The University of Missouri St. Louis invites applications for the John W. Barriger III Professorship. This is a full-time endowed tenured position in the Supply Chain & Analytics (SC&A) Department in the College of Business Administration. The Barriger Professor will be an established scholar with recognized achievements in research, excellence in teaching (both in academic programs and professional development), and an established record of external funding. The Barriger Professor will also serve as Director of the College's Center for Transportation Studies.
Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Logistics, Transportation or a related field, be passionate about applied research, and have an interest in railroads. Teaching may include undergraduate or graduate courses in supply chain management, transportation, logistics, and/or operations. As Director of the Center for Transportation Studies, key responsibilities would include establishing a continuing stream of external funding for applied research (supported by faculty from the College of Business Administration), support of the undergraduate and graduate programs in supply chain management and transportation, and strengthening ties to the regional professional community.
The ideal candidate will have:
the ability to build a nationally prominent center of excellence in the College of Business Administration in supply chain management, transportation, and/or logistics.
a record of generating strong external support for applied research projects.
strong interest and experience in working with the regional business community, and in connecting with the global/national professional community.
active interest in engaging with the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library Board of Trustees.
applied research interests and experience in supply chain management, logistics and/or transportation.
teaching interests and expertise in supply chain management, logistics and/or transportation, including undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level courses and professional education.
excellent communication skills with students, peers, staff, and members of the community.
experience in administrative roles in academia, as with departments, centers or institutes.
interest in playing a leadership role in the department and College.
This position reports to the Dean and the Chair of the Supply Chain & Analytics Department and is subject to the Collected Rules and Regulations of the University of Missouri System.
The University of Missouri?St. Louis (UMSL, commonly pronounced ""uhm-suhl"") is one of four universities in the University of Missouri System. Established in 1963, it is the newest university in the UM System, it is the largest university by enrollment in the St. Louis area with 16,809 students. UMSL's campus is located on the former grounds of the Bellerive Country Club in Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, within the municipalities of Bellerive, Bel-Nor and Normandy. Additional facilities are located at the former site of Marillac College. UMSL is proud of its motivated, active student body, which consists of over 13,000 undergraduates and 3,500 graduate and professional degree seeing students. UMSL is home to 1,447 faculty members who deliver 54 bachelor's degree programs, 37 master's degree programs, 15 doctoral degree programs and the only professional degree in optometry in Missouri. UMSL provides 24 graduate certificate programs and two education specialist programs. Express Scripts, is the largest corporation in the country, has its headquarters located on a college campus. Express Scripts has 2,500 employees working on the UMSL campus.