Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, Department of Supply Chain Management, has an opening for a tenure system assistant professor to start in the 2021-2022 academic year. Duties include research, teaching, and service. Salary and terms are negotiable depending on experience.
The department will consider all candidates with expertise in any of the three primary supply chain areas, i.e., logistics/transportation, operations, sourcing. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications and fit, the individual will be housed in one of these areas. As part of the application packet, candidates should include a cover letter that clearly indicates the specific supply chain area that they wish to be considered for. While expertise in multiple areas, and their interaction, would be an asset, please choose only one area of primary focus in the application.
Specific expertise that MSU is seeking in the three areas include, but are not limited, to the following:
Logistics/transportation: contemporary logistics managerial decision-making, strategic warehousing/distribution management, last mile logistics fulfillment, maritime and port logistics management, logistics strategy
Operations: process improvement and design, innovation and new product development, emerging technology management, sustainability, service operations in contexts such as healthcare and retail, humanitarian operations, behavioral operations
For all three areas, candidates with business analytics among their research methods expertise will be given priority.
Doctorate -preferred in supply chain management
The position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited university. All candidates must have the ability to teach at the undergraduate and MBA levels and a demonstrated record (or potential) of research excellence in supply chain management.
From a methodology perspective, candidates with business analytics among their expertise will be given priority. The ideal candidates will also have a demonstrable history of teaching excellence.
Required Application Materials
CV, cover letter, and a Word or PDF document with the names and contact information of three references
Review of applications will begin August 12, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
For additional information, please contact Dr. Yemisi Bolumole (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Tobias Schoenherr (email@example.com), Search Committee Co-Chairs.
Ranked #1 in US News and World Report, the Supply Chain Management Department is the home of internationally recognized faculty who are among the most accomplished scholars and teachers. The department offers a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, an MS in Supply Chain Management, and Ph.D.’s in both Logistics and Operations & Sourcing Management. The department contributes heavily to the Executive and Full-time MBA programs, online certificate programs, and is very active in executive education programs.
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