Assistant Professor - Supply Chain & Logistics Technology - (FAC001617)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 25, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Supply Chain and Logistics Technology (SCLT) program at the University of Houston seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Supply Chain and Logistics. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2021.

The selected candidate is expected to develop a comprehensive research program related to his/her particular areas of interest within the field of supply chain and logistics. This work will include obtaining funding to support research activities from federal, state, and local agencies as well as industry, directing Master’s student research projects, and disseminating research findings through publications and conference presentations. The candidate will also be responsible for teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses, and participate in managing the SCLT graduate program, supporting industry partnership through our industry advisory boards, and serving the department, college, university, and community. Application review will continue until the position is filled.

The SCLT Program includes both an undergraduate and a master degree program, with a student enrollment of 700 and 30 respectively. The undergraduate program is accredited by The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). The master program is designated as a STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). For more details, please visit our web site at

The College of Technology is the third largest college at the University of Houston, and one of the fastest growing. As a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university, we are looking for highly dedicated scholars, researchers, and teachers to help us create and prepare the talent for the future’s technologists, engineers, scientists, and business leaders for a lifetime career of innovation, economic development, and workforce creation.

The University of Houston is a public research university that is located on a park-like campus a few minutes from the Houston city center. Houston is an international and multicultural city, and the University reflects this diversity. It is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and it has been recognized as the second most racially and ethnically diverse research institution in the nation. In addition, the University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities to receive National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation focuses on recruiting and retaining a diverse community of scholars. Given this, a candidate should exhibit the potential for excellence in teaching and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the faculty and graduate student population.

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

An earned Ph.D. in supply chain, logistics, transportation engineering, urban planning, or a related field. ABD candidates must complete all Ph.D. requirements by the time of appointment with the Ph.D. degree posted on the transcript. All candidates must command excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preference will be given to applicants with the following qualifications:

• Strong record of publications and research funding

• Work and/or teaching experience related to supply chain and logistics operation

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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