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University of Nebraska Lincoln
Background of Organization With its entrance into the Big Ten, the College of Business Administration at UNL has been experiencing a period of tremendous growth. Enrollments have risen dramatically in the last five years, 50 new faculty have been hired, and new resources have enabled continued faculty hiring. A new 240,000 square foot state-of-the-art CBA building will be opening in the fall of 2017. Increased support for research and close proximity to thriving business communities of Omaha and Lincoln have helped advance the college’s research goals. The college prides itself in being an open and collaborative community. Visit the CBA webpage for more information.
Address 1240 R Street, P.O. Box 880405, Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
Contact Person Ozgur Araz
Contact phone, fax and/or email
Position title Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management
Job location Lincoln, Nebraska
Position Description FACULTY POSITION FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics College of Business Administration University of Nebraska-Lincoln The newly-formed Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics within the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln invites applications for a two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2017. We seek outstanding candidates in all areas of supply chain management, operations management and/or business analytics. The Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics currently consists of 8 tenured and tenure-track faculty, along with one professor of practice. The Supply Chain Management undergraduate program was started in 2012 and current has over 120 declared majors, with a 100% placement record for its recent graduates. The project is to analyze possible futures for the unmanned space enterprise in the next thirty years. The project is to expand on a system dynamics model for the unmanned space enterprise. An early version of model can be found at Acta Astronautica, Volume 127, October–November 2016, Pages 655–666, (doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2016.07.007). The model will be used to explore architectural choices such as disaggregation, system choices such as the use of Cubesats in different orbits and policy choices such as mixes of commercial and government buses. The model will also be used to explore the effect of low earth orbit commercial launch. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will engage in preparation of original manuscripts for conferences and journals as well as aid in the writing of proposals.
Required Skills Applicants must have a doctorate in a supply chain management, operations management, business analytics or a related field (such as industrial engineering), or will have completed all of the requirements for the Ph.D. at the time of appointment. This will be an academic year (nine month) appointment. Salary, benefits, and research support are competitive and consistent with other Big Ten universities. Attainment of tenure within the College of Business Administration will require publications in top-level journals. Tenure review is conducted during the sixth year, with a three year review to provide early feedback. A successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to teach courses at the undergraduate, MS and MBA levels.
Application Requirements Applicants must submit a letter of application outlining their research and teaching experience and interests, as well as a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, qualifications, publications, and industrial and teaching experience. If possible, evidence of teaching experience should include the title and level of all courses taught, along with a summary of relevant teaching evaluations. Names and contact information for three references should also be included. To be considered for this position, applicants should go to, requisition F_160178 , click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Form. Additionally, reference letters should be submitted to: Ozgur Araz, Search Committee Chair, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, CBA, 1240 R St., PO Box 880491, Lincoln, NE 68588-4114, To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 1, 2016, although applications will be considered until the position is filled. The University of Nebraska‐Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work‐life balance, and dual careers. See
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