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Western Illinois University
  • Position Number: 1343953
  • Location: Macomb, IL
  • Position Type: Business - Management

UNIT A-Supply Chain Management

About Western Illinois University:
Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves over 8,500 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.

Job Description:
APPOINTMENT: 8/15/2019
RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-time, tenure track faculty appointment. Teach three to four courses per semester at the Macomb campus in the primary areas and one support area as identified below (9-12 semester hours). Perform research activities commensurate with AACSB Scholarly Academic requirements. Service activities are expected, including interactions with student organization and external business constituencies.
RANK & SALARY: Assistant or Associate Professor commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit:

Ph.D./D.B.A./A.B.D. in Supply Chain Management or Logistics or closely related Ph.D/D.B.A with both a supply chain management oriented dissertation and significant industry experience in providing strategy level supply chain management recommendations.
Ability to teach Introduction to Supply Chain Management; Global Supply Chain Management; and two of the following courses:

Transportation Management
Supply Chain Negotiations
Supply Management
Project Management
Managerial Decision Making
Operations Management

Research, teaching, and service record commensurate with AACSB accreditation needs.
Ability to design and deliver course content through online courses through one or more learning management platforms.

Degree from a AACSB accredited institution, or similar accreditation.
Demonstrated ability to build academic programs and curriculum.
Demonstrated ability to engage in discipline based fundraising activities.
Proven record of industry interaction.
Willingness to teach at Macomb and Quad Cities campuses as needed.
Proven interest in student interaction through student clubs, field trips, or related activities.

For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body).

Additional Information:
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Management and Marketing offer B.B. degrees in Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, and Supply Chain Management at both the Macomb and Quad Cities locations.
THE UNIVERSITY: Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review for 15 consecutive years and as one of 36 public universities ranked a top tier "Best Midwestern University" by U.S.News & World Report, the WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses are comprised of accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities.

Western is a comprehensive university offering 65 undergraduate, 38 graduate degree programs, and 2 doctoral programs which includes an Ed.D. in educational leadership and a Ph.D. in environmental science. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the University's 527 full-time faculty members teach 96 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses.

Western offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 19 NCAA Division I intercollegiate varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League. WIU is the cultural center of the region. University Libraries house an extensive collection and offer online database access to thousands of academic periodic journals and publications.

WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 7,235): A traditional, residential four-year campus with select graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago. Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).

WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,267): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its metropolitan campus in Moline, IL.

Application Instructions:
APPLICATION: Complete applications include:
1) a letter of application
2) current curriculum vita or resume
3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references
4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts and any certifications/licenses required, official copies will be requested of selected candidate
Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL
**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.
Screening will begin on December 27, 2018.
Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe environment for its employees and students and requires candidates to submit to a background investigation upon offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon compliance with University policies and procedures relating to the receipt and evaluation of information contained in the background investigation.
Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. James Patterson
For assistance with the online application system contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309)298-1977 or via email at

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