The Department of Supply Chain Management (SCM) at Rutgers Business School invites applications for a non-tenure track position of Instructor/Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in SCM to begin on September 1, 2018.
Requirements: Successful applicants should hold a master's degree in supply chain management, operations management, industrial engineering, or a closely related discipline; have extensive industry experience at the senior executive level at major corporations; be well connected with various professional organizations such as ISM and/or CSCMP; have established expertise in the various sub-disciplines of supply chain management; and be able to teach effectively in undergraduate and executive programs. Successful candidates should have a strong interest in collaborating with academic faculty and in pursuing external grants. Demonstrated ability to teach introduction to supply chain, supply chain finance, procurement, project management, or related courses is highly preferred.
Responsibilities: The teaching load will be 8 courses per year. Service responsibilities include supporting the continuous growth of the department’s Corporate Partnership Program, and student mentoring and advising. The latter includes advising students on academic matters, assisting in identifying opportunities for internships and co-ops, advising on resume writing, building interview skills, and other activities that will help students obtain jobs in the supply chain field.
The SCM Department at Rutgers Business School offers programs at the Ph.D., MBA, M.S. and undergraduate levels, and, together with the Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management, develops and runs domestic and international executive training programs. SCM courses are offered at both the Newark and New Brunswick campuses of Rutgers University during the day, evenings, and weekends, with continuously ever-growing student demand. The Rutgers SCM program has over 148 corporations as educational partners, and is highly ranked in the nation. Gartner named it #5 (undergraduate) and #7 (graduate) in North America in 2016. U.S. News and World Report ranked it #6 (Graduate) in 2018 and #17 (Undergraduate) in 2017. The Financial Times ranked the Rutgers MBA program #7 worldwide in Manufacturing/Logistics in 2017. The department's success has drawn many employers to Rutgers Business School to recruit SCM students, to launch joint research projects, and to deliver joint executive trainings. The role of SCM instructors/professors of professional practice is critical to the continued success of Rutgers SCM programs and offerings.
Rutgers University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. Applications received by June 15, 2018 are guaranteed full consideration. Applicants should submit a package consisting of curriculum vitae, cover letter, and at least three reference letters.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Successful applicants should hold a master's degree in supply chain management, operations management, industrial engineering, or a closely related discipline.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Applicants should have extensive industry experience at the senior executive level at major corporations; be well connected with various professional organizations such as ISM and/or CSCMP; have established expertise in the various sub-disciplines of supply chain management; and be able to teach effectively in undergraduate and executive programs.
Posting Number: 18FA0146
Location: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 63294
About Rutgers University
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