The Department of Supply Chain Management in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Supply Chain Management at the Assistant, Associate or Full level, beginning fall 2019. The desired candidate is expected to publish research in top-tier, business journals that contribute to the body of literature related to the intersection of supply chain management with public policy, economic policy and/or regulation or publish supply chain management research that has implications for public policy, economic policy and/or regulation.
In addition to publishing in top-tier business journals, the candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor Ph.D. students, fulfill University, College and Departmental service requirements consistent with the rank and have a role in Supply Chain Management Research Center (SCMRC) activities.
Required Qualifications: Candidates must have:
A Ph.D. in supply chain management, logistics, operations management, behavioral economics, transportation economics, management or a related field by the time the candidate begins the position
Demonstrated the capability to publish articles in top-tier business journals.
Demonstrated record of high-quality teaching
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate would have:
Established research record at the intersection of supply chain management with public policy, economic policy and/or government regulation
Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor doctoral students
3 or more years of corporate work experience
Record of high-quality undergraduate and graduate teaching
Experience teaching courses with a high degree of student-industry interaction and in face-to-face, hybrid/blended, and online formats
Experience teaching courses related to supply chain management, such as purchasing/procurement, logistics, or operations
Ability to teach in an executive MBA program
About University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
The University of Arkansas is a land grant, nationally-competitive, student-centered, research
university serving Arkansas and the world. The University has approximately 27,000 students, of
which roughly 6,000 are in the Walton College. The SCM department has educational
programming at all levels, including Executive Education and a Ph.D. program with an emphasis
in supply chain management, and is highly ranked on the SCM Journal ListTM of high impact
empirical journals for SCM scholars.
The Walton College is a Top 30 research-oriented public business school uniquely situated in a
diverse, inclusive learning community, perfectly situated to engage with top corporations and
emerging entrepreneurs and technologies on the business issues of today.
Walton’s affirming culture supports all students, faculty and staff and maximizes each individual’s
chance to learn, grow and succeed. Our faculty is recognized worldwide for its groundbreaking
research and its teaching excellence, with several members designated as distinguished professors
and university professors.
Through our recruitment efforts, we strive to engage underrepresented groups of faculty, staff
and studen...ts in unique ways as we seek answers to push business in exciting new directions in
Arkansas, the nation and the world.
Our location in Northwest Arkansas allows us to form research partnerships with leading global
corporations in a variety of disciplines to address current and future issues facing worldwide
The city of Fayetteville is located in the northwest corner of the state. It is a city of approximately
83,000 with a regional population of approximately 500,000. The region boasts one of the highest
employment growth rates and is consistently listed among the most desirable places to live in the
U.S. A number of Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, including
Walmart, Tyson Foods, and J.B. Hunt.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving
diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the university is especially interested in applications from
qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic
departments. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color,
gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status,
protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender
identity. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom
of Information Act and persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United
States on the first day of employment.