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Supply Chain & Analytics (SC&A) Department in the College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis

Job Description

Supply Chain & Analytics (SC&A) Department in the College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning Fall 2024. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an urban public research university located in suburban St. Louis. It is part of the four-campus University of Missouri system and located in Missouri’s most populous and economically vibrant region. The College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB and provides a supportive environment for teaching, research, and service. The SC&A Department teaches undergraduate and master’s level courses and houses the College’s PhD Program in Supply Chain & Analytics. The SC&A faculty recently secured several major research grants funded by the US DOT, NSF, and companies in the private sector.

St. Louis is a major metropolitan area that features a variety of cultural and recreational activities and moderate living costs. Many significant companies are based in St. Louis, providing numerous opportunities for applied research and interactions with business. The SC&A Advisory Board consists of leading global and local firms, and provides valuable support for the Department’s programs, students and faculty. Additional information about the department, including its Research Center and Lab of Advanced Supply Chain Analytics, can be found at: https://www.umsl.edu/business/departments/supply-chain/index.html.

• Applicants are expected to have strong research potential and a commitment to teaching excellence in supply chain management, operations management, logistics/transportation, and business analytics or other related fields.

• Applicants should also be interested in building academic strength in the department, collaborating on research grants, and active involvement in our PhD, MS in Supply Chain Analytics, and our BSBA emphases in supply chain management and business analytics.

• Qualified candidates will possess (or expect to have completed) a doctoral degree in a directly related field from an AACSB-accredited institution or an engineering program by August 2024.

• Relevant business or professional experience and/or having focused research interests in agribusiness or healthcare applications is a plus.

Qualifications

Requirements:
• A doctoral degree in a directly related field from an AACSB-accredited institution or an engineering program by August 2024. (Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management, Operations Research, Business Analytics, Industrial Engineering or other related field).
• A strong record of, or demonstrated potential for, research in supply chain management, operations management, logistics/transportation, and business analytics or other related fields.

Candidates will be evaluated on:
• Relevant business or professional experience and/or having focused research interests in agribusiness or healthcare applications is a plus.
• Experience supporting the success of students from a wide range of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
• Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate classes.

Application Materials

Interested individuals should apply online at UMSL.jobs . Applicants should include a letter of interest including the courses and research activities that define your area(s) of expertise and teaching interests; curriculum vita one research paper, minimum of two recommendations, and a teaching philosophy statement and evaluations (if available) should be emailed to Dr. Haitao Li ( lihait@umsl.edu ), chair of the search committee. Inquiries about this position can be sent to Dr. Haitao Li.

Application Deadline

Five months. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 16, but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Benefit Eligibility

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit:

https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate. In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo .

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