Penn State Mont Alto invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2018 or as negotiated.
Responsibilities: Teach three courses (approximately 9 credits) each semester in areas of introductory and advanced supply chain management as well as related courses for our bachelor's degree in Business (management/marketing concentration). Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Rank at Assistant Professor level; will consider hire at Associate Professor level commensurate with experience.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in supply chain management, logistics, or closely related field. ABD will be considered if significant evidence of completion by August 2018 can be provided. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of and experience in logistics and at least one or more of the following: purchasing, project management, transportation, warehousing, operations management. Proficiency in the use and instruction of SAP is strongly preferred. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.
The candidate chosen to fill this position will assist with building and delivering courses for a regional baccalaureate program in Project and Supply Chain Management. This program will be offered jointly by two Penn State campuses in south-central Pennsylvania: Penn State Mont Alto and Penn State York. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with faculty at the other campus to deliver a portion of the curriculum to multiple campuses using a variety of distance delivery methods. For information about the other campuses, visit http://montalto.psu.edu/ and http://york.psu.edu/. The faculty member will also contribute to our bachelor's degree in Business (management/marketing option).
Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.
Penn State Mont Alto is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 1000 students; about 25% are adult learners. The campus is located in south central Pennsylvania in a rural setting adjacent to the Michaux State Forest. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as nine baccalaureate degrees and seven associate degrees, including Bachelor of Science in Business and Bachelor of Science in Health Policy and Administration.
Students and faculty at Penn State Mont Alto have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting, and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.
For more information about the campus, visit http://www.montalto.psu.edu . Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Michael A. Doncheski, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Mont Alto. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: (717) 749-6051.
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references.
Closing Date: Application review begins November 14, 2017 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
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