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Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management
Penn State Schuylkill

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2018
Title Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management
University Penn State Schuylkill
Schuylkill Haven, PA, United States
Department Supply Chain Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
    Business - General

Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management

Penn State Schuylkill invites applications for faculty position, Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2019 or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester. Courses will include general project and supply chain management and project management classes with upper level specialty courses within the field. Courses are delivered using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. 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. This position will be located at the Schuylkill campus, and will deliver courses as part of a regional baccalaureate program in Project and Supply Chain Management. This program will be offered jointly by four Penn State campuses in eastern Pennsylvania: Penn State Schuylkill, Penn State Hazleton, Penn State Scranton and Penn State Wilkes-Barre. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with faculty at the other campuses to deliver a portion of the curriculum to multiple campuses using a variety of distance delivery methods. Qualifications: Doctorate in Project and Supply Chain Management or related field with a focus on Project Management. 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 and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. 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 Schuylkill is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 700 students; about 17% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 275 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 9 baccalaureate degrees, including a B.S. in Project and Supply Chain management (started in fall 2018), and 4 associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Schuylkill 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 Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Cory Scherer, Interim Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Schuylkill. E-mail: Telephone: (570) 385-6100. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; 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 1, 2018 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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