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Adjunct Faculty for Operations Management


Trinity Washington University is seeking an adjunct faculty member a course in operations managements as part of the MBA program for fall 2017 semester.  The course meets once per week for 8 weeks.  Four class are held on campus.  Over the remaining weeks, the successful candidate will oversee off-campus learning activities. 

This course provides a general introduction to operations management, discussing terminology, concepts, insights, and tools. The impact of operations and information technology on global commerce will be emphasized. Students will be introduced to the role of information technology in the design and management of manufacturing and service operations. A business strategy view of operations will be used to analyze different key operational dimensions such as capacity management, flow time management, supply chain management, and quality management. Core Operations Management principles, e.g. lean operations, just-in-time operations, six-sigma and process management, etc. will be discussed.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates should have earned at least a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in economics or a related discipline and be able to demonstrate strong teaching skills.  Candidates must have at least 5 years of relevant industry experience. 

Official transcripts for all degrees earned, sample course syllabi, course evaluations and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for two professional references will be needed if the candidate is invited to campus for an interview.  Finalists will be invited to campus for an interview and teaching demonstration. Preference is given to candidates who demonstrate excellence with engaged and active learning practices. English and Spanish proficiency are desirable. 

Please submit a letter of application and c.v. to:

Please reference “Adjunct for Operations Management” in the subject line and name your documents to include your last name. For example:  “Smith CV” and “Smith Cover Letter.”

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