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Assistant or Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2023

Position Title
Assistant or Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management

Tenure Status
Tenure Track

Position Number

Marketing & Supply Chain Mgmt (SCM) - 255350

Minimum Qualifications

A successful candidate for the Assistant or Associate Professor position holds a Ph.D./ DBA in Supply Chain Management or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited university.

ABD will be considered for this position:
Evidence of successful defense of the dissertation must be received by July 31 for a fall hire or November 30 for a spring hire. If confirmation of defense is not provided by the deadline, the candidate will receive a new one-year fixed-term contract and be hired at the rank of Instructor.
The candidate’s salary will also be reduced to a lower rate commensurate with other full-time instructors in the same department.
However, if degree verification is provided before the end of the one-year fixed-term contract, the candidate will be returned to the rank of assistant professor with commensurate compensation beginning July 1 of the following academic year.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)

The department is especially interested in candidates with:
  • Teaching and research interests in one or more of the following areas – strategic procurement and global sourcing, global logistics and supply chain management, and production and operations management.
  • Candidates with 15+ years of corporate experience in the area of supply chain management (e.g., procurement, sourcing, transportation / logistics, and / or operations management).
  • A history of service within higher education working with professional student organizations / clubs and building relationships with industry partners.
License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

Marketing & Supply Chain Management is currently the largest department (in terms of undergraduate degree seeking students) of six departments within the John A. Walker College of Business. The approximately 225 declared Supply Chain majors who complete the required coursework in Supply Chain Management receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree.

Business students can earn minors in Supply Chain Management, Professional Selling, and Digital Marketing. Graduate level courses are offered in the MBA / MS in Analytics program.

The Marketing & Supply Chain Management Department consists of 16 tenured/ tenure track and 11 adjunct faculty members. The Walker College of Business is one of the largest public business schools for undergraduate students in the University of North Carolina system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Instructional duties may include curriculum development, online, and fully residential instruction, as well as teaching in the MBA / MS in Applied Data Analytics programs.
  • The teaching load is 3 class sections per semester (usually with no more than 2 preps) with a course release in the new faculty member’s first semester.
  • Faculty members will be expected to fulfill both research and service requirements as well.
Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of a professional position at the university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Suggested Salary Range
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s Job Board:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Effectiveness
  • Statement of Research Interests and Effectiveness.
  • Evidence of Teaching
  • Teaching Evaluations / Peer Review
  • List of three references with contact information.
Evaluations of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is Filled.

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Executive Director of Access & Equity ( ADA /504 Coordinator, EEO /AA Officer, & Title IX Coordinator)
Office of Access & Equity
123 IG Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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