Assistant Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Smeal College Of Business
Supply Chain and Information Systems (SCIS)


The SCIS Department of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) invites applications for a faculty position in Supply Chain Management at the assistant professor level. The preferred candidate will have outstanding research abilities and teaching experience. The position would begin fall 2019. Salary is competitive. Candidates must have a doctorate degree (granted or near completion) in supply chain management or related field and a strong commitment to research and teaching excellence. Faculty members are expected to maintain an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities. Particularly desirable are candidates with a record of high-quality research and instruction in a student-centered environment, an engaged interest in collaborative learning environments, and an enthusiasm for working in a diverse and multidisciplinary intellectual environment. The SCIS Department comprises a vibrant, research-active faculty with specific research and teaching interests that run the gamut from strategic procurement to logistics and distribution, from manufacturing and services strategy to retail operations, from sustainable supply chains to behavioral operations management, from health care management to decision analytics. We seek a candidate who would complement these interests while adding depth through scope or methodology. The Smeal College of Business offers a collegial working environment and excellent campus facilities. The SCIS Department ( also has strong connections with the business community through research centers that provide opportunities to interface with faculty across various disciplines within Smeal and across Penn State. For more information, please visit Applicants should upload a letter of intent, a statement of research and teaching, and a CV. Contact information for three references also should be provided. Applications should be submitted directly online. Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, please contact Dawn Corman at If presenting at INFORMS 2018 or DSI 2018, please indicate presentation time slot and location.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088