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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Supply Chain Management
Post Date: 09/30/2020
Close Date: 10/27/2020
North Dakota State University

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$70,000 and above

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
The Department of Transportation, Logistics, and Finance in the College of Business at North Dakota State University (NDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level to begin in August 2021. We will consider qualified applicants in the areas of Supply Chain Management or Economics with the primary research interest in Global Supply Chains or Supply Chain Resilience, and teaching interest in Supply Chain Management topics. The normal teaching load is 2-2 (four three-credit courses with no more than three preparations). The candidate should enjoy teaching and is expected to bring innovative instructional methods to the classroom. The person is also expected to conduct and publish high quality research using advanced econometric or statistical methodology, and provide service to the university and business communities. The position offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

The tenure home will be in the Department of Transportation, Logistics, and Finance. However, this position will also be affiliated with the NDSU College of Business’ Challey Institute for Global Innovation & Growth. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research, teaching, and outreach that contributes to the Institute’s mission specifically advancing understanding of supply chains and supply chain issues, and identifying policies and solutions that can enhance economic opportunity and growth.

The Department of Transportation, Logistics, and Finance currently has 11 faculty members and offers undergraduate majors in Finance, and master’s and doctoral degrees in Transportation and Logistics, Supply Chain Management, and Transportation and Urban Systems. The Department is also launching a new Supply Chain Management major at the undergraduate level. The College of Business at NDSU is fully accredited by AACSB, and is located in the Richard H. Barry Hall, the new 135,000-square foot state-of-the-art facility. The College of Business offers a variety of undergraduate programs as well as graduate programs including MBA, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Analytics, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Transportation and Urban Systems, and PhD in Transportation and Logistics.

The Sheila and Robert Challey Institute for Global Innovation & Growth is an interdisciplinary institute that aims to advance understanding in the areas of innovation, trade, and institutions to identify policies and solutions that enhance economic growth and opportunity. The Challey Institute works toward achieving its mission by engaging in research, student programming, and outreach in the areas of (1) international trade, investment, and immigration, (2) innovation and entrepreneurship, and (3) institutions and policy.

NDSU is distinctive as a student-focused, land grant, research university, ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 100 public universities in the country. NDSU is in the elite category of "Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity," with total research expenditures topping $153 million in the most recent National Science Foundation survey NDSU is located in Fargo, rated as one of the best places to live and for family. The state of North Dakota has a range of diversified economic sectors including health care, technology, financial service, energy, agriculture, and small/medium-sized businesses, providing substantial growth opportunities for NDSU and the College of Business.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Tim O. Peterson, Search Committee Chair, at tim.o.peterson@ndsu.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will remain open and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

NDSU is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. NDSU is also an ADVANCE institution.

Work Schedule: 9 month, 40 hours/week

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with experience

Applicant Materials Required: CV, Cover Letter, and Teaching Philosophy


NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management or related field or Economics with emphasis in global supply chain or supply chain resilience (ABD in advanced stages will be considered
Evidence of quality research potential
Evidence of quality teaching potential
Effective oral and written communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment
Ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diverse colleagues and students

Preferred Qualifications:

Interest in developing an Undergraduate Supply Chain Management Major
An established research record relative to experience, specifically in areas related to supply chain management, global supply chain management or supply chain resilience
Record of high quality teaching relative to experience
Record of high quality research using advanced statistical techniques or econometrics
Interest and ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate supply chain topics

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