University of Missouri-Kansas City, Henry W. Bloch School of Management
Kansas City, Missouri
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Assistant/Associate Professor Supply Chain Management
University of Missouri-Kansas City, Henry W. Bloch School of Management
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Type: Full Time
Academic / College and University
The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position from outstanding candidates with expertise in Supply Chain Management. Consideration will be given to candidates for assistant or associate positions. Candidates are expected to have outstanding research and teaching credentials. Candidates are required to have a PhD or DBA in supply chain management or a related discipline where the business school of accredited by AACSB. ABDs will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with strong expertise in analytics. Evidence of instructional effectiveness is required, with priority given to candidates demonstrating the ability to utilize both traditional and online modalities and the ability to address the needs of both undergraduate students and experienced professionals and executives. Also required is evidence demonstrating the capability to publish in high-impact journals. For more senior candidates, the candidate must have an established and active research program with a significant portfolio of publications in top-tier outlets. The desired start date is Fall 2022. This is a full-time position with benefits. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and strong research support.
Responsibilities: Conduct scholarly research and publish in good quality discipline-specific journals, teach on-campus and online undergraduate and/or graduate courses. Maintain AACSB faculty qualifications. Support the school’s mission through internal and external service.
Candidates need to apply online. To assure full consideration, electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate’s ability to meet stated qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, copies of publications (if any), a listing of courses taught along with teaching evaluation scores, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Application materials must be submitted by clicking the “Apply Now” tab below. Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.) in filenames.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The desired start date is Fall 2022.
An official copy of transcript(s), showing when degree(s), were conferred will be required before an official offer is made to final candidate. The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. An official copy of that transcript must be sent to the Office of the Dean, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, 5110 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64110. Your appointment is contingent upon verification of your degrees.
Significant support from the Bloch Family Foundation, established by our School’s namesake, Henry W. Bloch, encourages excellence in research, teaching, and engagement, with a particular focus on serving historically marginalized populations. The School is centrally positioned within the growing Kansas City metropolitan area, an area that boasts recent recognition for its unique combination of a low cost of living and a high quality of life and robust racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. The region offers many opportunities to enjoy the arts, music, food, the outdoors, and a vibrant sports culture. It offers short commutes and excellent options for elementary and secondary education. Kansas City is home to a number of major corporations, significant foundations, as well as a vibrant community of start-ups and non-profit organizations.
The Bloch School enrolls over 2000 undergraduate and graduate students and also offers extensive non-credit programming through executive and continuing education. The Bloch School has over 60 full-time faculty and also partners with a talented group of adjunct faculty, many of whom who are in leadership roles at organizations in the region. The school is committed to providing outstanding educational experiences for a broad range of students. We serve professionals and executives who are focusing on further developing their capabilities while fully engaged in a demanding career. We serve undergraduate students who are focused on developing skills for their first professional assignment. We serve first generation students and those from historically marginalized or underserved populations. We serve experienced professionals seeking to make a career change. And we serve students pursing specialized graduate degrees and certificates.
The Bloch School has developed strong partnerships with corporations, start-ups, non-profits, and governmental organizations throughout the Kansas City region. Our partners are engaged with the Bloch School by serving on Advisory Boards, supporting career programs, engaging in the classroom, and providing opportunities for internships and experiential learning. We strive to support our partners by offering programs designed to meet their talent development needs.
The Bloch School, with both AACSB and NASPAA accreditation, is committed to offering innovative programs and to ensuring students have access to outstanding career and student support services, vibrant student organizations, and opportunities to engage in global business experiences.
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Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.
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