Assistant/Associate Professor of Operations Management

Assistant/Associate Professor of Operations Management
St. Edward's University
The Bill Munday School of Business
Austin TX

The Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward's University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position in Operations Management to begin in Fall 2018. The position on the faculty of The Bill Munday School of Business will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with salary depending on qualifications and experience. In addition to teaching Operations Management, the successful candidate will take a lead role in developing and teaching a variety of courses in operations management, project management and supply chain management at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. St. Edward's embraces excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

As the school pursues AACSB accreditation, applicants must have the following credentials:

• A Ph.D. or DBA in Management with primary concentration (18 credit hours) in Operations, Supply Chain Management and/or Logistics or a certification in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, and/or Logistics. Doctoral degree must be from an AACSB-accredited college of business program. Tenure-track status requires a degree completed by August 2018.
• A demonstrated record or strong potential for scholarship in peer reviewed publications.
• Ideal candidates should demonstrate a proven ability to produce research and excel in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Candidates should have rigorous training in simulation, and/or optimization. Research interests and experience in data-driven decision-making applied to operations, sustainability, and/or supply chain management are desirable. However, candidates with other research interests will also be considered.
• Basic understanding of AACSB 2013 standards and practices.
• Evidence of excellent teaching potential is required.
• Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience with and commitment to working with a diverse population.
• Prior teaching experience and business industry experience preferred.
• Experience with online instruction preferred.
• Interest in our university's global initiatives preferred.
• Successful completion of a criminal and/or employment background check required.

Job Responsibilities:
St. Edward's University is regarded as a teaching institution and regards teaching as central to the mission. The teaching load is a 4-4 (total of 8 courses per academic year) with teaching reassignment for scholarship. Courses are delivered face-to-face or in hybrid format.
• Advise undergraduate students.
• Interact with local, regional, national, and international business, nonprofit, government, and community representatives to develop applied service learning projects and study opportunities for students.
• Develop new courses and curriculum as requested.
• Participate in assessment of student performance in the discipline.
• Maintain commitment to social responsibility in the classroom setting in line with the University's mission.
• Maintain an active program of quality research leading to refereed publications in the teaching field.
• Meet School and University service requirements through participation on committees.
• Fulfill other required faculty responsibilities as outlined in the St. Edward's University Faculty Manual.

About the Bill Munday School of Business:
The Bill Munday School of Business delivers an experiential, values-based education anchored in the liberal arts and the Holy Cross traditions of learning and service. The Bill Munday School of Business offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, and Master of Science in Leadership and Change.

Over 1,200 students are enrolled in the undergraduate and graduate business programs offered by The Bill Munday School of Business. The school educates students to excel professionally in the dynamic 21st century business environment by emphasizing creative thinking, critical analysis, global collaboration, lifelong learning, adaptation to change, and ethical behavior. The school promotes relationships on our campus with our global partners and across the rich business ecosystem of Austin, focusing on technology, creativity, social enterprise and emerging trends.

About St. Edward's University:
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of the Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a dynamic Catholic, liberal arts university where teaching, learning, leadership and service come together to contribute to a better world. Recognized as one of the best small, liberal arts universities in the country, St. Edward's is consistently ranked in the top tier of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report. With 21 international campus partners in 16 countries across the globe, St. Edward's provides students with opportunities to learn business from a global perspective. Employees of St. Edward's enjoy a full array of benefits including medical and retirement plans, fitness facilities and tuition remission.

About Austin, Texas:
St. Edward's is in the heart of the thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city of Austin, Texas. St. Edward's students live, learn and grow in a city that provides a wealth of resources and opportunities. One of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs. Google, Apple, Facebook, Samsung, IBM, Oracle, NXP, Advanced Micro Devices, Cisco, Cirrus Logic, and 3M are among the many other technology companies with significant operations in Austin. Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. In addition, the Austin Technology Council predicts that 9,000 new tech jobs will be created by 2017, which led to the city ranking second on the Forbes list of Best U.S. Cities for Future Job Growth.

The city also hosts the annual SXSW Interactive festival and is an entertainment mecca. With more than 200 live music venues the city is "the live music capital of the world" and hosts the popular Austin City Limits live music program and the SXSW Music and Film festivals. The city regularly appears in lists of America's smartest, coolest, greenest and most-livable cities. Forbes recently identified Austin as the U.S. city most likely to grow and prosper during the next decade. Known for its welcoming, tolerant and casual atmosphere, Austin has been recognized by Parents & Colleges as the country's top college town.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit an online application at

Please attach a resume and cover letter to the application. In your cover letter, please discuss how your record of teaching, service and research demonstrates your commitment to diversity and inclusion as emphasized in the mission of St. Edward's University. The cover letter should also address your experiences or interest in global initiatives. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the mission of St. Edward's University and our commitment to diversity and global initiatives.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
St. Edward's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and hires only U.S. citizens and individuals authorized to work in the United States. St. Edward's University encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.


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