Assistant/Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

University of Tennessee in Tennessee

Date Posted July 11, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
The University of Tennessee
Assistant/Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

The University of Tennessee, College of Business Administration invites applications and nominations for a tenure track, Assistant/Associate Professor position in its Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management (SCM). This person will be expected to have expertise in SCM-related functions (i.e., Logistics, Operations, Purchasing) and be willing to work effectively in a department that places significant emphasis on cross-functional interaction and integration. The applicant’s research program should reflect ongoing thought leadership in the discipline and should demonstrate the potential to reinforce this perspective of cross-functional interaction and integration. Applicants also should have an appreciation for the role of their research in enhancing the department’s strength in demand and supply integration in a global context. Effective date of employment will be either August 1, 2015, or when filled.  

Qualifications
Required: Ph.D. degree in SCM-related disciplines (i.e., Logistics, Operations, Purchasing) with qualifications to be appointed at rank of assistant or associate professor.

Preferred: The ideal candidate will have had full-time industry and academic experience with responsibilities related to SCM (therefore possessing an appreciation for and awareness of business practice), the ability to work effectively as a contributing member of a faculty team, a scholarly research record as evidenced by publications in top-tier journals in the SCM field, and a demonstrated history of teaching excellence.  Also preferred is an appreciation for the interaction between elements of SCM as well as with related business functions including marketing, sales, finance, etc., the ability to teach in traditional degree programs (undergraduate and MBA programs), and an interest in teaching in interdisciplinary degree programs, Ph.D., and/or degree and non-degree executive education programs.

Program Information
The Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management is positioned within the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee. The Department has a vision of Demand/Supply Integration that integrates the mission and objectives of its programs in Marketing and Supply Chain Management within the College-wide context of Integrated Business Management. The Department enjoys a strong and meaningful position within the College, and faculty members are active participants in College-wide programs and priorities. University of Tennessee’s programs in both Marketing and Supply Chain Management have been ranked highly in national surveys.

Application Procedure
Qualified individuals are invited to submit a professional vita and letter of interest via e-mail at scmsearch@utk.edu. Names and contact information for three references should be included with the vita and letter of interest. 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 our checking their references). Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2014 and will remain open until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted at the annual conferences of the Academy of Management (Philadelphia, PA; August) and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (San Antonio, TX; September). Additional interviews may be conducted at the Decision Sciences Institute conference (Orlando, FL; November) if needed.  For further information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Mary Holcomb, (865) 974-5311 or mholcomb@utk.edu.

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.

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.   

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.  

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440.  Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

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