The School of Business at the University of Kansas is searching for a Professor in Supply Chain Management for the 2020-2021 academic year. The search is open at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Appointment at a particular level will be based on an applicant’s scholarly and teaching record. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 18, 2020.
All areas of supply chain management and operations management will be considered. Experience in teaching MBA courses and/or executive education courses are especially welcome.
The University of Kansas, School of Business offers a Ph.D. program, a Full-Time MBA, an MBA for Working Professionals, an online MBA, other master’s degrees including an MSB in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, and eight undergraduate majors including supply chain management and business analytics.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
The University of Kansas, School of Business has been educating students and creating business leaders since 1924. In May 2016, the school moved into the $70.5 million, 166,500-square-foot Capitol Federal Hall . The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, 45 minutes west of Kansas City. For information about the University of Kansas, School of Business and living in Lawrence, see http://business.ku.edu/ and https://www.ku.edu/about-lawrence .
The successful candidate must have appropriate work authorization by time of appointment.
40% - Teach effectively supply chain management/operations management courses at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. level.
40% - Publish research in a quantity and quality commensurate with the University of Kansas’s status as a Carnegie I research university.
20% - Perform service for the School, University, and the academic profession. Interact effectively with students, faculty, and the business community.
1. A PhD or D.B.A in supply chain management, operations management, industrial engineering, or a closely related discipline (or anticipated completion of doctorate by August 2020).
2. Demonstrated ability or potential to publish in top tier journals.
3. A clear ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate, masters, or Ph.D. levels in the areas of supply chain management and operations management.
Evaluation of these requirements will be made through application materials. Appointment at a particular level will be based on an applicant’s scholarly and teaching record.
For appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor:
For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor:
For appointment at the rank of Full Professor:
Additional Candidate Instruction
To be considered, candidates must submit an online application. A complete application will include a:
- letter of application describing experience and accomplishments,
- record of productivity in teaching, research and service as noted in CV,
- research statement and supplemental materials, (e.g., publications), and
- teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations).
Letters of recommendation will be requested from selected applicants as the search process moves beyond the initial screening round. Only complete application packages submitted online will be considered. First review of applicants will begin on September 30, 2019 and will continue until the position has been filled.
In the letter of application, applicants should indicate if they plan to attend the October 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.
In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant's contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU's mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following questions at the time of application. Each response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
- Please describe your experience, approach or methodologies to create and implement inclusive teaching and advising practices, pedagogical techniques and course materials to create an inclusive classroom environment.
- In your current and/or previous role, please provide an example outlining how you demonstrate your ongoing commitment in working with diverse groups/populations.
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with experience
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