Assistant Professor of Practice in Supply Chain Management and Analytics
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Type: Full Time
Academic / College and University
Salary and benefits are competitive and consistent with similar positions at other Big Ten universities.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: F_230013
The Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics (SCMA) in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice position. We seek outstanding candidates in all areas of supply chain management, operations management and business analytics. This is a non-tenure leading position, with a teaching load of three or four courses per semester in supply chain management and/or business analytics, including undergraduate courses, as well as online MBA and/or MS courses. This will be an academic year (nine month) appointment with an August 2023 start date.
This is a career-oriented, teaching-focused position. At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Assistant Professors of Practice are appointed to three-year terms, with performance reviews conducted annually, with the opportunity for future multi-year renewals and promotions in rank. Salary and benefits are competitive and consistent with similar positions at other Big Ten universities.
The successful candidate is expected to become involved in the department and college’s teaching mission and to teach a variety of courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, the candidate will be expected to participate, as appropriate, in the governance of the SCMA Department and College of Business, in academic program management, and in a variety of non-class activities such as student advising and curriculum development.
How to Apply for this Position
To be considered for this position, applicants should access requisition F_230013 at https://employment.unl.edu/postings/83956. Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Form. Applicants will be required to attach three (3) separate documents in PDF or Word format: 1) a letter of application outlining their relevant teaching experience and interests, including online teaching; 2) a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, qualifications, publications, teaching experience, and work experience. If possible, evidence of teaching experience should be included, including the title, level (undergraduate or graduate), and delivery method (in-class, online or blended) for all courses taught, along with a summary of the relevant teaching evaluations; and 3) names and contact information for three references.
Additionally, three reference letters should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by March 3, 2023. However, applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Applicants must have: (1) a doctorate in supply chain management, operations management, business analytics, management information systems, or a related field (such as industrial engineering) or will have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. at the time of appointment; OR (2) a master’s degree, along with significant relevant practical experience in supply chain management, operations management and/or business analytics.
Applicants must also demonstrate the potential to teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in supply chain management, operations management and/or business analytics.
The ability to teach a variety of required and elective courses in supply chain management or business analytics, at both the undergraduate and masters levels, is preferred. The potential to teach effectively in a variety of formats, such as in-person, online, and hybrid, is also preferred.
About the Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics
The Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics consists of 12 tenured and tenure-track faculty, along with two professors of practice. The department is responsible for teaching the College of Business core courses in Operations and Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics/Information Analysis. The department offers an undergraduate major in supply chain management, as well as a minor in business analytics. At the graduate level, the department teaches courses in the MBA program, and offers certificates in supply chain management, business analytics and supply chain analytics, as well MS degrees in Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management. The department launched a PhD specialization in Supply Chain Management and Analytics during the 2022-2023 academic year.
The College of Business, established in 1913, moved into a new 240,000 square foot, $84 million dollar state-of-the-art building in the fall of 2017. The Undergraduate Program, consisting of 11 majors and 4 minors, is ranked 44th by US News and World Report, and emphasizes real-world experiences for students. The Online MBA Program is rank...ed 8th in the nation by Poets and Quants, 13th in the world by the Financial Times, and 26th among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report. Strong support for research and close proximity to the thriving business communities of Omaha and Lincoln help advance the research goals of our 120 faculty and 40 Ph.D. students, in an open, inclusive and collaborative community. Visit the College of Business webpage: http://business.unl.edu/
Lincoln, population 290,000, is the third largest city in the Big Ten and is known for its college-town atmosphere, but also offers the attractions and entertainment opportunities of a large metropolitan area. Lincoln boasts low unemployment, low cost of living, and low crime, along with a strong vision for growth, vibrant downtown, extensive bike trails, numerous golf courses and parks, a wide variety of restaurants, shops and museums, and top college sports teams. For more information visit: http://www.lcoc.com/