Assistant/Associate/Professor of Supply Chain Management
Deadline for Applications extended to 1/05/2021

Code: 16796 Posted: 11/18/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management.

Primary responsibilities for this tenure track position are teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in operations and supply chain management, conducting research, and providing service to the department, college, university, community, and profession.

 The College of Business, Economics, and Computing is AACSB accredited and recognizes multiple types of research including basic, applied, and pedagogical. The college particularly values teaching, research and professional engagement that connects the faculty and students to the vibrant SE Wisconsin region, as well as global business. The college also encourages high impact practices such as supervising student organizations, participating in competitions, and undergraduate/graduate student research.

Applicants should have or be pursuing a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or Industrial Engineering. Applicant should be able to teach a variety of operations and supply chain management courses, such as but not limited to Logistics, Sourcing, Supplier Management, and Quality Management. In addition, the candidate should be able to teach courses in the operations and project management areas. The teaching load for the position is 24 credits annually (4/4 load is the norm) with some reassign time for teaching graduate classes. Applicants should be interested in teaching in a variety of formats including face-to-face, online, hybrid, and competency-based education.

Essential Job Functions


  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate supply chain management, operations management, and project management courses consistent with the faculty member’s area of expertise. Assigned classes can be taught in face-to-face, online, hybrid, or competency-based format.
  • Advise or mentor students
  • Develop new classes and update existing classes in face-to-face, hybrid, online, and competency-based format
  • Maintain currency through scholarly work and professional engagement
  • Attend department, college, and university meetings and assist with relevant activities and events
  • Provide service to the university, community, and the relevant academic discipline profession; service can include advising student organizations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to teach online courses and face-to-face courses in a traditional university classroom equipped with a chalkboard/whiteboard and multimedia technology
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct research and scholarly activities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff verbally, electronically (via email, Skype, or FaceTime), and in writing
  • Ability to learn new teaching/learning methodologies
  • Ability to use course management software (e.g., Desire2Learn or Canvas)
  • Ability to work in an office and meet with individual students
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while being responsive to Departmental and University needs
  • Ergonomic requirements: sufficient mobility and dexterity to move around office, campus, and community; ability to work with a laptop computer; and, ability to attend meetings, workshops, seminars, and conferences
  • Equipment to be used on the job: laptop computer; printer; photocopier; classroom multimedia technology (e.g., data projector); and, communication technologies (e.g., telephone/voicemail)

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • Candidates with PhD, DBA, or similar terminal degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or other similar area. All but Dissertation (ABD) candidates are encouraged to apply. A doctoral degree must be completed by start date.
  • Demonstrated record of high-quality annual research productivity in recent years with increasing expectations in accordance with higher rank and experience.  
  • Candidates at the Associate or Professor level must have the academic credentials, including active scholarship, service, and a strong teaching record, to qualify for these positions.


Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
  • Names and Contact information for three professional references
  • Teaching Philosophy

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2021are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 01/05/2021

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