2018) and/orICISin San Francisco (Dec 13-16, 2018).

Founded in 1917 on a rich tradition of business success and leadership, the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business offers an experiential learning environment for students. The Eccles School provides students with learning opportunities in eight undergraduate majors, four MBAs, five other graduate programs, a Ph.D. program, and a renowned executive education curriculum. The accomplished faculty at the Eccles School contribute substantially each year to business research, placing us in the top 15 of public research institutions for business. We are consistently one of the top schools in the nation for startup businesses based on university research. The David Eccles School of Business is home to nine institutes and centers that deliver academic research and support an ecosystem of entrepreneurship, technology and innovation here in Utah. Each year more than 4,500 students engage in learning at the Eccles School.

The University of Utah in Salt Lake City is nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, just 30 minutes from seven ski resorts and less than five hours from several national parks. The college city is a cultural hub of diverse nightlife, dining, art and music, and boasts a top-ranked business environment for U.S. job growth and economic prowess.

Salt Lake City is the state capital and home to many businesses and nonprofit organizations. It is known as a hotbed for technology-oriented business startups that provide great opportunities for student learning and research. The metropolitan area has a population of approximately 1.1 million residents and is a major urban center in the intermountain west. Salt Lake City has extensive arts and cultural activities and a major airport close to downtown. It is at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and has four distinct seasons, including mild winters and warm summers, and offers excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation, including easy access to the mountains, the red rock country of the Colorado Plateau, and eight national parks. The state of Utah has been recognized numerous times as a top state for business and careers, particularly in the technology sector, which is often referred to as “Silicon Slopes.”

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 09/26/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00322CF

Type Faculty