Assistant Professor of Management - Supply Chain

Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, Minnesota
$60,682 minimum
Posted Date
Jan 31, 2023

Job Details

This position requires teaching a variety of courses including but not limited to: Production/Operations, Strategic Management and Policy, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, and other Management courses as needed. Delivery methods include teaching in the classroom or online to undergraduate or graduate students.  Additional responsibilities include advising, student club advising, involvement in department projects and activities, representing the department at campus-wide recruiting events, and participation in campus committees.  Candidate should have the ability to forge relationships with regional industry and take an active role in growing the number of majors within the department. Duties also include contribution to student growth and development, participation in department and institutional activities, evaluation of student performance, engagement in scholarly activities, and participation in service to the University and community.  SMSU, in its commitment to meeting the service needs of the region, expects faculty to engage in regional service, education or study as part of their community service responsibility.

  • Teach and coordinate the courses and curricula for SMSU's BS Degree in Management Engage in additional activities to support the management program and the business, Innovation and Strategy Department including student recruitment and retention to enhance enrollment in the program Meet the expectations of a full-time SMSU faculty member as defined in the MinnState-IFO Agreement Participate fully in the activities and programs of SMSU’s Business, Innovation and Strategy Department Fulfill the expectations of a full-time SMSU’s Management program in accordance with SMSU’s Assessment and Strategic Plan, as well as SMSU’s Mission, Vision and Values The position will engage in scholarly and creative activity, continuing preparation and study, contribute to student growth and development and serve the SMSU Community SMSU, in its commitment to meeting the service needs of the region, expects faculty to engage in regional service as part of their community service activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • DBA or PhD in Management with emphasis in Operations or Supply Chain Management. Consideration for applicants expected to receive their PhD or DBA within one semester of appointment.
  • Teaching experience in Management courses is required.
  • Professional work experience in the supply chain and quality assurance outside of academia desired.
  • Consideration will be given to applicants with course completion in Innovative Business pedagogy and Applied Information Systems Research
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence is expected with positive student evaluation
  • Applicants should have knowledge of, or willingness to learn, online and web supported course delivery methods.
  • Applicants should have superior written and oral communication skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and business/community groups is expected
  • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for liberal education. The University is committed to fostering a global perspective. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional work experience in the management field outside of academia.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence with a positive student evaluation.
  • Evidence of high quality scholarly activity.


Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.  SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate and graduate teaching/advising and strong student/faculty relationships. We area a public institution offering over 50 majors and minors and four master’s degrees.  Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions.  The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings.  Marshall (pop. 14,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities.


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