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Instructor/Ast Professor Fixed Term

Michigan State University
East Lansing

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Professional Fields, Business & Management
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Job Details

Job no: 633339
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business
Department: Department Of Supply Chain Management 10008570
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Working/Functional Title

Instructor/Ast Professor Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Supply Chain Management, Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University invites applications for a pool of qualified fixed-term instructors/assistant professors to teach one or more undergraduate and/or graduate courses in supply chain management (logistics/transportation, operations, purchasing/procurement), with possible additional support for students and/or research. These positions will be filled on an as-needed basis within two years of the position posting date. Positions may be for one or more semesters, including fall, spring and summer.

Please note that a position could be part-time or full-time and may vary by semester, depending on the needs of the department. It is possible that no positions will be needed in some semesters. Renewal may be possible based on department teaching needs, funding and performance. Salary and terms are negotiable depending on experience and rank.

There is a current need for an instructor/assistant professor in late spring/early summer 2020 to teach a 3 credit course in operations management and lean enterprise in the Master’s of Science in Supply Chain Management Program. There is also potential for teaching this course in late summer/early fall 2020.

Specific areas of expertise desired for the master’s teaching position include total quality management, lean enterprise principles, practices and techniques, implementation of quality and lean enterprise improvement programs, and manufacturing and competitive strategies.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Positions at the instructor level require a Master’s degree from an accredited university.

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is preferred (and is required for the assistant professor rank). Candidates must have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence and/or significant work experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Logistics/transportation
  • Manufacturing or service operations
  • Procurement/sourcing
  • Supply chain management
  • Required Application Materials
    • CV
    • Cover letter
    Special Instructions

    Review of applications is ongoing and continuous. To ensure full consideration for the late spring/early summer 2020 master’s teaching position, applications should be received by February 5, 2020.

    For additional information, please contact Dr. Judy Whipple ([email protected]).

    Applications will be reviewed as needed.



    MSU Statement

    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

    Advertised: Jan 20, 2020 Eastern Standard Time
    Applications close: Jan 20, 2022 Eastern Standard Time


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    • 29th among the nation’s public universities
    • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
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    • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

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