Assistant/Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management, Fall 2022 (2 positions)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location: Knoxville, TN
Internal Number: 92783
The University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business invites applications and nominations for two tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor positions in its Department of Supply Chain Management (SCM). Applicants will be expected to have expertise in a SCM-related function (e.g., purchasing, logistics, operations management) and be willing to work effectively in a department that places significant emphasis on cross-functional interaction and integration both within and outside of traditional supply chain areas. The applicant's research program should reflect the potential for ongoing thought leadership in the discipline. One position is targeted toward an individual with research and teaching emphasis in the domain of supply chain information technology/management. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking to fill both positions with candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Effective date of employment will be August 1, 2022, or when filled.
The Department of Supply Chain Management is housed in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. The Department enjoys a strong and meaningful position within the Haslam College, and faculty members are active participants in College-wide programs and priorities. The University of Tennessee's SCM program is consistently ranked highly in national surveys.
Duties/Responsibilities Candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission at undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels, and to have an interest in participating in executive education. Research requirements include a continuing record of publication in top-tier journals in Supply Chain Management and/or related fields, and an interest in working with other faculty members and graduate students on collaborative research.
Required: Ph.D. degree in a SCM-related discipline with qualifications at time of hire to be appointed at rank of assistant or associate professor.
Preferred: The ideal candidate for each position will have an established (or emerging) research identity that clearly demonstrates an appreciation for and awareness of business practice. The candidate should be able to demonstrate their ability to conduct empirical research that is theoretically sound, methodologically rigorous, and managerially relevant. The candidate will also have the ability to work effectively as a contributing member of a faculty team, with a scholarly research record focused on top-tier journal publications in the field, with an emphasis on the SCM Journal Listand other high-impact empirical journals for SCM scholars. The ideal candidate will also possess a demonstrated history of teaching excellence (or show the potential to become an outstanding teacher). Faculty in the Haslam College can expect opportunities to teach across a variety of programs including traditional undergraduate, masters, Ph.D., and interdisciplinary degree programs, as well as degree and non-degree executive education programs. As noted, one position is targeted toward an individual with research and teaching emphasis in the domain of supply chain information technology/management.
Qualified individuals are invited to submit a vita, letter of interest, and names and contact information for three references through the online system apply.interfolio.com/92783.Formal letters of reference will be required during a later phase of the selection process (references will not be contacted until a final pool of candidates is approved and finalists have cleared via general assessment as required by UTK policy).
Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until the positions are filled. Preliminary Interviews may be conducted by Zoom/Skype or at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' EDGE Conference, September 18 - 21. For further information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Thomas Goldsby, email@example.com. Please do not apply directly to the search chair, but rather through the online system.
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