Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management

Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business

Inst/Ast Prof Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business
Department: Department Of Supply Chain Management 10008570
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof Fixed Term

Position Summary

Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, Department of Supply Chain Management, has an opening for a fixed-term instructor or assistant professor with expertise in purchasing/sourcing and/or operations management to start in the 2022-2023 academic year. Duties include teaching and service. Salary and terms are negotiable depending on experience and rank.

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, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Supply Chain Management

Minimum Requirements

The position requires a minimum of a master’s degree from an accredited university for instructor rank and a PhD for assistant professor rank.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates should have a strong interest and background in purchasing/sourcing and/or operations management. The successful candidate will be expected to teach purchasing/ sourcing and/or operations management courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. An ideal candidate will have prior experience in teaching purchasing/sourcing and/or operations management courses and demonstrated ability to work with purchasing/sourcing and/or operations management executives. Interest in strategic sourcing, supply chain analytics, and/or supplier management is highly desirable. 

Required Application Materials

CV and Cover Letter

Together-we-will Statement

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Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin October 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2021. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Tobias Schoenherr, Search Committee Chair,

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Advertised: Oct 12, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 12, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time