University of Southern California

Professor of Data Sciences and Operations - Operations Management (Open Rank)

Marshall School of Business

The Marshall School of Business invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position in Operations Management starting in Fall 2020. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong potential for scholarly research in Operations Management and an interest in teaching at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels.

Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. by Fall 2020 in Operations Management or a related discipline such as Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Economics, or Computer Science.

Please submit all application materials via:

For full consideration please ensure that all materials are uploaded by November 1, 2019. Complete applications will include i) a curriculum vitae, ii) a research statement, iii) a teaching statement with any previous teaching evaluations if available iv) names and email addresses of three people who will be contacted for reference letters. Applicants may optionally also submit v) a diversity statement describing how you would contribute to and promote the culture of diversity and inclusion at USC Marshall.

Some of our faculty will be at the annual INFORMS conference and will be attending talks by applicants. Applicants interested in informally meeting with faculty should email their curriculum vitae and provide any information for their talks at the conference by October 1, 2019. There is no formal interview process at INFORMS.

DSO faculty are a collaborative and inclusive group of scholars who value diverse pedagogical, curricular, and methodological approaches. We have broad, interdisciplinary research interests that span operations management, engineering, and the social sciences. Additional information about the Data Sciences and Operations (DSO) department, its faculty and the Marshall school can be obtained at

About USC and USC Marshall

USC Marshall is renowned for its high-ranking undergraduate, graduate, international, online, and executive education programs, an exceptional and inclusive faculty engaged in leading-edge research, a diverse and creative student body, and a commitment to technological advancement. The research productivity of Marshall's 200 full-time faculty ranks among the top 20 business schools in the world.

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in downtown Los Angeles as the largest private employer in the city. As an employee, you will be part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family".

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed, and background. USC is building a diverse faculty that embraces a range of disciplinary traditions. The University will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

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Last updated: 2019-10-21