Faculty Job in Academic & University Senior Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Department: Supply Chain Management
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As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a
healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition
waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university
contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
Job Type: Faculty
Salary: Commensurate to education and experience
Fayetteville Campus – Walton College of Business
Summary of Job Duties
candidate is expected to conduct research that contributes the body of literature related to the supply chain implications of regulation and
economic policy and assist in providing leadership to the Supply Chain Management Research Center’s emerging initiative on the supply chain
implications of regulation and economic policy.
The desired candidate may come from a variety of academic and professional
backgrounds, including supply chain management, logistics, operations management, behavioral economics, transportation economics, management
or public policy, where economic policy and regulatory decisions have implications or can be studied. 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 and fulfill
University, College and Departmental service requirements consistent with the rank. The candidate will also be responsible for helping to
promote the research being conducted through the Center.
Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application
materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from
- Ph.D. in supply chain management, logistics, operations management, behavioral economics, transportation
economics, management or public policy, or a related field that must be conferred by the start of employment
- At least four years of
experience as a tenure-track faculty
- Have a research program that demonstrates thought leadership in the discipline, as evidenced
by publications in top-tier business journals
- Established research record
related to the supply chain implications of regulation and economic policy
- Substantial experience developing or the potential to
develop relationships with external constituents
- Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor doctoral students
- Experience in
a research-oriented Center
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical
activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to
- Manipulate items with fingers, including
- Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have visual acuity to
perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or
visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and
thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures
(i.e., security guard, etc).
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check?: No
this position require a background check?
If yes, please specify
- Criminal background
- Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test?: No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We
conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex
offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or
arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a
relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner
consistent with state and federal law.
Close Date: 10/15/2017
Open Until Filled
Recruitment Contact Information
Brent D. Williams, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Executive Education and
Sam M. Walton College of Business WJWH 542
University of Arkansas
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed
Special Instructions Summary
To be actively considered for this position, interested
candidates must submit a brief cover letter and curriculum vitae (including at least three references that will be contacted at a later
Hiring Location: 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. 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. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in
the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of
Internal Posting: No
City, St.: Fayetteville, AR
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. 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. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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