Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Practice (Open Rank) – Marketing
Rawls College of Business 

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching in an area of expertise, mentoring students in professional and career preparation and serving as liaison with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the department or program. This is a non-tenure track, multi-year renewable appointment contingent on successful annual and cumulative performance appraisals as well as a majority affirmative vote of the academic unit. Summer appointments possible, but not guaranteed, contingent on demand for courses and availability of funding.

Major/Essential Functions
Texas Tech University invites applications and nominations for a Professor of Practice position in the Marketing and Supply Chain Management Area at the Rawls College of Business. This non-tenure track position is open to all levels of rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full), but an experienced teaching professional in supply chain management is expected. Service to the area, college, and university is expected and appropriate to rank. The position has a 3-3 teaching load and competitive salary. This new position will assist current faculty as needed with all supply chain management courses and programs. The supply chain major currently has 120 students, with robust connections with several organizations, and great potential to grow. Accordingly, prominent among our priorities for SCM are:1) developing and/or strengthening curriculum to make our students career-ready and 2) developing and leveraging our existing resources, capabilities, and relationships including faculty members and business organizations.

Required Qualifications
A master’s degree in the discipline or the substantiated equivalent in professional experience of ten years or more.

Preferred Qualifications
At a minimum, candidates must have a graduate business degree in logistics, supply chain management, or closely related field. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in logistics or supply chain management, meaningful industry work experience in supply chain management roles, university level teaching expertise in supply chain management courses, a demonstrated record or potential for publishing in top-tier and sectional-level academic SCM journals, exceptional communication skills, a student-centered service orientation, and the ability to also teach undergraduate/graduate SCM and marketing courses. 

Candidates will be expected to have expertise in core supply chain management related functions (i.e., Logistics, Operations, Sourcing), an inclusive supply chain orientation, and an appreciation for the interface between marketing and supply chain management functions. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.

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As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized applicants, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.