27 Oct 2014

Full-Time Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics

The University of Tennessee, Department of Business Analytics & Statistics – Posted by somshelmKnoxville, Tennessee, United States

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Position Announcement


Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics




The University of Tennessee College of Business Administration invites applications and nominations for an endowed, full professor position in the Department of Business Analytics & Statistics. The new position is designed to play a leading role in advancing the business analytics and supply chain management programs within the college through innovative, high-quality research and effective teaching.  The successful candidate will be expected to complement and extend the current strengths of the department and college.  Review of applications will begin in September 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  Effective date of employment will be August 1, 2015, or when filled. Compensation will be competitive.                  


The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.






Required: A Ph.D. degree in management science, operations management, operations research, industrial engineering, or related field. Experience in applying business analytics within the context of supply chain management. A proven track record of publication in top tier journals and leadership within the profession.


Preferred: Preference will be given to candidates who: are recognized scholars with a record of excellence in teaching; possess a knowledge of widely-used concepts in business analytics; have a comprehensive understanding of supply chain models and management; have the interest and skills to work on real-world problems; can foster industry and professional organization relationships; have a demonstrated ability to work well with college and department colleagues.




Program Information


The Department of Business Analytics & Statistics is one of six departments within the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee.  The department currently offers bachelors and masters degrees in Business Analytics and Ph.D. degrees in both Business Administration and Management Science, as well as a dual MBA/MS in Business Analytics in conjunction with the College’s MBA program. It will offer a new Ph.D. degree in Analytics starting fall 2015.


The department faculty is diverse yet complementary, and places a high value on technical depth and real-world application and practice.  The department emphasizes working with business through 1) multiple capstone projects each semester with partner companies, 2) our Business Analytics Forum in which non-competing companies meet to share best practices, 3) an active seminar series where we host business analytics professionals weekly, and 4) participation in EMBA and non-degree executive programs. The facultyare active in publishing peer-reviewed research and numerous members serve on editorial boards. Faculty excellence has been recognized by national awards, including the Franz Edelman Award, Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence, and the ASQ’s Lloyd S. Nelson Award.  The College of Business Administration is also home to the nationally prominent Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management which offers opportunities for programmatic collaboration.






The Haslam Chair will be expected to maintain an active, high-impact research agenda and play a leading role in developing supply chain analytics capabilities within the department and college.  Contributing activities include teaching and advising students at the Masters and PhD levels, promoting relationships with companies and professional organizations, and engaging in collaborative research with other faculty in the department and college.




Application Procedure


Qualified individuals should send a complete application package (in pdf format) to Professor Mandyam Srinivasan, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, c/o analyticsprofsearch@utk.edu The application package should include a curriculum vita, a concise cover letter describing the candidate’s fit for the position, evidence of teaching effectiveness (course materials, teaching evaluations, etc.), a recent publication and working paper, and contact information for three references.  If unable to apply electronically, hardcopy application packages may be sent to Professor Mandyam Srinivasan, 243 Stokely Management Center, 916 Volunteer Blvd., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0525.  The search will remain open until the position is filled.  For further information, please contact analyticsprofsearch@utk.edu.  The full posting is online athttp://bas.utk.edu/news/faculty-positions/haslam-chair-supply-chain-analytics.asp.




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The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.


Job Categories: Predictive Analytics Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: analytics, management science, statistics, and supply chain. Salary: 80,000 - 100,000.

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