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Assistant or Associate Professor, Operations and Supply Chain Management

Apply now Department: 3670025040 Management
Job no: 516926
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance, Education / Instructional
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Department of Management in the College of Business Administration (CBA) at K-State is seeking applicants for a tenure-track, full-time Assistant/Associate Professor position (rank commensurate with experience) in the Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM) area.

The candidate will be responsible for research, teaching, and service activities in the CBA.

Research: Consistent with departmental guidelines, the candidate will be expected to publish in high-quality academic journals in the OSCM area and develop a strong research track-record.

Teaching: Desired areas of teaching experience or interest include Procurement, Logistics, Global Supply Chain Management, and Risk Management. The CBA has a strong emphasis on data analytics as part of its innovative curriculum. Accordingly, the candidate will be expected to support data analytics program growth in the supply chain area.

Service: The candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to collegiality and shared governance. The CBA is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion, and accordingly, the Department of Management is seeking candidates who will foster an appreciation of diversity, inclusion, and belonging among coworkers, students, and CBA stakeholders.

Why Join Us:

Our goal is to provide excellent undergraduate and graduate degree programs that will prepare students to become successful business professionals in an increasingly diverse and interconnected workplace. The College's comparative advantage derives from a strong, inclusive family culture, a diverse and well-qualified student population, a faculty committed to high-quality research and teaching, dedicated staff, and strong support from alumni and the business community. The College is accredited by AACSB in both business administration and accounting. To learn more visit: 

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To see what benefits are available, please visit: 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in OSCM or a closely related area from an AACSB accredited university. ABDs will also be considered but must be in a position to complete their Ph.D. within 6 months of their employment date at K-State.
  • Ability to publish in high-quality academic journals in the OSCM area and develop a strong research track-record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong research record as demonstrated through publications in top academic journals and presentations at national academic conferences
  • Prior university teaching experience in OSCM or closely-related field
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Related professional work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to teach one or more of the advanced courses in Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Commitment to understanding one’s own experiences and perspectives as well as the experiences and perspectives of diverse others in an effort to cultivate strong relationships and effective collaboration 

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of application (Cover Letter)
  2. Curriculum Vita (CV)
  3. Three (3) letters of reference

Screening of Applications Begins:

For best consideration, apply by September 15, 2024

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

Salary commensurate with experience and consistent with the position filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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