The Management Information Systems (MIS) department in the Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Supply Chain Analytics at the assistant professor level. The appointment will begin in August 2020 and is contingent on state funding. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are seeking candidates with a teaching and research interest in the area of supply chain analytics and related fields.
The person holding this position will be responsible for developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in all aspects of supply chain management, including analytics, sourcing, operations, logistics, enterprise systems, risk management, etc. Qualified applicants will have a doctoral-level degree in supply chain management or a closely related discipline by August 2020, demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, and high-quality research publications commensurate with years of experience. Candidates should have a solid foundation of supply chain curriculum knowledge (e.g. analytics, optimization, statistics, supply chain frameworks and processes, analysis and application software, etc.) A record of grant funded research is considered valuable and desirable to the position. Experience with AI for supply chain applications is also desirable.
The MIS department is a multidisciplinary department with ten full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty members in the areas of information systems, data science, and supply chain management. MIS faculty are active in high-impact research. Recent accomplishments include research in cybersecurity funded by the U.S. Navy; the creation of the SDSU Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab, with grants to research the use of remote sensor arrays (e.g., audio, eye-tracking, computer vision) and artificial intelligence for purposes ranging from physical therapy to counter-terrorism, along with projects in robotics, virtual reality, and augmented reality; and grants to deliver elite K12 distance education to geographically isolated and traditionally underserved populations. MIS faculty publish in leading business journals such as Journal of MIS, MIS Quarterly, Journal of the AIS, and the Journal of Econometrics. Our research and faculty have been featured in outlets such as The Economist, the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, BloombergBNA, HBO and Wired. The MIS department has active partnerships within the Fowler College and across the SDSU campus in areas such as Accountancy, Statistics, and Homeland Security among others.
The MIS department offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) – Information Systems Major, Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS), Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management (MSCM), and MBA specializations in supply chain management, information systems, and project management.
The FowlerCollege of Business enrolls approximately 5,500 undergraduate business majors and about 500 graduate students pursuing the MBA, MSIS, and MSA degrees, and will launch a new Masters of Cybersecurity Management program in the Fall of 2020. The Fowler College of Business is accredited by AACSB (since 1959), has over 52,000 alumni and offers programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report, U.S. Veterans Magazine, and SportBusiness.
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SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, varying ability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
Apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/66195. Review of applications will begin immediately, and preliminary interviews via tele-conference will begin September 15, 2019. Applications received by September 2, 2019 will receive full consideration. However, the position will remain open, and applications will be welcomed until the position is filled. The contact person for this position is:
Dr. Robert O. Briggs, Professor and Interim Department Chair
Department of Management Information Systems
Fowler College of Business
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-8234
(619) 500.6140 (voice)
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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