Work Schedule: Full-time academic year Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor position available September 1, 2018. Some evenings may be required.
General Description: The Pacific Lutheran University School of Business invites applications for a full-time 2018-19 visiting position in Management (Supply Chain/Operations) starting September 1, 2018. Applicants should be able to provide undergraduate and graduate instruction in supply chain/operations courses.
The programs in the School of Business have been continuously accredited by AACSB International since 1971. Faculty and staff seek to advance the University’s vision of academic distinction through enhanced global focus, student-faculty collaboration in research and service projects, and by helping students find their own paths to meaningful and successful lives. The School has a mission of producing graduates with character and competence to be leaders in their communities and in the enterprises they serve. The School of Business supports these goals by maintaining a balanced faculty load for teacher-scholars.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: -Teach supply chain/operations courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. -Contribute to the University and the School of Business through relevant service.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: -We seek collegial faculty with demonstrated significant professional or academic engagement in accordance with our AACSB International accreditation. -Ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in supply chain/operations in the BBA and MBA programs.
Required Qualifications: Terminal degree in Supply Chain/Operations or closely related field must be in hand by September 1, 2018, for appointment at the Visiting Assistant Professor level. ABD or Master’s Degree is required by September 1, 2018, for appointment at the Instructor level.
Preferred Qualifications: -Ph.D. in Management (Supply Chain/Operations) or closely related field from a university with an AACSB accredited program. -Preference for candidates who are academically or professionally qualified with respect to PLU’s AACSB International accreditation. -Previous teaching experience in supply chain/operations. -Preference for collegial faculty who view themselves foremost as educators, possess a commitment to scholarship to inform their teaching, and will support our students in the search for meaningful lives in the global economy.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching evaluations, and a list of three references online at https://employment.plu.edu. Applications will be accepted through the online process only.
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Pacific Lutheran University purposefully integrates the liberal arts, professional studies and civic engagement in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. With distinctive international programs and close student-faculty research opportunities, PLU helps its 3,100 students from all faiths and backgrounds discern their life’s vocation through coursework, mentorship and internships at world-class Puget Sound-area businesses and institutions.
Founded in 1890 by Norwegian pioneers, PLU continues the distinctive tradition of Lutheran higher education through its commitment to the advancement of knowledge, thoughtful inquiry and questioning, the preparation of citizens in service to the world and to its ongoing reform. Located in the Parkland neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington, PLU is set in a region that also offers vast opportunities for outdoor recreation, culture and sports.
Pacific Lutheran University welcomes applications from women, members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional perspectives to our learning environment. PLU is an equal opportunity employer.
Pacific Lutheran University is a private university located in Tacoma, Washington. The university is home to approximately 3,200 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Through its seven schools: Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts& Communication, Business, Education and Kinesiology, and Nursing, Pacific Lutheran offers more classes and more opportunities than most liberal arts colleges. Students have the opportunity to work close-up and hands –on with professors and classmates. Professors at Pacific Lutheran not only serve as mentors who help students discover the professional opportunities in academic fields, but as colleagues who work side- by -side with students on research and creative projects. Pacific Lutheran seeks to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership, and care- for other people, for their communities, and for the earth.