Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management

Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management

Penn State Wilkes-Barre invites applications for faculty position, Assistant Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2018.

Responsibilities: Teach an average of 3 courses per semester in the newly developed BS degree in Project and Supply Chain Management (PSCM) and SAP certification. Provide leadership at the campus in developing this program. Until the PSCM is fully rolled out, there may be a need to teach courses in supporting business areas. The successful candidate will be committed to using non-traditional delivery methods including, but not limited to, video-conferencing, online delivery and accelerated formats. Publish in quality refereed journals in the field. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Involve students in undergraduate research activities. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

Qualifications: Qualifications: Ph.D. Project and Supply Chain Management or closely related discipline at the time of hiring. 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 experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. SAP Certification is preferred.

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 Wilkes-Barre is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 500 students; about 20% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as eight baccalaureate degrees (Administration of Justice, Business, Rehabilitation & Human Services, Corporate Communication, Electrical Engineering Technology, English, Information Science & Technology, and Surveying Engineering) and four associate degrees (Business administration, Information Science and Technology, Letters, Arts and Sciences, and Surveying Engineering Technology) with the expectation that the new baccalaureate degree in Project and Supply Chain Management will be approved by August 2018.

Students and faculty at Penn State Wilkes-Barre 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.

For more information about the campus, visit For any questions, about this position please contact Dr. Dale Jones, Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Wilkes-Barre at

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 October 15, 2017, and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

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