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Assistant Professor, Supply Chain and Operations Management
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2023
Title Assistant Professor, Supply Chain and Operations Management
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Operations Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
The Department of Operations Management & Strategy in the School of Management at the University at Buffalo (State University of New York, SUNY at Buffalo) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor (10-month) position in Supply Chain and Operations Management. The appointment will begin in August 2024. Candidates are expected to pursue high-quality research and have a strong commitment to the development of the Department's academic programs at undergraduate, MBA, MS, and Ph.D. levels, in terms of teaching and leadership. Candidates are expected to contribute to university-wide interdisciplinary research and support the educational mission of the UB RENEW Institute and the Institute for Sustainable Transportation & Logistics.

The successful candidate will have:
  • Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. degree in Operations Management, Management Science, or a related field by August 2024.
  • Applicants should have demonstrated a clear and strong potential for high-quality scholarly research that is disseminated in leading research outlets. Applicants will ideally conduct research in the domain of Supply Chain and Operations Management and publish in top-tier journals. Research methods include but are not restricted to operations research, game theory, empirical methods, behavioral experiments, data analytics, and machine learning.
  • Initial teaching duties will be introductory undergraduate and graduate operations management courses, and evidence of effective teaching experience is desirable.

For full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, research statement, and teaching statement by November 30, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Candidates who plan to attend the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix and are interested in this position should apply to the posting and contact Dr. Mike Mingcheng Wei at by October 12, 2023.

The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

About the School of Management & the University at Buffalo:
The profile and stature of the UB School of Management is on the rise. The school has been ranked by the Financial Times, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, and The Wall Street Journal for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. Along with healthcare and entrepreneurship, the UB School of Management has identified leadership as a strategic priority. The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s approximately 30,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities. More information about UB can be found at

The University at Buffalo is in Buffalo, NY, which is located on Lake Erie, close to Niagara Falls, and a short distance from Toronto, Ontario, and other attractions, and is a city that features world-class art galleries and museums (American Style ranked Buffalo as the #1 arts destination for all mid-size cities), impressive architecture, and a wonderful series of parks and outdoor recreation areas. Buffalo is the 2nd largest city in New York State, has a vibrant downtown with an abundance of restaurants for every palette, and is an entertainment central.

Buffalo is home to iconic historical landmarks such as the Underground Railroad and has other diverse attractions, including the African American Cultural Center, Buffalo Black Achievers Museum, and the Seneca-Iroquois Museum National Museum. There are annual cultural events including the Juneteenth Festival, Festival of India, Egyptian Festival, Northwest Jazz Festival, and others. Buffalo is close to two significant wine growing regions-Niagara Escarpment and the Finger Lakes region. In addition, the Adirondack Mountains are half-a-day’s drive from Buffalo. Rich in natural resources and beauty, the Buffalo Niagara area is a four-season region that offers the best for seasonal sports enthusiasts. These features along with the economic and cultural revitalization being experienced by the city and surrounding region and its affordability, make the region highly attractive as evidenced by Buffalo’s top rankings in multiple categories as a place to live. Additional information about the area can be found at

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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