Assistant Professor of Supply Chain/Operations Management

Job description

Position Number 001051

Functional Title Assistant Professor of Supply Chain/Operations Management

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM) in the Bryan School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations for a tenure-track/tenure position in Supply Chain/Operations Management/Operations Research/Management Science. The position will commence on August 1, 2018, at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track). While we will consider candidates in all areas, preference will be given to individuals with teaching interests that align with the ISSCM offerings.

ISSCM is a well-established department that offers programs at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. The department consists of 11 full-time and four part-time faculty members, 200+ undergraduate students, and 100+ graduate students. Our faculty members are active in research and have published in such journals as Journal of Operations Management, Decision Sciences, Production and Operations Management Journal, European Journal of Operational Research, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Journal, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, and other very high-quality journals. Faculty members in the department have received external funding from agencies such as the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Labor, Carnegie African Diaspora Foundation, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

The Bryan School of Business & Economics has over 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 100 full- and part- time faculty members housed in six departments. Accredited by AACSB for both Business and Accounting, the Bryan School is the recipient of many honors and accolades. Our evening MBA was ranked 13th nationally by Bloomberg Businessweek (2013) and 10th in academic quality. UNCG was one of the three original institutions in the University of North Carolina system (Chapel Hill and NC State were the others). Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a 'high research activity' University, UNCG is also committed to high-quality teaching to its more than 19,500 students in six colleges and schools. Another point of pride is that UNCG has the most ethnically and racially diverse student population at the University of North Carolina system. More information about the School may be found at the following URL:

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Music, Theater and Dance; Nursing; Business; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 19,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should hold a PhD/DBA degree with a specialization in some area of Supply Chain/Operations Management/Operations Research/Management Science.

Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in online teaching, and the ability to tie one's teaching and research to key elements of our mission: innovation, globalization, sustainability, and ethics. The candidate should have published, or show promise of publication, in mainstream very high quality and elite Supply Chain/Operations Management/Operations Research/Management Science journals.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, candidates should upload the following materials:

  • cover letter
  • vita
  • unofficial transcripts
  • three letters of reference
  • a sample of recent scholarship (Other Document)
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (Other Document 2)

Please direct all inquiries to: Dr. Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah, Chair, ISSCM Faculty Search Committee ([email protected]).

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name,
  • Company Name,
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Info Systems and Supply Chain Mgmt - 11806

Job Open Date 07/31/2017

For Best Consideration Date 08/14/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  4. Other Documents
  5. Other Documents 2
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/12/2018
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