Southern Utah University
  • 02-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Cedar City, UT, USA
  • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Full Time

Outstanding benefits package includes 14.2% employer contribution to retirement, preferred health and dental insurance, disability & life insurance, and employer contributions to HSA

Job Description:

The Leavitt School of Business at Southern Utah University is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in Operations Management, at either the Assistant Professor (PhD) or Lecturer (MS/MBA) level. With a university focus on experiential learning and a growing MBA program, the successful candidate will provide quality learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students. SUU is an Equal Employment opportunity employer and the School of Business is committed to the principles underlying this policy.

The successful candidate will be able to teach Supply Chain & Logistics Management, and Operations Management courses as well as offer electives based on research or professional experience.

The ability to develop and deliver online courses, in addition to on-campus courses, will be given preference in the hiring process.

In the cover letter, top candidates will discuss how they will meet these expectations.

The position is available for Fall Semester 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide excellent instruction in graduate and undergraduate courses in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Operations Management courses, and possibly other Operations Management-elective topics. Summer courses may be available to teach for additional compensation.
2. Engage with and mentor students in alignment with the mission and vision of the university and school.
3. Maintain an active research agenda which enhances classroom instruction.
4. Work in a team-based environment, provide service to the university and school, and interact positively with students, faculty, and staff.

In accordance with Utah State Code 53B-1-110, appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Required Qualifications-

  • An earned doctorate in Operations Management or a related field is preferred. A master's degree in Operations Management or a related field with significant professional or teaching experience will also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications-

  • Teaching expertise in various Operations Management topics as demonstrated in university or corporate settings.
  • Candidates with experience teaching at the university level are preferred.
  • Candidates with experience in online education are also preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply:

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Past course evaluations (if applicable)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy (limit to 1 page)
  • Research Statement (limit to 1 page)
  • Contact Information for at least 3 professional references
  • Copy of unofficial graduate transcripts (Official transcripts will be requested upon hire)

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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