Position: The Auburn University Harbert College of Business, Supply Chain Management department seeks applications for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning Fall 2022 (contingent upon budget). This position is intended to provide support for the Harbert College’s growing and highly ranked programs in supply chain management by contributing to the increasing research, teaching, and outreach requirements of the programs.
Responsibilities: Successful applicants will be expected to engage in high-quality research (evidenced by publications in leading academic journals), teach courses in the supply chain program, and contribute to developing the future path for the department’s growing programs. The Supply Chain Management program was ranked as the #7 undergraduate supply chain management program by Gartner in 2020. The faculty consists of an Eminent Scholar and nine additional tenure track faculty, four lecturers, and three staff who support the professional development of supply chain management students. The Center for Supply Chain Innovation is sponsored by over a dozen firms who make a multi-year commitment to support faculty research and the curriculum. The supply chain faculty is known for its high-quality research, exemplary teaching, and significant level of engagement in the supply chain industry. The department also houses the Journal of Business Logistics - a leading journal for empirical SCM scholarship.
About the College and University: The Harbert College of Business has a strong tradition of providing highly desirable graduates and generating knowledge that drives diverse business thought and sustainable business practice. The college and its programs consistently rank among the nation’s best public undergraduate and graduate business programs. The Harbert College has experienced steady enrollment growth in recent years and currently serves well over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students through six academic departments offering eight undergraduate majors and multiple Masters and Ph.D. options. In addition, the Harbert College has raised over $130 million in private support during the most recent “Because this is Auburn” campaign. The college pioneered online masters and executive education programs that are now ranked among the very best in the nation. The college has invested in building a nationally recognized faculty that moves thought forward through research, engages with industry, and delivers relevant and current instruction. The Auburn family values tradition, yet eagerly prepares for the future. Rooted in more than 160 years of tradition, Auburn University occupies 1,841 acres and is the academic home to more than 30,000 students. Auburn’s commitment to active student engagement and professional success, and public/private partnerships garners a growing reputation for outreach and extension that delivers broad economic, health and societal impact.
Location: Auburn, AL, is a vibrant and thriving college town and community. Southern Living recently recognized the city of Auburn as one of the top small towns in the South and Money magazine named Auburn as the best place to live in Alabama. Known as the ‘Loveliest Village on the Plains,’ Auburn offers a high quality of life including a vibrant cultural scene at the new Gogue Performing Arts Center, SEC sports throughout the academic year, national award-winning chefs and restaurants, a K-12 school system that is top-ranked in the state, general and concierge healthcare options, and an exceptional College of Veterinary Medicine for pet care. Chewacla State Park, just five miles from campus, offers camping, hiking, and mountain biking, as well as swimming and boating opportunities. Auburn’s historical sister town, Opelika, is a fifteen-minute drive and has become known for its eclectic downtown offerings including multiple breweries, boutiques, and hobby shops. The Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport is only 90 minutes away, with multiple shuttle service options to/from Auburn daily. Birmingham is a similar drive to the north and Montgomery, the state capital, is only 50 minutes to the southwest. Beaches and mountains are only a 3-4 hour drive. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer