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Assistant Professor - Supply Chain
DATE:   11/3/2020
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Professor - Supply Chain
JOB CLASS:   Regular Full time
JOB STATUS:   Assistant Professor
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Dean of College of Business Administration
DEPARTMENT:   Management


The Management Department at Niagara University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning in August 2021.

Job Requirements

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 Analytics, MIS or OM 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). 

Job Duties

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 national average.

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.

Quality of living: 

Forbes: ranked #1 for affordable living in 2014 


Travel & Leisure #1 on America's Favorite Cities


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How to apply

Please apply through the University (https://jobs.niagara.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=2280) and provide a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.  Candidates will be asked to also provide a teaching evaluation summary and sample research paper.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.



Niagara University is an AA/EOE employer.

Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Megan Altman-Cosgrove, Interim Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8314, mcosgrove@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
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