The School of Business of Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Santiago, Chile, is hiring a faculty member in the field of Operations Management and/or Analytics at the Assistant or Associate level to begin in 2020.
Successful candidates are expected to teach professional, graduate, and undergraduate courses (mostly in Spanish), supervise doctoral and master students, conduct high-quality research in collaboration with industry and government, publish in top-tier journals and participate in outreach activities. The teaching load for our research-oriented faculty is two-to-four courses per year, depending on research productivity, as per a transparent point-based system. As a reference, most faculty members in the Operations / Analytics group teach only two courses per year.
Candidates must exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills (in Spanish and English), an aptitude for teamwork, and scholarly interest in high-quality business education and research. Excellence and strong motivation in teaching are essential. Relevant industry experience and a strong publication record are a plus.
When joining the School of Business, the candidate will become part of the Industrial Engineering & Operations (IE&O) group, which includes faculty members from the School of Business and the Faculty of Engineering and Sciences. More information about the IE&O and the associated Ph.D. program (in Spanish) can be found here: http://ingenieria.uai.cl/phd/diiio/
Priority will be given to applications received by June 30, 2020; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The starting date for this position is negotiable and could be as early as August 2020. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Operations Management, Operations Research, Business Analytics or a related discipline at the time of starting the position.
Candidates should send all application materials by E-mail to Prof. Marcos Goycoolea, email@example.com (e-mail subject: Job Position in Operations / Analytics). The following information should be included in the email:
A brief statement of current and planned research and teaching activities.
If available, a link (or copy) of your most recent publications (especially those indexed by Web of Science).
If available, a copy of student survey results from previous teaching experience.
Name, position, and contact information of two persons who could send recommendation letters.
Earliest date when the candidate can join the faculty.
About Universidad Adolfo Ibanez
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (UAI) is a prestigious private university in Chile. It was founded initially as a School of Business in 1953 and became a full university in 1989. At present, it has 11,500 students (75% undergraduate) and 370 full-time faculty.
The School of Business at UAI has been ranked, during the last three years, as the best Business School in Latin America by America Economia, the most important ranking in the region. In 2006, it became the first Latin American University to open a business school in the USA, offering a multi-national MBA program for top executives from Latin America.
Together with. the Faculty of Engineering and Sciences, the Operations and Analytics group offers a Ph.D. program in Industrial Engineering and Operations. The group also offers a Master's program in Business Analytics, and actively participates in several MBA programs. The group is very active in research, and maintains close collaborations with other groups, both in Chile and abroad.
The main campus of the university is located at the foothills of the Andes Mountains on the east side of Santiago, surrounded by trees and with a beautiful view of the city. Santiago is a worl...d-class city with over 6 million people and a vibrant culture; in fact, the city was listed as the no. 1 destination in a recent article in the New York Times. Santiago is a great city from which to conduct research, as it hosts several world-class Universities with which to collaborate, all within close driving distance. Chile also has an active Science Ministry that funds research projects of different sizes and scopes. Last but not least, Chile is a beautiful country which was recently featured as the no. 1 destination by Lonely Planet, given its broad range of natural landscapes. There are direct flights between Santiago and many major cities in the world.