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The Earl E. Congdon Distinguished Professorship in Supply Chain Management Systems
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Date Posted Jul. 5, 2024
Title The Earl E. Congdon Distinguished Professorship in Supply Chain Management Systems
University University of North Carolina Wilmington
Wilmington, NC, United States
Department Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Endowed/Distinguished Professor
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
    Business - General

The Earl E. Congdon Distinguished Professorship in Supply Chain Management Systems

University of North Carolina Wilmington

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Vacancy Number: 16F-616

Position Number: 6084

Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus

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Brief Summary of Work for this Position: The Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics, and Information Systems within the Cameron School of Business seeks an outstanding faculty member for a Distinguished Professorship in Supply Chain Management. The position is a nine-month tenured position at the rank of full professor or associate professor, scheduled to begin Fall Semester 2025

For a Professor, the recipient of the Distinguished Professorship shall be called "Distinguished Professor;" for an Associate professor; the recipient shall be called "Distinguished Scholar." This position is for an initial five-year term, and, upon review, there will be the option to renew the appointment every 5 years. This Distinguished Professorship in Supply Chain Management is a prestigious designation for a faculty member who has earned prominence for scholarly and professional achievements in supply chain management research and service ("Distinguished Professor") or who shows great promise to achieving professional prominence ("Distinguished Scholar"). The Distinguished Professor/Scholar will be responsible for teaching in the supply chain management discipline, scholarly research, and practice that advances the understanding of supply chain management. The successful candidate is expected to provide the following:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. in operations management or supply chain management from an AACSB-accredited or equivalent business school.
  • An active and internationally recognized research record, an ability, and a willingness to interact with the supply chain management academic profession and engage in educational and professional outreach.
  • Evidence of a distinguished record in teaching both face-to-face and online courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, the candidate must be able to teach in at least two of the following areas: Purchasing and materials management, logistics and distribution management, transportation management, project management, supply chain strategy, and quality management.
  • Leadership activity in preparing undergraduate and graduate Supply Chain Management students for professional careers, in enhancing the quality and standing of the supply chain management and related programs at UNCW.
  • Experience and success in securing grant funding.
  • Experience and ability to engage with the business community on matters related to supply chain management and play an active role in the advisory board.
  • A proposed agenda for research, grant writing, teaching, engagement, and service to the discipline that will bring distinction to UNCW, the Cameron School of Business, and the Congdon School.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • The candidate is expected to focus on research in the supply chain management area and teach both face to face and online courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Mentoring junior faculty colleagues to enhance the Congdon School research productivity, and in collaborating with colleagues in the Congdon School and Cameron School of Business

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College/School Information: UNCW boasts a beautiful 661-acre wooded campus with approximately 16,500 students and is one of the fastest growing institutions in the University of North Carolina system. The Cameron School of Business is AACSB accredited and serves more than 2200 business majors, including graduate students in the PMBA, EMBA, M.S. in Accounting, International MBA, M.S in Business Analytics, M.S. in Finance and Investments, and M.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems programs.
The Wilmington metropolitan area comprises approximately 225,000 people and features a thriving port, business community, and tourism industry. Bordered by both the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, Wilmington offers the best in coastal living.

University Information: The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the states coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nations only bachelors degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The universitys efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of "Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity" institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement: At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents - except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment: Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Number of Openings: Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm EST on August 5, 2024 the position closing date. To apply, please complete the online application and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document including: Cover letter. Curriculum vitae Research summary. Research agenda for five years. Statement of teaching philosophy Agendas for grant writing, engagement, and service List of three professional references. Combined unofficial graduate transcripts. Applicants may upload additional materials under the other category if needed. UNCW is committed to diversity and inclusion. All members from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Job Posting Date: 07/02/2024

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