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Adjunct Faculty, Driving Innovation with Technology

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Denver, USA, Colorado
Salary
Negotiable
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Position Summary

University College is currently seeking adjunct faculty with extensive industry experience in technology and innovation with emphasis on Transportation and Supply Chain, who can facilitate the learning experience of adult learners in a career-focused program.

Comprehensive experience in the transportation, logistics, supply chain industries, application and use of various technology tools including but not limited to:

  • Transportation Management Systems (TMS),
  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS),
  • Primary Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems popularly in use with companies actively using such systems for Sales, Inventory, Operations, and Planning purposes (SIOP)
  • Optimization software
  • Modeling methodologies and systems
  • And similarly utilized technologies in the transportation and supply chain space by both shippers and carriers.

Essential Functions

Adjunct faculty at University College are subject matter experts in their field and integrate professionally relevant, diverse examples into their teaching and discussions. They adhere to University College Faculty Teaching Expectations and meet the following expectations:

  • Prepare Course Container for the Quarter
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise
  • Maintain Regular and Consistent Instructor Presence in Your Course
  • Provide Specific, Relevant, and Timely Feedback
  • Foster an Engaged and Inclusive Learning Environment
  • Model and Uphold Academic Standards

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive experience with the application of various technologies related to transportation and logistics and supply chain
  • The ability to teach the fundamentals of data modeling as applicable to this industry
  • Speak through the various strategies related to technology selection by application
  • Comprehensive experience in the process to develop a scope definition, procure, and implement various technologies applicable to this industry.
  • Knowledge of the history and evolution of technology
  • Build and Select a case study used to support the "lab" section of this course
  • The lab has a focus on
  • Data Modeling
  • Application of specific tools related to optimization
  • Etc.
  • Knowledge of and experience with higher education in general and adult learners.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Information analysis
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups.
  • Strong desire to learn.
  • Ability to adapt priorities and focus.
  • Commitment to showcasing a diverse range of perspectives, experts, authors, and resources.
  • Required Qualifications

    • Masters degree in Transportation, Supply Chain, Marketing, or Business Administration , or 10+ years of extensive technology experience in the transportation and supply chain community.
    • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults or completion of an education/training program on adult learning.
    • Work or academic experience congruent with the content of a course or courses offered within our M.S. in Transportation program.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Recognition of professional accomplishment in an area of expertise related to course or courses offered within our transportation management program.
    • Publication in the transportation and/or supply chain field.
    • Professional presentations pertaining to technology in the transportation and/or supply chain field.
    • Licensing and/or certification by professional organizations.
    • Completion of an education or training program on adult learning or internship/mentorship that addresses adult learning principles and practices.

    Application Deadline
    Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed for the 2021-2022 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.
    Course Rate
    This 4-credit course is paid $6000 for the quarter.
    Benefits
    The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.
    Please include the following documents with your application:

    1. Cover Letter outlining your interest in teaching at University College and the Transportation and Supply Chain program at the Transportation Institute.
    2. CV
    3. Statement of experience in Sales & Marketing specifically with regards to the Transportation and Supply Chain elements of industry.

    Organization

    Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

    The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

    The University offers:

    Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

    Collaborative, Experiential Learning

    Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

    In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

    The University of Denver Culture

    Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

    At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

    For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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