Faculty Search Announcement Operations and Supply Chain Management – Tenure Track Department of Managerial Sciences Robinson College of Business Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia
The Robinson College of Business (RCB) of Georgia State University (GSU) invites applications for one tenure track faculty position in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management. The rank is open with a preference for hiring at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Employment will begin in August 2020.
The successful candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in a relevant field from an AACSB-accredited university (or international equivalent) and a current record of scholarly publications consistent with rank, as well as a demonstrated ability or high potential for teaching within Operations and Supply Chain Management. The ideal candidate should also have demonstrated interest and expertise in empirical research. The College expects and strongly supports faculty research leading to publication in top tier journals. Salary, teaching load, and research support are competitive with other research universities.
GSU is a leading urban research university located in the heart of Atlanta and ranked as the #2 most innovative university in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. With more than 7,500 students and 200 faculty members, RCB is one of the largest and most diverse business schools in the country. The Department of Managerial Sciences has outstanding faculty colleagues with research and teaching interests that represent the different facets of management including Operations Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, and Business Analysis. Our faculty members enthusiastically engage in research and regularly publish in the top journals in their disciplines. They also engage with colleagues in other units of the College, the University, and neighboring universities in a variety of professional activities. In particular, RCB’s newly created Institute for Insight, which is focused on technology and data science, and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute as well as other units such as Institute of Health Administration, Department of Computer Information Systems, School of Hospitality Administration, and Center for Process Innovation provide exciting collaborative opportunities to address interesting and innovative operations and supply chain problems. In addition, the city of Atlanta provides an excellent setting for someone with interests in operations and supply chain management with 16 Fortune 500 companies and 26 Fortune 1000 companies headquartered in the metropolitan area. Atlanta is a global logistics powerhouse, ranked as the #2 metro area for digital supply chains.
Applicants should register with Academic Jobs Online at http://academicjobsonline.org/ (registration is free) and upload their letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the contact information for three letters of reference. Applicants are required to submit their materials via this online system. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions related to the position should be sent to Dr. Elizabeth Lim at firstname.lastname@example.org. The position is contingent upon final budget approval by the University.
Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution, an affirmative action employer and accommodates individuals with disabilities. All applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background report.
About Georgia State University
In the more complex and global business environment, managers, consultants and entrepreneurs must be able to communicate successfully, think creatively and adapt to the uncertainties of business fluctuations and transformations.The Department of Managerial Sciences’ academic offerings provide students with the skills to meet these challenges. Areas of academic concentration include business analysis, entrepreneurship, operations management, decision sciences, organizational behavior, human resources and strategy.Our Course OfferingsWe offer a wide variety of courses in many specialized areas, and our flexible curriculum allows students to tailor a degree to fit their particular interests and goals. Our students develop strong communication and team-building skills while working with state-of-the-art information technology. All courses in the program recognize the supply chain concept of the organization — from customer through ultimate supplier.