Assistant/Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business
Tennessee, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Description

The University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor position 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. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking to fill a position with a candidate who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Effective date of employment will be August 1, 2021, or when filled.

Program Information The Department of Supply Chain Management is positioned within 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 The candidate 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.

Qualifications 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 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 List and other high impact empirical journals for SCM scholars. The ideal candidate will 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, master’s, Ph.D., and interdisciplinary degree programs, as well as degree and non-degree executive education programs.

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