Assistant Professor in Project and Supply Chain Management
Penn State Behrend
Location: Erie, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Internal Number: 3162658
Assistant Professor in Project and Supply Chain Management
The Black School of Business of Penn State Behrend is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-line faculty position in Project and Supply Chain Management starting Fall 2023. Qualified candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D. or DBA in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or related fields required; candidates must have their degree by the appointment start date). A record of at least one semester online teaching experience for one course as an independent instructor is desirable.
Teaching assignments will include a combination of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These courses will include both online and residential instruction. Specific teaching assignments may include introductory courses in business statistics, introductory and advanced courses in supply chain management, and data analytics. Both high-quality teaching and an active program of scholarship are expected of the selected candidate. Research interests can be in either supply chain management and/or data analytics. Research support includes guaranteed summer research support, full access to major statistical packages and databases, as well as funded travel to professional meetings. Salary is negotiable and competitive with other AACSB-accredited schools of business.
Penn State Behrend, is an undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University. Situated on a beautiful, wooded 854-acre hillside campus recognized as a U.S. arboretum, we have four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science); student residential living; a range of research programs and outreach centers; and a highly successful business and technology park. With 5,000 students in resident instruction and online in college programs offered through Penn State World Campus, we uniquely blend the atmosphere and focus on teaching of a small college with access to the academic, research, and professional development resources of a Big 10, R1 University. Our college is an open laboratory of learning and discovery where students gain real-life experience engaging with business, industry, and community partners. We seek faculty members who share our commitment to both teaching and scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness.
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 hybrid MBA delivered at two locations, a Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc), and an online Master of Project Management (MPM) program, distinctive programs in the country, and an International Business degree, which also allows students to specialize in a functional area such as business economics or finance. The Black School houses the Center for Financial Literacy and the Center for Family Business. The school supports a growing, all-campus interest in research that addresses issues of women's health, energy and sustainability, and polymer science.
The Black School of Business occupies 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 endowment, market value of which is approximately $44 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.
Erie, Pennsylvania is a metropolitan area of more than a quarter million people located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The area's economy reflects a mix of educational, medical, industrial, tourism, and service activity; the region is home to five colleges and universities in the region, including Penn State Behrend. Northwestern Pennsylvania offers abundant cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with four seasons of adventure. Summers feature miles of beaches, a range of lake sports, and festivals every weekend, and the winters are made for skiing, skating, and more. It's easy to get around, housing is affordable, and the cost of living is modest. Erie offers relaxed, comfortable living.
Workforce diversity, cultural inclusiveness, and employment equity are deeply rooted in Penn State's historic mission. Just as we are committed to being a diverse educational environment, we are also committed to being a diverse working community. As a community, we endeavor to be a mixture of cultural backgrounds, life experiences, individual perspectives, and numerous other characteristics that add variety and vitality to the workplace.
Applicants must submit:
Cover letter addressing qualifications
Statements of teaching and research
An example research publication or working paper
A consolidated document of three letters of recommendation
Copies of recent student evaluations (including an explanation of the rating system and a description of the courses being evaluated) at time of application.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with university policies.
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