Loyola University Chicago: Two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor
Loyola Univerity Chicago
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
2 openings available.
Quinlan School of Business
Loyola University Chicago
Two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Supply Chain Management
The Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM) Department of Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business solicits interest from candidates for two faculty appointments in Supply Chain Management beginning in Fall, 2024. We welcome applications from candidates with all areas of expertise and interest in operations andsupply chain management. Both positions are tenure-track with one at the Assistant level and the other at the Associate level.
Responsibilities: Quinlan tenure-track faculty engage in impactful teaching, high-quality research, service to the profession, school, and share a strong commitment to and understanding of the University’s mission. We seek candidates who are or will become established leaders in operations and supply chain management. Candidates should demonstrate a strong research agenda and pipeline. We particularly welcome those with research and teaching interests that include sustainability, demand modeling and pricing, or dynamic and stochastic optimization.
We seek scholars who can support the academic undergraduate, and master’s level curriculum in supply chain management and operations, and industry-focused supply chain related activities. Quinlan’s reputation in Supply Chain Management in both academic and industry communities is growing. On the academic side, Quinlan offers a Master of Science in SCM that is ranked #17 by US News and World Report. Along with internationally recognized and award-winning faculty, Quinlan has served as host for major supply chain-related academic events. On the industry side, Quinlan houses a Supply Chain and Sustainability Center, opened in 2013, that currently has over 40 corporate members. This center hosts multiple industry-focused supply chain events and offers numerous opportunities for faculty to engage with industry in activities related to applied research and academic curriculum and program development.
Earned Ph.D. or DBA in a field such as Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, or Operations Research.
Established record of ongoing research activities in the field.
For the position at the Assistant level, candidates completing a Ph.D. by Fall 2024 are preferred but ABDs will be considered.
Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and experience developing curriculum.
The Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago is an AACSB-accredited institution and presently has about 2,000 undergraduate and over 500 graduate students, 95 full-time faculty, and six endowed chairs. Quinlan is housed in the Schreiber Center, a LEED Gold-certified building completed in 2015 and designed to support the school’s work to prepare high quality business leaders. Located less than a mile from Chicago’s Loop and two blocks from the Magnificent Mile, Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business sits in the heart of Chicago, a world-class destination for commerce and culture. Quinlan’s location provides close connections to Chicago’s business community. Loyola University Chicago is also part of an international network of Jesuit Catholic educational institutions. The School supports an undergraduate business curriculum, including a major and minor in supply chain management, an evening MBA program with both full-time and flex-time students, an EMBA and other executive education programs, and seven specialty master’s programs. Quinlan’s undergraduate business program was ranked #1 in Chicago (U.S. News & World Report) and multiple graduate programs are in the top 25 (U.S. News & World Report). As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our mission and deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. Loyola University Chicago is the school of choice for those who wish to seek new knowledge in the service of humanity in a world-renowned urban center as members of a diverse learning community that values freedom of inquiry, the pursuit of truth and care for others. Our mission reflects ‘preparing people to lead extraordinary lives.’ To learn more about the LUC mission, consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.
Application Deadline: The position is open until filled. Position begins in Fall 2024. The committee will begin reviewing applications immediately.
Diversity Statement (max. 300 words; see prompt)
In the cover letter, please describe area of research and preferred courses to teach.
For the diversity statement, please use the following prompt: How has your research, teaching, and/or service addressed issues of diversity and inclusion, and how do you envision implementing future actions to demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion? The diversity statement should be no more than 300 words. In the application materials, the candidate should also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process.
References will not be contacted immediately, but potentially later, in the review process. In general, the committee encourages candidates to be mindful of the length of the documents in their application, particularly documents regarding their research statement and teaching philosophy.
This position is open until filled.Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates should submit the full application through the application portal at: www.careers.luc.edu/. Note there are different links below for the different positions.
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago.
Loyola University Chicago comprises four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and it is home to 14 schools, colleges, and institutes: Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, Graduate School, Institute of Pastoral Studies, Institute of Environmental Sustainability, and Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago. Loyola also features course locations in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois; and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois.
Recognizing Loyola’s excellence in education, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the top "national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group ...of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.