Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Supply Chain Management
The Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM) Department of Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business invites applications for a faculty appointment in Supply Chain Management beginning in the Fall term of 2021. The ideal candidate will enhance the department’s growing tradition for top quality research and teaching in operations and supply chain management with a particular emphasis on sustainability and/or supply chain analytics. This tenure-track position is open at the Assistant Professor level.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. or DBA in a field such as Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, or Operations Research. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to quality teaching (graduate and undergraduate), research, and service. Research streams which advance the University’s mission (www.luc.edu/mission/) will be favorably received by the committee. Candidates completing a Ph.D. by Fall 2021 are preferred but ABDs will be considered.
Supply Chain Management has been named a strategic focus area at Quinlan and ISSCM’s reputation in both academic and industry communities is growing. On the academic side, along with internationally recognized and award-winning faculty, Quinlan has served as host for major supply chain-related academic events. On the industry side, Quinlan houses a Supply Chain and Sustainability Center, opened in 2013, that currently has over 70 corporate members. This center hosts multiple industry-focused supply chain events, including an annual supply chain summit that regularly involves thought-leaders from academia, government, and industry. The center offers numerous opportunities for faculty to engage with industry in activities related to applied research and academic curriculum and program development. Ultimately, we seek applicants looking to participate in academic and industry-focused supply chain related activities.
Academic programs at Quinlan are highly ranked, including a Master of Science in SCM that is ranked #13 by US News and World Report. As part of a Jesuit Catholic University, faculty at Quinlan are committed to preparing business leaders with the highest capacity and commitment to contribute to society. The Quinlan School of Business is housed in the John and Kathy Schreiber Center, a building completed in 2015 and designed to support the school’s work to prepare such leaders. Loyola University Chicago is also part of an international network of Jesuit Catholic educational institutions. As a result, faculty at Quinlan have the opportunity to teach courses in Rome, Vietnam, and other locations outside of Chicago.
Diversity Statement: Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University believes that including a diverse group of individuals who can contribute to a robust academic environment is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically assessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also favorably view experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees. Applicants will be asked to submit a diversity statement with their application materials.
Other Information: The Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago is an AACSB accredited institution. It presently has approximately 1,600 undergraduate and 500+ graduate students, 75 full-time faculty, and four endowed chairs. The ISSCM department consists of a group of internationally recognized scholars. Located less than a mile from Chicago’s Loop and two blocks from the Magnificent Mile, Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business sits in the heart of Chicago, a world-class destination for commerce and culture. Quinlan’s location provides close connections to Chicago’s business. The School supports an undergraduate business curriculum, an evening MBA program with both full-time and flex-time students, an EMBA and other executive education programs. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our mission and deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. Loyola University Chicago is the school of choice for those who wish to seek new knowledge in the service of humanity in a world-renowned urban center as members of a diverse learning community that values freedom of inquiry, the pursuit of truth and care for others. Our mission reflects ‘preparing people to lead extraordinary lives.’ To learn more about the LUC mission, consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.
Application Deadline: The position is open until filled. Position begins in Fall 2021. The committee will begin reviewing applications in December, 2020.
All applicants must apply online at http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/14428. References will not be contacted immediately, but potentially later, in the review process. In general, the committee encourages candidates to be mindful of the length of the documents in their application, particularly documents regarding their research statement and teaching philosophy.
For the diversity statement, please use the following prompt: How has your research, teaching, and/or service addressed issues of diversity and inclusion, and how do you envision implementing future actions to demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion? The committee expects diversity statements of 300 words or fewer.
For additional information, please contact:
Mike Hewitt, PhD
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management
Quinlan School of Business
16 East Pearson Street, Office 424
Chicago, IL 60611 Telephone: (312) 915-7394
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