Senior Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Posting Number F341P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22638
Working Title Senior Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Department Supply Chain Management
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
Department Home Page
Job Type Faculty
Appointment Percent 100
Salary Commensurate to education and experience
Campus, Office Location Fayetteville Campus - Walton College of Business
Summary of Job Duties
The desired candidate is expected to conduct research that contributes the body of literature related to the supply chain implications of regulation and economic policy and assist in providing leadership to the Supply Chain Management Research Center's emerging initiative on the supply chain implications of regulation and economic policy.
The desired candidate may come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, including supply chain management, logistics, operations management, behavioral economics, transportation economics, management or public policy, where economic policy and regulatory decisions have implications or can be studied. In addition to publishing in top-tier business journals, the candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor Ph.D. students and fulfill University, College and Departmental service requirements consistent with the rank. The candidate will also be responsible for helping to promote the research being conducted through the Center.
Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
- Ph.D. in supply chain management, logistics, operations management, behavioral economics, transportation economics, management or public policy, or a related field that must be conferred by the start of employment
- At least four years of experience as a tenure-track faculty
- Have a research program that demonstrates thought leadership in the discipline, as evidenced by publications in top-tier business journals
- Established research record related to the supply chain implications of regulation and economic policy
- Substantial experience developing or the potential to develop relationships with external constituents
- Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor doctoral students
- Experience in a research-oriented Center
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
- Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
- Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, etc).
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
- Criminal background check
- Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 10/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Recruitment Contact Information
Brent D. Williams, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Executive Education and Outreach
Sam M. Walton College of Business WJWH 542
University of Arkansas
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
To be actively considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a brief cover letter and curriculum vitae (including at least three references that will be contacted at a later date).
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Proof of Veterans Status