Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management

University of Texas at Arlington

Job Description

The Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM) Department in the College of Business, the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Operations and Supply Chain Management with the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2024.

University Information
The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of approximately 46,000 students, UTA is the largest institution in North Texas and the second-largest in the UT System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution and as a Texas Tier One institution. In 2021, UTA received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for its deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and No. 1 in Texas for the number of degrees awarded to African American students ( Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2021). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has the fifth-most ethnically diverse undergraduate population in the United States ( U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is among the top 50 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates ( U.S. News & World Report, 2023), and its approximately 250,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 23 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to the UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Department and College/School Information
The ISOM Department offers courses in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Business Analytics, and Business Statistics in the College’s undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, MSIS, MS Business Analytics, and Ph.D. programs. The faculty members have diverse research interests and are very active in conducting high impact research and publishing in premier research journals. More information about the department and its activities can be found at: http://wweb.uta.edu/insyopma/
Diversity Statement
Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service as well as a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Applicants must have the potential for both high-quality academic research and teaching and must be willing to support the department and its initiatives.


Required Qualifications
Applicants must possess a doctorate in Operations or Supply Chain Management or a related field from an AACSB accredited (or equivalent) university by the date of appointment.


Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates who have an established research record and teaching interest in supply chain management.


Special Conditions for Eligibility
Departmental representatives will be available to provide additional information to potential candidates at INFORMS, POMS, and DSI.

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