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Faculty Position in Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University

  • 1.  Faculty Position in Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University

    Posted 11-15-2019 09:28

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    Dear Colleagues,

    We would greatly appreciate if you could kindly forward this to someone who might be interested in the following faculty position in Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University.


    Job Posting Title 

    Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution, College of Engineering

    Job Location

    College Station, Texas

    Application site:


    The Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, College of Engineering, at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenured or tenure track faculty position in the Industrial Distribution Program at the assistant, associate, or full professor levels starting in fall 2020. This is a nine-month, full-time, academic appointment. Candidates should have relevant hands-on experience with: industrial distribution and operations management, value creation and channel development, finance and profitability, data analytics and digital distribution, leadership and distribution strategy, industrial sales and services, market development for engineered, industrial, products, services and solutions.


    The successful applicant will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department's activities; and serve the profession. Through effective industrial advisory committees that provide valuable guidance, the department has numerous opportunities for the development of laboratories and sponsorship of applied research activities. By being an integral part of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, there is excellent interaction with faculty in other programs to support large scale college initiatives, as well as access to graduate students to assist in instructional and applied research activities.



    Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a related field such as industrial engineering, supply chain management, management science, decision sciences, industrial psychology, industrial sales and/or marketing or a closely related discipline. Applicants are required to have at least one degree in Engineering. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department's website to review our academic and research programs (


    Application Instructions

    Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at . Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2019. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2020. For additional information, please contact Dr. Nepal,


    Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity,  and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


    Thank you.

    With best regards


    Bimal Nepal, Ph.D

    Professor and Associate Director of  Industrial Distribution Program

    Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution

    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (Courtesy Appointment)

    College of Engineering

    Texas A&M University

    College Station, TX 77843; 979 845 2230