Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Logistics

University of West Florida
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Logistics

The University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL invites applications for a full-time, tenure-earning faculty position in Supply Chain Logistics (position #108470) at the Assistant Professor level to start in August 2019, subject to funding.  Candidates for this position must demonstrate the potential to pursue a balanced commitment to excellent teaching, productive research, and active service.

Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D., Doctorate, or Doctoral degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or closely related discipline from an AACSB accredited institution, as well as, a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.

ABDs will also be considered, but must provide strong evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed prior to August, 2019.

Responsibilities of this position include teaching Logistics, Supply Chain Management, upper level elective courses in the major and courses in the MBA program.  Preferred candidates will be qualified to teach International Business and an introductory course in Marketing.  Preferred candidates will also have relevant teaching experience which includes proven effectiveness in online course development and teaching, and professional experience. Candidates should provide evidence of excellent teaching as this will be a primary selection criterion.  Salary will be AACSB competitive.  While the position is housed at the Pensacola campus, it may require teaching at other university campuses.

The UWF College of Business is AACSB accredited and growing.  It serves over 1,800 students with nine undergraduate majors and two masters programs.  Supply Chain Logistics Management is one undergraduate major within the Department of Marketing, Supply Chain Logistics, and Economics.  The department consists of a diverse group of scholars where collaboration is encouraged.

The University of West Florida is located in Pensacola, the crown jewel of Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast, known worldwide for its pristine white-sand beaches.  The area is famous for its pleasant climate and location on the Gulf of Mexico, and enjoys a comparatively low cost of living.  The campus is situated on a 1,600 acre nature preserve where over 13,000 students enjoy the benefits of small classes and personal attention from their professors.  UWF is part of the Florida Board of Education’s Division of Colleges and Universities.

To apply, go to and fill out the online application form.  Be prepared to attach the following documents in digital format:  (1) a letter of application clearly indicating your qualifications and interests, (2) a current curriculum vita and (3) evidence of excellent teaching.  In addition, please send five reference letters specific to the position to Dr. Richard Hawkins (  For any additional information, use that email address.  In order to receive full consideration, please submit application materials no later than September 4, 2018.  However, the position will remain open until filled.  

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY).  A criminal background check is required for successful candidates.  E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.