Assistant Professor of Project/Supply Chain Management

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West Hartford CT

The University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management to start in August 2019. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a specialization in the area of Project Management defined by research and publications.

Responsibilities: Faculty members normally teach three courses per semester at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, both on-ground and on-line. The Barney School offers both day and evening classes. In addition to teaching, faculty are expected to engage in scholarly activities; participate in Departmental, School, and University service; and develop partnerships within the local business community.

Expertise and Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have a doctoral degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Project Management, or related area. ABD candidates with documentation of degree completion prior to June 2019 will also be considered. Candidates must demonstrate potential to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Operations Management, Project Management, and Supply Chain Management. Candidates must also demonstrate evidence of scholarly activities and potential for superior teaching, both on-ground and on-line, employing appropriate pedagogical technologies. PMP certification is desirable.

University of Hartford: The University is located within the Greater Hartford area, which is rich in cultural and recreational activities, and is within driving distance from metropolitan Boston and New York. Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. Our five year strategic plan is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu.

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply. There may also be opportunities to teach in our innovative interdisciplinary All-University Curriculum.

Barney School: The Barney School of Business enrolls over 1,000 students in seven undergraduate concentrations and three graduate programs. It is ranked among top business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek (undergraduate), U.S. News and World Report (MBA), and Princeton Review (overall business school). The school has 40 full-time faculty members and is accredited by AACSB-International. The mission of the school is to create a student-focused learning environment that prepares men and women to become leaders and decision-makers who are ready to pursue careers. More information on the school and its mission can be found at http://www.hartford.edu/barney/.

How to apply

Qualified candidates should apply electronically at http://hartford.peopleadmin.com/postings/2275. All applications should include a statement of interest and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference. Applicants are expected to describe in their statement of interest how their teaching and/or scholarship will advance intercultural competence in all students. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Hartford was chartered on Feb. 21, 1957, as a University for the Hartford community. It merged three existing schools, the Hartford Art School, the Hartt School of Music, and Hillyer College.