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François Julien has been a professor at the Telfer School of Management for twenty years. He has over twelve years of experience in academic leadership positions and was the Associate Dean (Programs) and Vice Dean of the Telfer School of Management from 2005 to 2010. Over his tenure, he oversaw the creation of the School's first two research-based programs, the M.Sc. in Management and the M.Sc. in Health Systems, led the curriculum revision of all programs offered by the School, and contributed significantly to the quality of the student experience through initiatives such as the creation of the Personal and Leadership Development Program. François Julien was named Acting Dean of the Telfer School on July 1, 2010. He was named Dean of the Telfer School on January 1, 2011 and his mandate will end on June 30, 2016.
From 2006 to 2010, he was also Acting Program Director for the Master's in Health Administration (MHA) program. He developed strong linkages with the leaders in the health care sector and coordinated the efforts of the team of MHA professors in the curriculum revision of the program. He was Director of the Telfer MBA Program between 1997 and 2005. Professor Julien teaches in the fields of production and operations management, management sciences and business communications. His research interests include production planning and scheduling and operations management in general and he has published in Management Science, the Journal of Production and Operations Management and IIE Transactions.
François Julien has been an active member of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), and has served as vice-president and president of the Waterloo Student Chapter and of the Ottawa Chapter, as well as co-chair and chair of the CORS Practice Prize competition in the mid 1990's. He received his Honours Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ottawa (Summa cum laude, University gold medal) in 1986, his Master's of Applied Science (Management Science, 1988) and his Ph.D. (Management Science, Gold medal, 1991), from the University of Waterloo.