Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Sep 13 2019 Job Description:
The Department of Management in Western Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor in Management - Operations Management starting August 15, 2020.
Anticipated teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses in operations management, decision modeling, and related courses in operations/supply chain management. The successful candidate will have demonstrated capability for high-impact scholarly research and excellent teaching in an environment where collaboration and collegiality are valued. Service to the department, college, university, and the profession is expected.
The Management Department currently has 18 full-time faculty members. The department supports four undergraduate programs: business administration, human resource management, entrepreneurship, and international business, and an MBA program. (https://www.wku.edu/management/)
The Gordon Ford College of Business is AACSB accredited in both business and accounting and currently offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in various business majors. The Department of Management houses the largest number of majors within the College, and is one of the largest programs on campus.
A qualified candidate should have obtained a Ph.D. (or DBA) degree (or anticipated by August, 2020) in operations management, supply chain management from an AACSB accredited business school, or a closely related discipline from an internationally/nationally accredited program or school.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO) at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.