Job Information

University of Utah Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (OIS) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Open Rank Tenure Track

Department 01286 - OIS Operations & Info Systems

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 1 2022


The David Eccles School of Business’s Department of Operations and Information Systems at the University of Utah seeks to fill an open rank tenure-track faculty position beginning July 2022. We seek candidates with demonstrated research accomplishments in operations management, information systems, and related fields. A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is required by fall 2022. Candidates at all levels of experience are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates will be expected to produce high-quality research and teach effectively. Candidates publishing in the top INFORMS journals are encouraged to apply. 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.

The Department is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success while they are here. The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners. This institution offers benefits to spouses.

Interested individuals should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of research papers, and 3 letters of recommendation, Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration we encourage you to apply by November 12, 2021.

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 MBA programs, seven other graduate programs, a Ph.D. program, and a renowned executive education curriculum. 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.” The state of Utah is ranked 1 within the United States in terms of overall happiness as well as ‘work environment’ and ‘community and environment’: .

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

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

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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if 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 from URS are 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

Interested individuals should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of research papers, and 3 letters of recommendation, Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration we encourage you to apply by November 12, 2021.

Open Date 10/28/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00766CF

Type Faculty