Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Supply Chain Management

Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China

Salary and Benefits: Negotiable
Closing Date: Open till Filled
Start Date: Negotiable

Required Qualifications
Candidates should possess:

  • A PhD in supply chain management, transportation, logistics, operations management, information systems, engineering, economics, business, or a related discipline;
  • International exposure, reflected in publications, projects, conference participation and/or guest lectures;
  • Evidence of the ability to develop and deliver lectures and class material in English at the graduate level (both Masters and Doctoral);
  • Ability to generate sponsored research and promote technology transfer and entrepreneurship;
  • Ability and desire to publish in top academic journals;
  • Ability to communicate with industry, give presentations, and lead meetings in English (native speaker proficiency preferred).

Main Duty and Responsibilities
The faculty member will be responsible for advancing the center mission of excellence in education, research, and corporate engagement.

The faculty member is expected to develop, design, and deliver world-class teaching material at the master and doctoral levels. As part of the research team, faculty members are responsible for creating, supporting, and disseminating new knowledge in logistics, supply chain management, and related fields. They are expected to conduct high quality research in collaboration with industry and government; supervise theses; publish in top international journals, academic proceedings, trade journals, and working papers; and participate fully in all industrial and educational programs offered and supported by the MIT Global SCALE centers.

The faculty member is expected to work with and be in regular contact with researchers, educators, and thought leaders (academic and practitioner) across the world, including researchers at MIT and the international MIT Global SCALE Network centers. The person should also cultivate industry contacts in order to enhance their research and educational efforts.

Application Process
To apply for the faculty position, please prepare and submit the following documents:

  1. A letter of interest discussing research interests and approach,
  2. Curriculum vitae emphasizing research and teaching capability along with industry experience,
  3. Two representative published research papers in English, and
  4. Contact information for references (Just Names and Email Address)

Please be sure to identify the position in which you are interested and your earliest potential start date.

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged by contacting:

Professor LIU, Shaoxuan
Director of Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China
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If you cannot submit electronically, you may send materials:

MIT Global SCALE China Faculty Search
77 Mass Ave, Room E40-275
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

The review of applications and nominations is underway and will continue until the positions are filled.  All positions command a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.  Starting dates are negotiable.

MIT Global SCALE centers offer a culturally diverse teaching and research environment and provide equal opportunity for all applicants. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

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