Assistant Professor - Project and Supply Chain Management
Penn State University
- Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
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- open until filled
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- Penn State Behrend
- Black School of Business
The Black School of Business of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track position starting August 2019 with a focus on Operations and Supply Chain Management. Qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Ph.D. in Operations Management required; ABDs will be considered at the Lecturer level). Both high-quality teaching and an active program of scholarship are expected for this position. Research interests and experience in inventory management and retail operations are desirable. Candidates with teaching experience for undergraduate-level Operations Management or Supply Chain Management are preferred. The Black School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, listed among the Best Business Schools by Princeton Review and offers 9 undergraduate majors, a part time/evening MBA program delivered at two locations, a Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc), and an online Master of Project Management (MPM) program. The School has a focus on interdisciplinary programs such as the Interdisciplinary Business & Engineering Studies degree, one of only a few such distinctive programs in the country, the MPM program and an International Business degree that also allows students to specialize in a functional area such as business economics or finance. The Black School of Business shares a new $30 million facility with the School of Engineering providing a basis for multi-disciplinary educational experience for students, interdisciplinary research for faculty, and joint opportunities for industry engagement. The $20 million dollar endowment, market value of which is approximately $33 million today, provides significant support for the School’s programs. The endowment helps fund undergraduate scholarships, graduate assistantships, library and information technology resources, outreach activities, several faculty chairs and endowed professorships, as well as new programming initiatives. Teaching Responsibilities: Teaching assignments will consist of a combination of residential and on-line supply chain and/or project management courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Research Support: Includes guaranteed summer research support, full access to major statistical packages and databases, as well as funded travel to professional meetings. Salary: Negotiable and competitive with other AACSB-accredited schools of business. Location: Students and faculty enjoy the beauty of the college`s 854-acre campus, located only minutes away from the heart of Pennsylvania`s fourth-largest city. Metropolitan Erie is a major industrial service center with a population of approximately 280,000 and is the home of several major corporations. Erie, as well as Buffalo, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh – all within two hours by interstate highway – provide excellent consulting opportunities as well as recreational and cultural activities. Housing costs in Erie are modest. Application: Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita and three letters of recommendation combined into one document. Review of applications will begin immediately. The search will continue until the position is filled. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
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