The Management Department at Niagara
University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position
at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning in January or September 2020.
The successful candidate will have
a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management, Management with a background/specialty in
Supply Chain Management, or an equivalent degree. The ability to teach in a secondary area such
as MIS, OM or HR/OB would also be valuable. To support online options, a proven
ability to teach in that format is strongly preferred. Candidates should
demonstrate success or the potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship,
and service. ABDs will be considered for tenure-track position, but Ph.D.
conferral within a specified time frame will be required for continuing
employment. Salary and benefits are
AACSB competitive (3/3 teaching load and travel/faculty development support).
As a tenure-track faculty member, the hired candidate will be
required to teach three courses in each of the fall and spring semesters,
publish impactful scholarly research and participate in service (committees,
advisement, etc.) to the department, college and university. Attendance
at periodic meetings and holding regular office hours will also be
expected. The courses assigned will primarily be in supply chain
management – though, may include other areas as department needs dictate – at
the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, and in any of traditional
(face-to-face), accelerated and online formats. The position is also
expected to support the college’s Center for Supply Chain Excellence.
About the College (http://www.niagara.edu/business/
Home to 650 undergraduate and 250
graduate business students, the College of Business Administration has
long-standing AACSB accreditation. Its MBA program was recently named in the
Top Tier in North America and global best 150 by CEO magazine. This combination
of outstanding quality and small size fosters close student-faculty
relationships permeating all aspects of instruction, research, and service.
About the Institution ( http://www.niagara.edu/ )
Niagara University was founded in
1856 by the Catholic Vincentian Fathers, whose mission emphasizes practical
training and excellence in service of society. NU’s traditional stone buildings
and leafy green campus sit on Monteagle Ridge, overlooking the Niagara River
Gorge just three miles north of the majestic Niagara Falls. Immediately
adjacent to Canada, NU’s bi-national culture is built on its close proximity to
major manufacturing and business centers in Buffalo and Toronto, attracting
from both countries’ significant populations of students and faculty.
Niagara Falls also boasts an affordable cost of living almost 20% below the
Since September, Niagara University has been
recognized for its strong record of preparing graduates for real-world success
by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Money magazine, College
Choice, and Colleges of Distinction.
About the Western New York Area
Buffalo NY and the surrounding area are
experiencing an economic resurgence with a billion dollars being invested in
the medical corridor and other industries (e.g., the largest solar panel
manufacturing facility in the United States). The average work commute time is
15-30 minutes. Summer boasts beach living, outdoor art and music festivals,
outdoor classes such as dance and yoga, bike and running paths, and patio
dining while the winter includes skiing/winter sports, professional sports, and
rich offerings in theater and the arts. Enjoy NY's extensive state-park system
all year round. Our diverse population creates a variety of dining experiences.
Forbes: ranked #1 for affordable living in
Travel & Leisure #1 on America's Favorite
Things to do
Please attach a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to online application. Candidates will be asked to also provide a
teaching evaluation summary and sample research paper.
Review of applications will begin August 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.