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Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of SCM -all disciplines, (Fall 2024)

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 24, 2023

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. Duties include conducting research, teaching business-oriented supply chain classes, and conducting departmental service assignments. The position is open in terms of expertise/interest, but significant emphasis will be placed on the ability of the individual to drive research that is impactful to theory and practice. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking to fill the position with a candidate who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

The University of Tennessee values diversity and is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. 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.


· Successful Candidates for Assistant Professor rank for this position will have:

o An earned Ph.D. (at time of appointment) with a major in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or a closely related field.

o Evidence-based record of increasing peer-reviewed publications and presentations, and a growing record of excellent teaching and undergraduate mentoring.

o Evidence of excellent research, quantitative, and communication skills with an appreciation for both theoretical and applied knowledge.

o The ability to communicate effectively to diverse audience including faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, and industry professionals.

o An ability to contribute meaningfully to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University, especially experience working with diverse students and the ability to contribute to fostering diversity and inclusion within the University community.

· Successful Candidates for Associate Professor rank for this position will – in addition to the above – have:

o Evidence of an established research agenda within the Supply Chain Management field

o Evidence of successful doctoral student and junior faculty mentoring

o Established record of service at the department, college, and discipline levels

Application Instructions

Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, 3 references, and vita online at the interfolio link : to be considered for this position. Letters can be addressed to Chair, Search Committee Position 50562270, Department of Supply Chain Management, Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 916 Volunteer Blvd. Knoxville, TN 37996-0503. Screening of applicants will begin on August 7, 2023 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. 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, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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