Posted November, 2014
The Management Science Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant, senior assistant, or associate professor within Operations and Supply Chain Management group. An ideal candidate would demonstrate a proven ability to produce high impact research and excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching, along with an interest in developing a competence in executive education and business outreach. Our group has a vibrant doctoral program and an expectation for this position is to teach doctoral seminars and serve as an advisor for doctoral student dissertations. Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. or DBA in Operations Management/Supply Chain Management or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong training in theory driven empirical research. Salary and compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.
The Operations Management group at the Moore School is well known for its research publications in the top tier journals of the field. The Department also houses an active Center for Global Supply Chain and Process Management, which cultivates outreach to industry and enhances practice-based pedagogical and scholarly research. Center partners include multi-national firms such as Avaya, Coca Cola Bottling, Cummins Turbo Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand, Michelin, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Siemens, Sonoco, and Textron among others. For more information about the department and the OM group, please visit our Web site
The Darla Moore School of Business has been consistently ranked among the nation's top business schools, and is particularly well known for its programs in Supply Chain Management and International Business. In August 2014, the school moved into its new $106 million building. The University of South Carolina is located in the city of Columbia, a rapidly growing metropolitan area of almost 750,000 people that offers excellent quality of life including outstanding schools, varied entertainment options, and strong support for the arts. It is one of the leading research universities in the nation with outstanding research output in business management, medicine, science, and engineering. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit a letter describing relevant research/scholarship and teaching experience, along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to the attention of Ms. Julia Witherspoon, Management Science Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 or e-mail MgmtSci.Search@moore.sc.edu
Posted November, 2014
The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina seeks a full-time Clinical Faculty Member to teach operations & supply chain management and mentor student projects within the Global Supply Chain and Process Management (GSCPM) Center.
The GSCPM Center at the Moore School of Business is a valuable source of knowledge in the twin domains of global supply chain management and process improvement for firms within and beyond South Carolina. This Center engages the school’s faculty and students with the business community with the objective of improving practice for its business partners; promoting and providing placement opportunities for students; bringing relevance to academic research and pedagogical endeavors; and providing mutual learning opportunities between academia and industry.
The Center was founded in 2005, and its activities are supported by annual corporate membership fees and the active participation of Management Science faculty and staff. Its corporate partners consist of multinational service, manufacturing, and consulting firms including Avaya, Coca-Cola Bottling, Carolinas Healthcare System, Continental Tire, Cummins, Ingersoll-Rand/Trane, Michelin, Palmetto Richland Health, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Siemens, Sonoco, and Textron/E-Z-GO. Membership is continuously being expanded to other high profile partners.
The two primary responsibilities of this position is to teach undergraduate and master’s level operations and supply chain courses within the Management Science Department and to lead and actively manage student projects with Center corporate partners.
To accomplish these responsibilities, the selected candidate must be able to:
• Work with Center corporate partners to identify value creation opportunities for student projects that will have specific assessment metrics
• Guide student project teams through problem definition, issue identification, and development of project and work plans.
• Teach effectively in a broad range of potential supply chain and operations courses
We seek candidates with a proven track record and more than 5 years of experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Implementing supply chain and process improvement projects
• Consulting experience and/or international supply chain/procurement/logistics/lean experience with a major firm
• Supply chain analytics and value assessment including estimated and actual landed costs
• Process reengineering
• Supply chain optimization
• Teaching in one or more of the following areas: lean systems and process management, six sigma, production planning and control systems, strategic procurement, supply chain design and execution, and principles of operations management.
A Ph.D. in operations and supply chain management or a related area is desirable but not required. This is a non-tenure track position. The position would have full employment benefits and be on a nine-month academic contract. The appointment is renewable on an on-going basis subject to future budget considerations. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
About the School:
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. The University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
Please send a letter of application containing a clear statement of background qualifications that meet the requirements of the position, a resume, evidence of teaching and/or project management capabilities, and the names and contact information of three references to the attention of:
Dr. Jack Jensen
Managing Director of the Global Supply Chain and Process Management Center
Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
1014 Greene St., Columbia SC 29208
For further information and details of position announcement, please contact Dr. Jack Jensen