Assistant/Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The School of Business at the University of Indianapolis seeks applicants for a non-tenure-track Professor of Professional Practice in the field of Supply Chain Management. This is a full-time, nine month faculty position with a start date of August 2021.

Teaching requirements will consist primarily of Principles of Supply Chain Management and field courses in Procurement Management and Quality Management at the undergraduate and MBA levels. The normal teaching load is 24 semester hours per academic year. Successful candidates should have significant experience in the field with teaching experience not required but strongly preferred. Service to the school, University and community are also requirements for the position.

The University of Indianapolis is a private, comprehensive university whose motto is “Education for Service.” Ranked among national universities by U.S. News & World Report, the university is situated in the 12th largest city in the United States, located on an attractive 65-acre urban campus in an area with an affordable cost of living. It is within a 10-minute drive of what Forbes magazine lists as one of “America’s Best Downtowns” where the potential for networking includes a rich social and intellectual confluence of professionals, artists, and cultural/educational events. Founded in 1902, UIndy has a home campus of more than 5,500 students. The ACBSP-accredited School of Business has a collegial faculty and is home to more than 700 undergraduates in 9 majors as well as 200 plus students in a variety of MBA and other masters level programs. Personal attention, small interactive classes, and flexible programming are the rule rather than the exception.

The ideal candidate would have PhD in operations or supply chain management or a PhD in industrial engineering or a DBA. Qualified candidates with a master’s degree is the minimum academic qualification for this position. Significant work in supply chain management, purchasing, supply management, production or operations management is required. Prior experience in applied consulting or work experience in the field is desirable; quality teaching is essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach 24 semester hours per academic year
  • Provide service to the school, University and community


QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD in operations or supply chain management, PhD in industrial engineering, or a DBA is preferred
  • Master's degree required
  • Significant work in supply chain management, purchasing, supply management, production or operations management is required
  • Prior experience in applied consulting or work experience in the field is desirable
  • Quality teaching experience is essential


BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Free Parking


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