The Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University seeks a Chairperson of the Department of Supply Chain Management.
Ranked #1 in US News and World Report, the Supply Chain Management Department (http://supplychain.broad.msu.edu/) 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.
The Chair of the Department of Supply Chain Management will teach two sections of PIM 870: Supply Chain Management, a required course for the Executive MBA program. This course is taught in the fall semester and/or spring semester. Other courses, generally at the graduate level, may be assigned as needed. PIM 870: Supply Chain Management: Understanding supply chain management and its impact on competitive advantage. Introduction of logistics, operations management, and procurement and cross-functional integration in supply chains.
Lead and administer the Department of Supply Chain Management and that involves all the responsibilities of a unit head, including managing the curriculum, personnel, budget, and other operations of the department. Provide leadership to the department to continue its preeminent position as the top-ranked supply chain management program in the country and guide the department to reimagine the future of the SCM discipline in an era dominated by digital transformations. Improve the culture, collaboration and camaraderie among the faculty in the different disciplinary areas, with a special focus on ensuring the success of junior faculty. Strengthen the PhD program, including bringing cohesiveness in the curriculum of the two different emphasis areas, and improving the recruiting, selection, training and placement of the students. Enhance the undergraduate and MS programs to ensure a leading-edge curriculum that aligns with the College/s strategic themes and provides an exceptional student experience strategically. Lead efforts to enhance the impact of faculty research and scholarship, particularly with increasing the success of external grant-funded research. Continue to enhance the alumni and corporate outreach and engagement, with special emphasis on evaluating and strengthening the role of the Supply Chain Management Council and its membership. Ensure the active participation of the department in the Broad College's Strategic Plan and alignment of the unit with the college's Strategic Themes and Initiatives.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Doctorate -Business Administration-Supply Chain Mgt or related discipline
Must have experience in Supply Chain Management or related disciplines. Must have an academic/professional record consistent with an appointment to full professor with tenure; research record to support appointment at full professor. Must have experience in collegial program leadership, faculty development, college and university fundraising, and financial management. Will be required to supervise 25 faculty members.
MSU’s SCM department is known for its integrated end-to-end perspective on supply chain, and we are looking for candidates who will perpetuate this view. In addition, we are looking for candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our faculty (deep expertise in logistics, operations, and sourcing).
Required Application Materials
CV, cover letter
To be given consideration, applicants must provide a cover letter describing their primary professional experiences and accomplishments and a CV. Contact Robert Wiseman, Chair of the Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information.
To be eligible for consideration, all application materials must be received by July 9, 2021.
Michigan State University
Founded in 1855, Michigan State University (msu.edu) has always been an innovator in research, teaching, and application of knowledge. In 1863, Michigan State was designated the beneficiary of the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act endowment, becoming the pioneer land-grant college in the United States and serving as a prototype for future institutions. From these origins, Michigan State has evolved into a comprehensive, global, world-class university with a full spectrum of programs and attracting a diverse set of gifted professors, staff members, and students. The University has been an elected member of the Association of American Universities since 1964.
Michigan State enrolls approximately 51,000 students, including 11,300 graduate and professional College students, and it employs more than 11,600 faculty and staff members. The University offers more than 200 programs of study at the bachelor, masters and doctoral levels. MSU is guided by “Bolder by Design” (bolderbydesign.msu.edu) as a “shared strategic framework that aligns our efforts across Michigan State University and around the globe, harnessing the power of working together to achieve our highest aspirations and to fuel the creation of better outcomes and growing value for our students, state, nation, and world.”
Eli Broad College of Business
The Broad College has 125 full-time faculty in five departments: Accounting and Information Systems, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management and one industry specific unit, The School of Hospitality Business. The work of the College is supported by a 100-person administrative staff and 50 academic specialists. Currently, some 7,700 students are enrolled in the Broad College (approximately 6,700 undergraduates and 980 graduate and doctoral students), making Broad one of the largest business colleges in the country.
The Broad College is consistently a top 25 business college in rankings. The Broad vision is to be the leader in creating knowledge and developing transformational thinkers and doers who make business happen. A core focus of the college’s strategic plan is on the 3Rs – Recognition for the Broad College is the result of the accomplishments of our world-renowned faculty, our students, and our alumni. From this we have built a Reputation for being one of the top business schools in the world, and this is reflected in our Rankings.
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