Lecturer of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Oct 29, 2021
Full time BUS: Management/HR/OB/Strategy

Job Description

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Lecturer of Logistics and Supply Chain Management—Search #67861
Parker College of Business, Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management


The Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Parker College of Business invites applications and nominations for the position of non-tenure track Lecturer.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.

To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Within this setting, close to the Port of Savannah, the Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Supply Chain Management with emphasis options in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation or Operations and Supply Management. Departmental faculty members also deliver undergraduate and MBA business core classes in operations management, serve the Ph.D. program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and will staff the newly approved Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Faculty members are expected to contribute to the Department's goal of achieving national distinction in the discipline through academic research and program outcomes. Faculty must also be willing to contribute to student success through activities such as advising, mentoring and collaborative research.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, the Lecturer position requires teaching and service responsibilities, maintenance of faculty qualifications, and a master's degree. The ability to contribute to a positive collegial work environment in the Department, Parker College, and University is also expected as well as a strong orientation to recruiting, retaining, and mentoring qualified students. The position is a 10-month, non-tenure track appointment, beginning August 1, 2022, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
Earned master's degree by August 1, 2022 in logistics, transportation, supply chain, operations management, or a closely related field; or earned MBA degree by August 1, 2022 with professional experience in logistics, transportation, supply chain, operations management or a closely related field.
Evidence of effective communication skills
Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.
Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.

Preferred Qualifications:
Evidence of above average teaching ability
Experience in teaching online or an online teaching certificate
Experience working with a diverse student body or workforce
3 years of professional experience in logistics management, transportation management, operations management, supply management or other closely related supply chain area

Conditions of Employment:
Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.
All work for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.
Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.
Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Screening of applications begins January 17, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Prof. Mark Hanna, Search Chair, Search #67861
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: hannamd@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-486-5511

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or https://parker.georgiasouthern.edu/lscm/. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.




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