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Supply Chain Management Position at Michigan State University

03 Aug 2020 13:42 | Jenny Backstrand (Administrator)

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. 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.

Duties include research, teaching, and service. 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. Salary and terms are negotiable depending on experience. The position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited university.

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 & design; innovation & new product development; emerging technology management; sustainability; service operations in contexts such as healthcare, retail; humanitarian operations; behavioral operations
  • Purchasing/procurement/sourcing: supply chain risk management, supply networks, leveraging supplier capabilities, buyer-supplier relationships, green procurement, electronic sourcing

For all three areas, candidates with business analytics among their research methods expertise will be given priority.

Review of applications will begin August 12, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at: http://careers.msu.edu. Refer to posting #663149.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Yemisi Bolumole (bolumole@msu.edu) or Dr. Tobias Schoenherr (schoen48@msu.edu), Search Committee Co-Chairs.

More information on the SCM Department is available at https://broad.msu.edu/supply-chain-management/ MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications/nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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