Adjunct Faculty, Supply Chain Management

Job description

Become an adjunct faculty member at a top 100 university and play a pivotal role in shaping the emerging practitioners in your field! The University of Denver has the distinction of being the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, giving it a tradition of 150 years of academic excellence. As one of ten colleges at the University of Denver, University College is the college of continuing and professional studies and has been a leader in adult education since 1938. Our mission as a private institution dedicated to the public good is to deliver enduring professional growth and personal development by providing adult learners access to the University of Denver through alternative educational pathways. We seek adjunct instructors who will commit to and advance our mission and commitment to inclusive excellence. University College offers fully accredited and affordable educational experiences specifically designed for busy adults. Learn more about University College at https://universitycollege.du.edu/about/.

Position Summary

We are currently seeking adjunct faculty with extensive industry experience in supply chain management who can facilitate the learning experience of adult learners in career-focused programs. Applicants should strive to exemplify our values: honor the individual, champion learning, transform lives, work together, and pursue excellence. The University of Denver deeply values inclusive excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about inclusive excellence at the University of Denver, please visit http://www.du.edu/cme/resources/inclusive-excellence.html). Our adjunct faculty actively contribute to inclusive excellence goals through their teaching efforts and professional work. University College builds an educational community that embodies values of inclusivity and diversity. We embrace a commitment to inclusive excellence by fostering a welcoming environment for our diverse students, staff, and faculty to learn and grow. We embed the values of diversity and inclusivity in all our programs: lifelong learning opportunities and varied curricular offerings.

University College fosters a learning culture, where questions are expected; information and wisdom are shared; and community members respectfully challenge each others perspectives and engage in personal reflection. We celebrate our successes, measure our progress, and realize our goals through collective action. We strive to be culturally aware of our behaviors; aim to ignite continuous growth within each individual; and seek to enhance our impact on students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the greater community.

The role of adjunct faculty in the Supply Chain Management program is to teach graduate students in our masters degree concentrations. Please visit https://universitycollege.du.edu/tran/ for a complete list of program concentrations and courses. Our courses are offered in an online synchronous and asynchronous format. University College uses the Learning Management System (LMS) Canvas for all courses, regardless of delivery mode. Instructors will receive a designed course container and will be expected to manage and engage in the course while infusing real-world examples into the curriculum and offering a diversity of perspectives as presented through materials, resources, authors/readings, and speakers if applicable.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in supply chain management, industrial engineering or related field or a masters degree and supply chain management industry experience.
  • Application of structured problem solving/Six Sigma DMAIC.
  • Successful college/university teaching and mentoring experience with adults.
  • Executive/Managerial level work and academic experience congruent with the content of a course or courses offered within our supply chain management program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recognition of professional accomplishment in an area of expertise related to course or courses offered within our supply chain management program.
  • Vice President, Director level role within a supply chain operation/company.
  • Professional/trade level recognition as a thought leader in supply chain management.
  • Professional presentations related to the supply chain management field.
  • Six Sigma certification.

Application Deadline
Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed for the 2020-2021 academic year. Preference will be given to early applications.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

 

 

 

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Job No: 493279
Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 12/6/2020
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable