INFORMS Open Forum

Faculty Position at Smeal College of Business (Penn State) with Business Logistics Focus

  • 1.  Faculty Position at Smeal College of Business (Penn State) with Business Logistics Focus

    Posted 10-12-2021 16:32

    The SC&IS Department of the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Supply Chain & Information Systems at the assistant professor level for a Fall 2022 start date. Salary is competitive.

    Candidates must have a doctorate degree (granted or near completion by the appointment/start date) in supply chain management or related field. A strong commitment to research and teaching excellence will be expected. Faculty members will be expected to maintain an active research program, perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervise graduate students, and engage in service activities.

    The SC&IS Department comprises a vibrant, research-active faculty with research and teaching interests that traverse the end-to-end supply chain and includes business logistics, sourcing, manufacturing, and service operations. The department offers degree programs in supply chain management, management information systems, and business analytics. We seek outstanding candidates with expertise in business logistics that would complement the faculty with high-quality research and teaching in student-centered and collaborative learning environments.

    The Smeal College of Business offers a collegial working environment and excellent campus facilities. It has the Center for Supply Chain Research® ( which advances cutting-edge research and outreach in supply chain management. The SC&IS Department ( also has strong connections with the business community through various research centers that provide opportunities to interface with faculty across various disciplines within Smeal and across Penn State. For more information, please visit

    Review of applications will begin approximately October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, please contact Dawn Corman at

    Applicants should upload a letter of intent, a statement of research and teaching, and a CV. Contact information for three references also should be provided. If presenting at INFORMS 2021 or DSI 2021, please indicate presentation time slot and location.

    Interested candidates are to apply directly online at:

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    Russell Barton, Chair, Search Committee
    Pennsylvania State University
    University Park PA