Faculty positions in the Jones School are open-rank (except where noted). Senior applicants must prove both a record of publishing in top journals as well as excellent teaching abilities. Junior applicants must demonstrate quantifiable potential for excellence in scholarship and teaching.

Applicants of diverse ethnicities are encouraged to apply. It is the policy of Rice University to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff, and student body. Accordingly, Rice University does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its admissions, its educational programs, or employment of faculty or staff.

Open Positions

Associate or Full Professor of Operations Management


  • Associate or Full Professor of Operations Management
    The Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, invites applications for two tenured positions in Operations Management to begin July 1, 2020. The appointment will be made at the rank of Associate professor or Full professor depending on the candidate’s track record. Successful candidates will have a strong research agenda and solid analytical and/or empirical skills. They should aspire to the highest standards of scholarship, professional activity, and commitment to MBA and PhD education. We are seeking candidates whose research interests and expertise lie in any of the quantitative areas of Operations Management.

    Job Qualifications:
    Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Operations Management or related field and have an excellent publication record, an active research program and show evidence of high quality teaching.

    Application Procedure:
    The application deadline is November 1, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the search is closed. Applicants should apply at or Applications must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement (4) a teaching statement (5) 3-5 samples of published papers, and (6) three letters of recommendation (applicants must provide information for three references who will be contacted for letters of recommendation).

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.