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University Faculty Supply Chain Management

Weber State University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 6, 2023

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University Faculty Supply Chain Management

Requisition Number: F00362P:

Job Description:
Summary of Job Description
The Goddard School of Business and Economics at Weber State University invites applicants for an open position in Supply Chain Management at the tenure-track assistant professor rank to begin July 1, 2024, or as mutually agreed. Depending on applicant interests and program needs, teaching responsibilities may be at the undergraduate and MBA levels and include in-person, online and hybrid course formats.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach and research in supply chain management, with specialization in one or more of the following areas:
  • Purchasing and supply management
  • Supply chain leadership, communication, negotiations, change management and soft skills development
  • Logistics management including distribution and warehousing management
  • Contract management
  • Supply chain strategy and global supply chain management
  • Supply chain analytics, information systems and technologies, and/or
  • Sustainable supply chain management

Furthermore, the candidate will have commitment to experiential learning pedagogy and to service for program development and engagement with industry stakeholders.
A 3/3 teaching load is standard for academically qualified faculty. The Goddard School offers a financial incentive program for research, and a generous retirement contribution requiring no employee match.

Job Duties:

Required Qualifications:
Required Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate from a reputable university in Supply Chain Management, or closely related discipline. ABD candidates close to completion also may be considered.
  • Teaching experience or potential for teaching success.
  • Research experience or potential for research success.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise and ability to teach in one or more of the following core supply chain areas:
    • Purchasing and supply management
    • Supply chain leadership, communication, negotiations, change management and soft skills development
    • Logistics management including distribution and warehousing
    • Contract management

  • Relevant industry experience or teaching experience with experiential learning pedagogy is a plus.
  • Interests or background in aerospace, logistics services, ecommerce, healthcare, outdoor recreation, or manufacturing industry would be a plus.
  • Commitment to excellence in service
  • Strong professional recommendations

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 09/06/2023
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicants:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please complete the online application and attach all of the following documents:
  1. Current curriculum vita
  2. Cover letter that describes the applicant’s interest and qualifications for this position. Include any relevant professional certifications, statement of personal teaching and research philosophy, explanation of preferred courses to teach, and any plans to attend the Fall 2023 conferences of CSCMP, INFORMS, or DSI.
  3. Summaries of student course evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness
  4. Transcripts showing graduate course work and degrees earned
  5. Names of three references with contact information (Note: references will not be contacted until a candidate progresses into final review stages).

Screening of applications will begin October 8, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Criminal background check is required as a condition of employment. Weber State University is an AA/EEO employer.
About the SCM Program and University
Weber State University has a long tradition of excellence in SCM. Established as a logistics program in 1969, WSU’s supply chain program is among the oldest SCM programs in the United States. A decade ago, the school established the Jerry and Vickie Moyes Center for Supply Chain Excellence with a multi-million-dollar endowment pledge from WSU alumnus and transportation industry magnate, Jerry Moyes, and has built an active industry advisory board. Our SCM students have won national supply chain case competitions at Arizona State, Minnesota, and GM/Wayne State. Demand for our students far exceeds our available graduates. Recruiters include Amazon, Amer Sports, Autoliv, Boeing, DoD/Hill Air Force Base, Henkel, Intermountain Health, Kimberly-Clark, L3Harris, Newell Brands, Northrop Grumman, OC Tanner, Parker Hannifin, Swift Transportation/Logistics, Toyota, and UPS, among others.
WSU maintains a small-school atmosphere even with its 25,000+ full and part-time students and prides itself on quality teaching, commitment to meeting the needs of students at every stage of life, and ongoing service to the community. As a Carnegie Master’s University (M1), WSU complements its 225+ undergraduate programs with 20 graduate programs including the business school’s MBA, Master of Accounting, and Master of Taxation programs. The Goddard School is committed to teaching and research excellence as evidenced by its long-standing AACSB accreditation, and for twenty years running has been named an outstanding business school by The Princeton Review.
WSU occupies a beautiful campus nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains in Ogden, Utah, and is 35 miles north of Salt Lake City International Airport. With the university’s location at the top end of a metropolitan area of 2 million population, one can choose to live in a small city or in the center of a major economic and technology hub. Forbes magazine has rated Utah as #1 Best State for Business multiple times and rated Ogden among the 10 Best Cities for Raising a Family. National Geographic also named Ogden as one of America’s best adventure towns. The area offers year-round cultural events and outdoor recreational activities. Major industries in the region include aerospace, logistics/distribution, manufacturing, information technology, biomedical, healthcare, and outdoor recreation products and services.
Weber State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. With the university’s positioning for designation as an Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution, the SCM program welcomes applicants who could support this initiative and/or other efforts for serving our diverse student body and community stakeholders.

Physical Activity of this position: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction., Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position. , Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. , Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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