Assistant Professor - Supply Chain and Operations Management

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Assistant Professor - Supply Chain and Operations Management

Clemson, SC
Open Date:
Aug 22, 2019

The Department of Management at Clemson University invites qualified applicants to apply for a tenure-track, full-time faculty position in Supply Chain and Operations Management (SC/OM).

We are particularly seeking candidates with promise for or an established high-quality research record and effective teaching for appointment at the assistant professor level. The ideal candidate would demonstrate a strong commitment to publishing innovative research in premier SC/OM journals that will influence the field, and equally important, who is collegial and interacts effectively with peers in enhancing the intellectual climate of the Department. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and be able to teach at a level consistent with Clemson’s high standards.

Clemson’s Supply Chain Group has a core group of scholars with an engaging assembly of doctoral students. The SC/OM Faculty and Ph.D. students have been among the most prolific in terms of publications in top journals.

The Department of Management has 35 faculty members, and offers a B.S. degree in management with six areas of emphasis, a M.S. degree in management, and a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration with tracks in Information Systems, Supply Chain & Operations Management, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, and Organizational Behavior. Management faculty members also teach in the College's MBA program. Additional information about the Department may be obtained by visiting

A modern 170,000-square-foot new building located in the heart of the University is currently under construction as the new home for the College of Business. For more information about the College of Business, visit

Clemson University is a highly selective public land grant, Research 1 institution that engages in the highest levels of research activities. It is located in a college town setting in the dynamic Southeastern corridor, which is a major region for manufacturing, trade and logistics. It also has a robust service economy. Against a beautiful backdrop of lakes and mountains, faculty can revel in the school spirit of Clemson, a college town of 15,000 residents and 23,000 students, or only 30 miles away enjoy Greenville, South Carolina--a thriving mid-sized community with unique shops, a wide-variety of restaurants and shady pedestrian-friendly streets, as well as vibrant cultural and recreation experiences. Clemson is located about midway between Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina. It is a 2-hour drive to each.


Candidates seeking appointment must have an earned Ph.D. degree. Specific interests in teaching include operations and supply chain management. Consistent with Clemson University’s objective of joining the ranks of Top 20 public universities, qualified candidates must have a record of or strong potential for publishing boundary spanning research in SC/OM journals, such as POM, M&SOM, Management Science, JOM, and Decision Sciences.

We welcome candidates with rigorous training in empirical methods (including econometrics, behavioral methods, survey research, etc.) and/or analytical modeling and who are open to multidisciplinary and multi-method research. Experience working with big data, including data scraping and machine learning is a plus.

Candidates with research expertise in one of the following areas are highly desired: new product development/innovation, health care, sustainability/socially responsible/humanitarian operations, advanced manufacturing and service strategy, or supply chain contracting and risk management.

Junior applicants should have completed their doctoral degree no later than August 15, 2020.

All applicants should be available to begin work on August 15, 2020.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials.

Applications should include a CV, statement of research interests, representative samples of research, evidence of teaching excellence such as teaching evaluations, awards or innovations, and three letters of recommendation. All application materials should be submitted electronically via Interfolio.

Formal review of applications by the search committee will begin on October 11, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled or closure of the position.

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Posted: 9/4/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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