Advertised Employing Department: Supply Chain and Information Systems
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems in the College of Business at Iowa State University welcomes applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management (SCM). This position is in the SCM program with an undergraduate major of approximately 300+ students that generates roughly 100 graduates annually. The SCM faculty consists of eighteen tenured, tenure-track or professionally qualified faculty members. Primary responsibilities include both research and teaching in supply chain management at the undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. levels.
Successful applicants will be expected to develop and maintain an outstanding research program. The applicant is also expected to demonstrate strong teaching abilities. The program has teaching needs in a variety of areas including in the areas of logistics, transportation, operations management, and procurement. Successful applicants will support the program's efforts to expand relationships with supply chain companies and professional organizations. The ability to communicate effectively with prospective and current students, industry personnel, and the wider community is essential to this position.
Required Education and Experience:
- Earned doctorate in business administration or management or related field with a concentration in logistics, marketing channels, operations, procurement, supply chain management, transportation, or a related field by start date. - Demonstrated potential for an outstanding research record. - Teaching experience. - Meet the college's standards to be scholarly academic qualified under the AACSB Accreditation Standards.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Supply chain oriented research record evidenced by publications in leading academic journals. - Work experience with responsibilities related to operations management, logistics, purchasing/sourcing or supply chain management. - Sustained record of excellence in teaching and the ability to teach a variety of SCM courses; including a variety of logistics and operations management classes at undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. - Demonstrated skills in developing and expanding relationships with supply chain companies and professional organizations.
The guaranteed consideration date for this position is 9/10/2017, however applications may continue to be submitted and will be accepted until the position is filled.
The representatives from the department could be conducting initial interviews at the CSCMP, INFORMS, and DSI conferences in fall 2017, for those that are available and dependent upon applications received, with additional arrangements made for those applicants not planning to attend these conferences.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,0...00, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.