Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor - Operations & Supply Chain Management

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Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor - Operations & Supply Chain Management

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience.

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; hours may vary, some evenings and weekends as necessary.

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Business Management-College of Management

About the Department:

The Department of Business Management in the Poole College of Management houses faculty specializing in areas of marketing, finance, operations and supply chain management, and information technology. Faculty work closely with our centers and initiatives, including the Consumer Innovation Collaborative and the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative.

The Poole College of Management at NC State University actively engages with industry and academia to create an innovative and collaborative intellectual environment that fosters learning, scholarship, and service. We focus on developing and supporting leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset and analytical problem-solving capabilities to positively impact our data-rich, dynamic, global economy.

Essential Job Duties:

The Department of Business Management is seeking a full-time Lecturer or Teaching Assistant Professor in the Operations & Supply Chain Management area.
The primary responsibility for this full-time, non-tenure-track position is teaching Supply Chain Management courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Title and compensation will be based on the candidate’s experience and credentials.

The candidate is expected to teach classes in operations and supply chain, management, and lead practicum teams through the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (scm.ncsu.edu). Supply Chain courses include the undergraduate introductory Operations and Supply Chain course and the concentration courses in Operations Modeling and Analysis, Operations Planning and Control Systems, Logistics Management, and Purchasing and Supply Management. Practicum courses include undergraduate and MBA level 3-credit practicum classes. Courses are delivered both online, through practicum team meetings, and in a traditional classroom setting. The ideal candidate will have undergraduate teaching experience and a strong background in applied business environments featuring operations and supply chain management. The teaching load is three to four sections per semester. Lecturer typically teaches 4 class sections (12 credit hours) per semester. Teaching Assistant Professor typically teaches 3 class sections (9 credit hours) per semester, with additional scholarly research responsibilities.

Candidates must also be a contributing faculty member to department and college service activities. Other teaching in the Operations and Supply Chain Management area may be required depending on department staffing needs.

Other Responsibilities:

Contributing member of department and college faculty. Develop and deliver assigned course(s) under the direction of the Department Head.

May also work with student teams on semester-long practicum projects.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Master’s degree in Operations and Supply chain Management or field required and 5 years of Operations and Supply Management experience.

Ph.D. preferred.

Other Required Qualifications:

Strong commitment to excellence in teaching expected.

Applicants must have extensive knowledge of operations and supply chain management (e.g. planning, supply management, procurement, inventory management, logistics, distribution, warehouse management, etc.) or operations (e.g. planning and control, sales and operations planning, MRP, etc.).

Successful candidates should also have work experience in operations and supply change management, in private or public organizations in addition to a demonstrated teaching interest and ability.

Evidence of high-quality teaching through, for example, teaching evaluations and letters
of recommendation. Five or more years of work experience in operations and supply chain management. Previous teaching experience in online courses is also preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of high-quality teaching through, for example, teaching evaluations.

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled.

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



9 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

202001 - Business Management-coll Of Mg


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 2/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time