Instructor / Professor

Duluth, Minnesota
May 29, 2019

No matter where you find your fit, your work is vital to our mission in education, research, and outreach. 

Full-time, non-tenure track, one-year term faculty position in the area of Production and Operations Management (POM) at the Instructor/Assistant Professor level beginning August 2019. The individual hired for this position will be responsible for teaching required and elective courses and service. The school’s current teaching need is in the area of POM at the undergraduate level.


Required Qualifications:  

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree or Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) in Operations Management or Supply Chain Management from an AACSB-International accredited institution or a major national university, or be ABD.
  • If the applicant has a Master’s degree and is not ABD or Ph.D., the applicant must have relevant work experience that demonstrates active involvement in his/her discipline since the time of the Master’s degree completion. 
  • Must meet conditions for one of the four 2013 AACSB faculty qualifications [Scholarly Academic (SA), Practice Academic (PA), Scholarly Practitioner (SP), or Instructional Practitioner (IP)] as defined by LSBE 
  • Applicants must have experience in either training/public speaking within an organized setting or teaching at least one university-level course as instructor or teaching assistant.
  • Demonstrated evidence of effective written communication skills needed for successful teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Ph.D. in Operations Management or Supply Chain Management from an AACSB-International accredited institution.
  • Related practitioner experience in Operations Management or Supply Chain Management consistent with the courses to be taught.
  • Successful collegiate teaching in Operations Management or Supply Chain Management, including  courses in MIS and Business Analytics.  
  • Demonstrated evidence of the ability to conduct research leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals or have published articles and/or submissions in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching methods in a classroom with a diverse group of students.


The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) is AACSB-International accredited and housed in a state-of-the-art building. Approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students are currently enrolled in the school's programs. There are currently 50+ full-time faculty members in four academic departments: Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management Studies, and Marketing. The School offers the Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and MBA degrees. Regional outreach is accomplished primarily through activities of the Center for Economic Development and the Bureau of Business and Economic Research.


Click Apply and search for job opening 330810. Review of complete applications June 10th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) consistently ranks among the top Midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue. Overlooking Lake Superior, UMD provides an alternative to both large research and small liberal arts environments and attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university. A firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, as well as professional and graduate students that draw on UMD's many research institutes and labs.


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