We invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in supply chain and operations management or related discipline, such as applied statistics, by the starting date of the appointment, August 31, 2020. Preference will be given to applicants with strong evidence of research on contemporary and impactful problems in the domain of supply chain and operations, as well as the potential to excel in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Applicants with rigorous training in empirical methods (e.g., statistical, econometric, experimental, and/or data-analytic methods) are required.
The Supply Chain and Operations (SCO) Department in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota has 11 tenured/tenure-track faculty and 3 full-time teaching faculty. The department faculty teach courses in the undergraduate, MBA, Ph.D., and other specialty programs, and conduct a wide variety of research in the Supply Chain and Operations discipline. The department is home to the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program, targeted at high potential working professionals, and the Juran Center for Research in Supply Chain, Operations, and Quality. In 2018, Gartner ranked the Carlson School’s undergraduate program in supply chain management 11th and Master of Science program in supply chain management 6th in the U.S. The department has an active doctoral program with 12 full-time students currently in residence. For more information on the department, visit https://carlsonschool.umn.edu/departments/supply-chain-operations-department.
The Carlson School of Management is home to many eminent scholars in a wide array of disciplines and has a long tradition of active scholarship. It ranks 15th in research contributions according to the 2019 UT Dallas World Business School Rankings, and ranks 10th in the world for intellectual contributions, according to the 2018 Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU) in Business Administration. For more information on the school, visit https://carlsonschool.umn.edu/
The Carlson School of Management and the University of Minnesota are situated at the heart of the Minneapolis-St. Paul business community, whose economy is fueled by the global manufacturing, medical device and healthcare, food and agribusiness, and retail industry sectors. Headquartered in Minneapolis-St. Paul are 17 Fortune 500 companies, including 3M, Target, General Mills, United Health Group, Best Buy, Land O’Lakes, C.H. Robinson and Ameriprise. The Carlson School faculty benefit greatly by partnering with the business community directly and through its many research centers. The Carlson School offers ample financial resources and an excellent infrastructure to support research and teaching excellence. It provides a vibrant, scholarly environment for pursuing cross-disciplinary research on significant problems.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.umn.edu and enter job ID: 333674 in the “keywords” search box. Applicants should follow instructions and submit all the requested documents listed online on the job description page. For questions about the application process, contact Vicki Lund at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 624-9827.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
The search committee intends to undertake the initial screening interviews, once the review of application begins, via the Carlson School’s high-fidelity video conferencing facility.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.