Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - Information Technology & Supply Chain Management - 18737



The Department of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management in the College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater anticipates three (3) tenure-track faculty openings in the Supply Chain area beginning August 2023. Candidates at the Associate or Professor level must have the academic credentials to qualify for these positions, including active scholarship, service, and a strong teaching record. These are full-time positions with responsibilities for teaching undergraduate and graduate supply chain courses, research, and service to the university and community. Research expertise should complement existing faculty expertise.




The successful candidates will be able to teach undergraduate and graduate level supply chain courses as part of the Master of Business Administration and the Supply Chain Management Bachelor of Business Administration degree programs (course listings). The candidates will also be expected to pursue an active research agenda that engages undergraduate and graduate students, results in publications and contributes to advancing the department, university, the profession, and society. The candidates will also be expected to participate in service activities and embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion as a member of the university community.




Minimum Required Qualifications:

·    Ph.D. or other terminal degree in supply chain management or related disciplines, such as operations management, management science, and industrial engineering, from an AACSB accredited institution or its equivalent.

·    ABD candidates may apply but must have their degree completed by the contract start date in August 2023; if not, they will be hired on a one-year contract with the understanding that their degree will be completed before January 2024 in advance of their first scheduled review.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·    Demonstrated commitment to teaching with an emphasis on promoting the success of undergraduate students, clear evidence of scholarly potential, commitment to working with diverse populations and serving as an active member of the university community. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation and experience.

·    Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

·    Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.




Full-Time teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses. Research expectations include peer-reviewed journal articles, case studies, books (book chapters), and other intellectual contributions defined in the CoBE Faculty Handbook. In addition, faculty members serve as advisors/mentors to students and are encouraged to engage students in undergraduate research or other scholarly and creative activities. Service responsibilities include committee service at the departmental, college, and university levels as well as participation in professional and community organizations as relevant to the candidate’s expertise and interest. Faculty at UW-W may be required to teach online and/or in a hybrid format, or courses in the evenings. Faculty may also elect to teach New Student Seminar or University Learning Communities, or participate in other programs geared toward improving student success.




The Department of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management (http://www.uww.edu/cobe/itscm) is one of the seven departments in the College of Business and Economics (http://www.uww.edu/cobe). There are 20 full-time faculty and staff members supporting nearly 400 undergraduate majors and minors with emphases in logistics analytics, project management, global sourcing, business analysis, networking & security, and business analytics. The College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is the largest AACSB-accredited business school in the state of Wisconsin. The College enrolls approximately 3,500 business undergraduate students and offers 15 majors and 26 emphases. Nearly 1,000 graduate students are enrolled in a breadth of online and on-campus programs, including the Masters of Business Administration (with 12 unique emphases, including Supply Chain Management), Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Master of Science in Data Analytics, Master of Science in Environmental Health and Safety, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Science in Marketing, Master of Science in Education in School Business Management, Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology, and the Doctorate of Business Administration.




Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System (https://www.wisconsin.edu).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr. If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a salary commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.



These positions will remain open until filled. Completed applications received by October 19, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in phone, online screening interviews, interviews at conferences, and/or on-campus interviews.

For questions regarding these positions, please contact:

Dr. Balaji Sankaranarayanan

Search Committee Chair

Information Technology and Supply Chain Management

University of Wisconsin – Whitewater





 Complete applications will include online submission of the following materials:

·    Cover letter/letter of interest

·    Curriculum Vitae

·    Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluation[s])

·    A list of supply-chain related courses taken at the graduate level

·    Names and contact information for three professional references (letters of recommendation may be solicited at a later time)

·    Copies of unofficial graduate transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if offered the position)

To apply and submit these documents online, please visit http://www.uww.edu. Click the Employment link at the bottom of the page then follow the UW-Whitewater Careers link at the top of the next page. The Job ID is 18737.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262-472-1024 or hrstudent@uww.edu.

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