The Earl E. Congdon Distinguished Professorship in Supply Chain Management
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Type: Full Time
The Earl E. Congdon Distinguished Professorship in Supply Chain Management
Brief Summary of Work for this Position The Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics, and Information Systems within the Cameron School of Business seeks an outstanding faculty member for a Distinguished Professorship in Supply Chain Management. This is a nine-month tenured position at the rank of professor, scheduled to begin the Fall Semester of 2024. This position is for an initial five-year term, and upon review, the distinguished professor is eligible to receive an unlimited renewable five-year appointment. This Distinguished Professorship in Supply Chain Management is a prestigious designation for a faculty member who has earned prominence for scholarly and professional achievements in supply chain management research. The Distinguished Professor will be responsible for teaching in the supply chain management discipline, scholarly research, and practice that advances the understanding of supply chain management.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Ph.D. in operations management or supply chain management from an AACSB-accredited or equivalent business school.
Active and internationally recognized research record and the ability and willingness to interact with the supply chain management academic community and engage in scholarly outreach.
Ability and willingness to teach in at least two of the following areas:
supply chain management, purchasing, and materials management, logistics and distribution management, transportation management, project management, supply chain strategy, and quality management.
Ability and willingness to mentor junior faculty colleagues to enhance the Congdon School research productivity and work collaboratively with colleagues in the Congdon School and Cameron School of Business.
Meaningful agendas for research, grant writing, teaching, engagement, and service to the supply chain management discipline that will bring distinction to UNCW, the Cameron School of Business, and the Congdon School.
Evidence of a distinguished record of teaching face-to-face and online courses at graduate and undergraduate levels.
Leadership activity in preparing undergraduate and graduate supply chain management students for professional careers and the ability and willingness to enhance the quality and standing of the supply chain management and related programs at UNCW.
Experience and success in securing grant funding.
Experience and ability to engage with the business community on matters related to information systems, including the ability and willingness to play an active role on the Congdon School’s supply chain center and advisory board.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit The Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics, and Information Systems is part of UNCW’s Cameron School of Business. It supports the B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Business Analytics, Information Systems, and Supply Chain Management, the B.S. in Information Technology, and the B.S. in Cybersecurity. At the graduate level, the school supports the MBA, M.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems, M.S. in Business Analytics, and M.S. in Supply Chain Management.
College/School Information UNCW boasts a beautiful 661-acre wooded campus with approximately 16,500 students and is one of the fastest growing institutions in the University of North Carolina system. The Cameron School of Business is AACSB accredited and serves more than 2200 business majors, including graduate students in the PMBA, EMBA, M.S. in Accounting, International MBA, M.S in Business Analytics, M.S. in Finance and Investments, and M.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems programs.
The Wilmington metropolitan area comprises approximately 225,000 people and features a thriving port, business community, and tourism industry. Bordered by both the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, Wilmington offers the best in coastal living.
University Information The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.
A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.
The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.
Special Notes to Applicants Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm EST on December 31, 2023 the position closing date. To apply, please complete the online application and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document including: Cover letter
List of three professional references.
Combined unofficial graduate transcripts
Statement of teaching philosophy
Agendas for grant writing, engagement, and service
Applicants may upload additional materials under the Other category if needed.
UNCW is committed to diversity and inclusion. All members from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required
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