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How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit their applications electronically by visiting Please click on Technology & Operations and upload the following:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • three research papers, which may be based on the candidate’s dissertation
  • evidence of teaching experience (if any)
  • letters from three references
  • research and teaching statements

The application deadline is November 15, 2021

Ross Faculty will be available to meet (virtually) with prospective candidates during and after the INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 24-27, 2021.  For that purpose, candidates are encourged to submit their CV and research statement, and any other supporting materials available at that time, by October 15, 2021.  Candidates not attending INFORMS will also be considered for these preliminary interviews.

For questions related to the applications process, please contact Natalie Summers at, Area Administrator.

Job Summary

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy.

Michigan Ross is consistently ranked among the world's leading business schools. Academic degree programs include the BBA, MBA, Part-time MBA (Evening and Weekend formats), Executive MBA, Global MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Management, and PhD.

At Ross, you’ll find a collaborative faculty culture and will be empowered to take full advantage of the resources at the University of Michigan and its world-class colleges and schools. The Technology and Operations area is widely recognized as one of the best in the country, and can put faculty in touch with top business decision makers through an extensive formal and informal network. 


All candidates, regardless of area of specialization, are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate would have, or be excited about cultivating, interests at the interface of Technology, Operations Management and other disciplines. We are especially interested in individuals with experience and/or interests in working on real problems in collaboration with industry or public sector organizations.

Minimum requirements include a doctorate in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or related field, and potential excellence in business research, teaching and leadership.


Required Qualifications*

Must have an earned doctorate by August 29, 2022. A qualified candidate must also demonstrate the ability and interest to conduct high-quality, scholarly research as well as a high level of teaching competence.

Additional Information

For more detailed descriptions of the Technology and Operations Area, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and the University of Michigan, please visit our websites:

Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent faculty who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.

The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.