Operations & Supply Chain Management, Visiting Assistant Professor

Edmond, Oklahoma, United States

Job description

Job ID: 2018-5048

# of Openings: 1

Category: Faculty

Org Number: 010060

Department: Information Systems & Op Mgmt

Division: Provost Vice President

Job Type: Faculty

Location: US-OK-Edmond

Proposed Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience and Credentials

Targeted Job Start Date: 8/13/2018

Hours Per Week: 40

Weeks Per Year: 52

Regular Workdays/Hours: MTWRF hours will vary

Exempt Status: Exempt

College/Department Overview:

The College of Business has 76 full-time faculty and 40 part-time faculty in 6 academic departments; Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems & Operations Management, Management, and Marketing. The College currently offers 13 undergraduate majors serving more than 2,500 students, and 2 graduate programs serving more than 100 students combined. The faculty and staff of the College are committed to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation in support of our efforts to prepare students to become productive, ethical, and engaged citizens and business leaders, while promoting commerce and advancing the quality of life in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. The College is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). For further information see our website at http://business.uco.edu.

Position Overview:

Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

The Operations and Supply Chain Management program invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management to begin in August 2018 (non-tenure track).

  • Successful candidates will be expected to teach a 4:4 load at the undergraduate level. Fall courses will be multiple sections of the introductory course to Operations Management.
  • This visiting position will primarily require teaching responsibilities.
  • Candidates should expect to continue his/her scholarly activities throughout this appointment.
  • Attendance and participation in department, college, and university faculty meetings is expected.

Qualifications/Experience Required:An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

Qualifications/Experience Preferred:

  • PhD in Operations Management or Supply Chain Management from an AACSB accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered.
  • Academically qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses per AACSB guidelines.
  • This position expects scholarly activity in your area of specialization to continue.
  • Experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Experience with R, SAS, or other analytics tools a plus.


  • Ability to teach introductory and advanced classes in operations management, supply chain management, management science, and management of service operations.
  • Ability to actively engage students in learning activities.

Physical Demands:Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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