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Belmont University Supply Chain Management Position - Nashville, TN

  • 1.  Belmont University Supply Chain Management Position - Nashville, TN

    Posted 09-10-2021 02:24

    The Massey College of Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track Supply Chain Management faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, beginning August, 2022.  This individual will be a founding faculty member of the newly launched major in supply chain management, created in coordination with Nashville, TN industry leaders.  As such, it is an exciting opportunity to build a new program in one of the most vibrant metro areas in the United States, including a variety of global and regional headquarters with global supply chain initiatives.  This major will also interface with a campus-level program to provide advanced analytics to Belmont students and to the surrounding community, further enhancing the skills needed for future supply chain leaders. 

    The faculty member in this position will teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in aspects of the Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, and Return of supply chain management.  The areas of specialization/certification that will be given preference for this position are in Logistics and Transportation, Supply Chain Analytics, Demand Planning, Sustainable Supply Chain Management, and/or Sourcing and Supply Management.  Background and ability to teach Healthcare-Supply Chain Management courses will be looked upon quite favorably, as will industry experience in supply chain management. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a well-developed research agenda with promise of publishing in high quality, peer reviewed supply chain management journals.  An interest and/or experience in engaging students in undergraduate research will be considered favorably, as will teaching experience at the university level. Finally, this position includes a significant external-facing role that requires the ability to effectively build partnerships with industry. 

    Completion of a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management or closely related discipline from an AACSB accredited institution by the time of employment is preferred. Candidates that are ABD will be considered. Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program, as well as building bridges between the academic and practitioner communities.  For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont's Mission, Vision, and Values statement articulating how the candidate's knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service must be attached in order to complete the online application.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

    Belmont's Massey College of Business is AACSB accredited in both Business and Accounting and is one of the fastest growing colleges in the university.  Our programs enroll approximately 700 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students.  We emphasize collaborative student interaction, active adult learning, team experiences, and scholarship that draw upon a variety of methodologies and subject areas.  The Management Area consists of fifteen full-time faculty members with an impressive range of teaching and research expertise at the macro- and micro- levels of management, who share dedication to our mission and who value strong working relationships. 

    Belmont University-home of the October 22, 2020 Presidential Debate, the second and final in the election season-is made up of more than 8,200 students who come from every state and 28 countries. Nationally ranked and consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its innovation and commitment to teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University's purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world's needs. With more than 100 areas of undergraduate study, 27 master's programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. 

    Belmont University is a Christian community. The university faculty, administration, and staff uphold Jesus as the Christ and as the measure for all things. As a community seeking to uphold Christian standards of morality, ethics, and conduct, Belmont University holds high expectations of each person who chooses to join the community. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973/the American with Disabilities Act, Belmont University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or sexual orientation in its administration of education policies, programs or activities; its admissions policies; or employment. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University.   

    Belmont's Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer under all applicable civil rights laws. 

    The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University. 

    Francis Daniel
    Associate Professor
    Belmont University
    Nashville TN
    (615) 460-6931