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Assistant or Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management

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* *To be considered a candidate for this position an application, cover letter, curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts are required.* * *This is a security sensitive position; a complete background investigation is required.* * *Three letters of reference are also required and will be requested if you are selected for an interview. Your references will be notified via email through the applicant tracking system (PeopleAdmin).* * Please upload a cover letter/letter of interest and curriculum vitae with your online application at http://jobs.uhd.edu. * In accordance with H.B. #558, Selective Service Registration may be required. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States.

* In compliance with Texas State Senate Bill (S.B.) 805, the University of Houston–Downtown is committed to providing a preference in employment to eligible veteran, disabled veteran, surviving spouse of veteran and orphan of veteran applicants who meet minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position to which they apply. The required preferences do not compel the University to appoint a veteran, disabled veteran, surviving spouse of a veteran or orphan of a veteran. However, they do require that those who meet the veteran preference eligibility be appointed when their application assessment, combined with the veteran’s preference, is equal to or higher than that of a non-veteran.

Position Details

Title Information

Requisition Number 01003
Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management
Division Academic & Student Affairs
College Business
Department Mgmt, Mkt. & Business Admin.
Job Code 1030
Grade 999
FTE

1.0

Full Time/Part Time Full-time
FLSA Status Salary
About UHD

The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor’s and selected master’s degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, and, through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service, and scholarly research to develop students’ talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society. UHD draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community’s wealth of cultures, languages and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes. UHD employs over 1,400 faculty and staff.

Since opening its doors in 1974, UHD has grown in mission and service, and now offers baccalaureate degrees in 44 areas and eight master’s degree programs. Over 14,000 students attend classes in five Colleges: Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Public Service and Sciences and Technology, as well as University College. Approximately 2,400 students graduate each year with degrees in humanities and the arts, social sciences, business, the sciences and technology, education, criminal justice, and social work. As one of the four distinct and separate components of the University of Houston System, UHD offers educational opportunities and access to students from a variety of backgrounds, including many first-generation college students, students who work full- or part-time, students with additional family obligations, and students who transfer from community colleges and other higher education institutions. The University of Houston System is a public system of higher education that includes three other universities in addition to UHD-The University of Houston, UH-Clear Lake and UH-Victoria, as well as two teaching centers-UH System at Sugar Land and UH System at Cinco Ranch.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The policy of the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran’s status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law. Additionally, UHD prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Employees, students, and visitors to campus with questions and/or complaints regarding discrimination, or sexual misconduct (such as sexual violence) under Title IX may contact Mr. Tommy Thomason, Title IX Coordinator and Assistant Dean, Student Affairs or the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Mr. Thomason can be contacted as follows:

Mr. Tommy Thomason
One Main Street, Suite S-380
Houston, TX 77002-1001
thomasont@uhd.edu
(713) 221-8056

Notes to Applicants
  • To be considered a candidate for this position an application, cover letter, curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts are required.
  • This is a security sensitive position; a complete background investigation is required.
  • Three letters of reference are also required and will be requested if you are selected for an interview. Your references will be notified via email through the applicant tracking system (PeopleAdmin).
  • Please upload a cover letter/letter of interest and curriculum vitae with your online application at http://jobs.uhd.edu.
  • In accordance with H.B. #558, Selective Service Registration may be required. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States.

  • In compliance with Texas State Senate Bill (S.B.) 805, the University of Houston–Downtown is committed to providing a preference in employment to eligible veteran, disabled veteran, surviving spouse of veteran and orphan of veteran applicants who meet minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position to which they apply. The required preferences do not compel the University to appoint a veteran, disabled veteran, surviving spouse of a veteran or orphan of a veteran. However, they do require that those who meet the veteran preference eligibility be appointed when their application assessment, combined with the veteran’s preference, is equal to or higher than that of a non-veteran.

Position Information

Position Number 01015885
Job Description

Due to significant enrollment growth, the Department of Management, Marketing and Business Administration (MMBA) at the Davies College of Business of the University of Houston-Downtown is seeking applicants for tenure track positions in Supply Chain Management to begin fall 2017. Applicants with significant university teaching and publication records may be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.

The MMBA Department includes the following majors: General Business, Insurance and Risk Management, Management, Marketing and Supply Chain Management. The MMBA Department is housed in the Davies College of Business, which is accredited by AACSB and enrolls approximately 2,300 undergraduate and over 1,100 graduate students. The College’s new MBA program has received significant interest from the business community, and has achieved incredible growth. As a result, the college needs additional faculty to support the Supply Chain Management Concentration.

The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate Supply Chain Management courses. These courses may be offered day, evenings, and weekends as needed to serve the students in face-to-face, online, hybrid formats, and at other campuses.

In this position, the faculty member will help the Dean of the Davies College of Business engage and interact with managers in the Houston business community to ensure resulting management course competencies parallel industry needs. A successful candidate will be expected to further work with industry to facilitate placement of Davies College of Business graduates.

Candidates should provide evidence of excellence, or potential for excellence in teaching and research. We encourage a pedagogical approach to teaching that emphasizes practical applications. Applicants should exhibit a strong commitment to scholarly research in their discipline and a willingness to work with others in promoting the advancement of the university. In this position, the professor will help the Dean of the Davies College of Business to engage and interact with managers in the Houston business community in order to ensure resulting management course competencies parallel with industry needs. A successful candidate will be expected to further work with industry to facilitate placement of Davies College of Business graduates.

Requirements
  • Applicant must possess a PhD or DBA in Supply Chain Management or related field from an accredited business school. Advanced ABDs from an accredited business school are encouraged to apply, but would be expected to complete their degrees within one year from the beginning of their appointment
  • Prior work experience in a field directly related to Supply Chain Management, such as logistics, procurement, warehousing, operations, etc.
Preferred Qualifications

Graduate of an AACSB business school

Security Sensitive Position Yes
Employee Class Faculty

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD or DBA in Supply Chain Management or related field from an accredited business school or are you an advanced ABD from an accredited business school?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have prior work experience in a field directly related to Supply Chain Management, such as logistics, procurement, warehousing, operations, etc.?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents