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Assistant Professor Tenure-Track - Operations Management

Tarleton State University
Stephenville, Texas (US)
Date posted
May 29, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Department of Management in The College of Business invites candidates to apply for the Assistant Professor of Operations Management. This appointment is a full-time, 9-month tenure-track position on Tarleton’s main campus in Stephenville, Texas. Summer appointment is dependent upon need and funding availability. This position is primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution. Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate. Requires the ability to teach and/or work remotely at the University’s discretion.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


60% Teaching and Service: Develop, implement, and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology, and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning. May be required to teach at other campuses or online. Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment, and mentoring of new and part-time faculty. 40% Research: Scholarship, and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship, or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline. Minimum Requirements:


Earned doctorate/terminal degree in the teaching discipline from an accredited university The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence and innovation in teaching and mentoring undergraduate and master’s students Must take an active role in accreditation-related tasks and other institutional service activities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability in the discipline and showing clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean. Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching and service.


Documents required:


Completed online application


Cover letter




Three professional references with complete contact information


Unofficial transcripts           


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Official transcripts must be received directly from each degree‐granting institution before a letter of appointment is issued.


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton transforms generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and inclusion through teaching and research. Degree programs for more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, at A&M RELLIS at Bryan, and online emphasize real world learning that addresses regional needs while sustaining the values of excellence, integrity and respect.




Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.





Tarleton State University stands as a distinguished institution committed to delivering a transformative educational experience. With a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1899, the university has evolved and thrived within The Texas A&M University System since 1917.

Located in Stephenville, the main campus serves as the focal point for a dynamic and enriching student experience. Additionally, flourishing classes held in Fort Worth, Waco, Bryan, and through our robust online platform extends its reach across Texas.

Tarleton State University offers a comprehensive array of academic opportunities, boasting over 120 degree programs that epitomize its dedication to providing a life-changing education.

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