Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management
- Penn State Worthington Scranton
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- open until filled
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- VP for Commonwealth Campuses
Penn State Worthington Scranton invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks), to begin August 2018, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester of lower- and upper-division undergraduate courses in the newly developed Project and Supply Chain Management (PSCM) baccalaureate degree program and SAP certification. Teaching assignments will require traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Course assignments involve teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management or related discipline (i.e., Information Systems, Logistics, Operations Management, Operations and Sourcing Management) required. Evidence of research and publication is expected. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Ability to establish and maintain contacts with businesses and organizations in the community to benefit the program. Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State Worthington Scranton has the appeal of a small, private college, with the name recognition and prestige of a major research university. Steeped in tradition, and enriched through advancement, Penn State Worthington Scranton provides an excellent education and social surroundings in a fast paced environment that offers real world experience. Penn State Worthington Scranton is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 1,200 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 12 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Worthington Scranton have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Durell Johnson, Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Worthington Scranton. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: 570-963-2510. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Closing Date: Application review begins November 20, 2017 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
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