Assistant/Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Assistant/Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Georgia Southern University | Statesboro, GA, 30458, US

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management—Search 67950
Parker College of Business, Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Parker College of Business invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving nearly 26,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.

To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Within this setting, close to the Port of Savannah, the Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Supply Chain Management with emphasis options in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation or Operations and Supply Management. Departmental faculty members also deliver undergraduate and MBA business core classes in operations management, serve the Ph.D. program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and will staff the Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, recently approved by the Board of Regents. Faculty members are expected to contribute to the Department's goal of achieving national distinction in the discipline through academic research and program outcomes. Faculty must also be willing to contribute to student success through activities such as advising, mentoring, and collaborative research.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, the Assistant/Associate Professor position requires teaching, research and service responsibilities, and maintenance of faculty qualifications. The ability to contribute to a positive collegial work environment in the Department, College, and University is also expected as well as a strong orientation to recruiting, retaining, and mentoring qualified students. The position is a 10-month tenure-track appointment, beginning August 1, 2023, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
  • Earned doctoral degree in logistics, transportation, supply chain, operations management, or a closely related field from an AACSB-accredited school, by August 1, 2023.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
  • Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.
  • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing a strong and growing research and scholarship agenda and the production of research/creative activities as appropriate to the discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years full-time college/university teaching and research experience at the assistant professor level is required for the rank of associate professor along with a strong record of research and service with publications and presentations in professional venues.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Evidence of above average teaching ability.
  • Experience in teaching online or an online teaching certificate.
  • Experience working with a diverse student body or workforce.
  • At the assistant professor level, evidence of potential for research publication in SCMList® journals. At the associate professor level, demonstrated ability to lead research published in SCMList® journals.

    Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.
  • All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad and outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.
  • Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.
  • Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

    Screening of applications begins December 5, 2022, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2023. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

    Professor Alan Mackelprang, Search Chair, Search #67950
    Georgia Southern University
    Electronic mail:
    Telephone: 912-478-0379

    More information about the institution is available through or The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.