Assistant Professor, Supply Chain ManagementMike Ilitch School of BusinessThe Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at WayneState University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business is seeking tofill a Tenure-Track position for the Fall of 2021 at the AssistantProfessor level. Candidates will be expected to conduct researchsuitable for publication in top tier journals, teach courses inareas of interest at the undergraduate and graduate level,participate in department and school governance activities, andperform related duties as assigned. We expect the candidate to be afully engaged participant in the life of the Mike Ilitch School ofBusiness. A typical teaching load is 2+2 – teaching studentsmajoring in supply chain management. Support for conference traveland research assistance is available. For further information aboutthe supply chain program see https://ilitchbusiness.wayne.edu/supply-chain/index.php Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in Supply ChainManagement from an AACSB accredited Program, or a Ph.D. in arelated field; evidence of potential to publish in leading academicjournals, and strong teaching skills. The ideal candidate wouldhave interest in and experience teaching courses related topurchasing, logistics or production planning and management; andwould have interest in, or experience in, the complex manufacturingand health care industries, including the very high tech automotiveindustry. In addition, an active research portfolio and businessexperience in these areas is preferred.About Wayne State University, the Mike Ilitch School of Business,and the Global Supply Chain Management ProgramWayne State University is a premier, public, urban researchuniversity located in the heart of Detroit where students from allbackgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deeprooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity,diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educationalopportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, globalsociety. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color,and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmativeaction/equal opportunity employer. For more information, visitwww.wayne.edu.The AACSB-International accredited Mike Ilitch School of Businessprepares students for challenging and rewarding careers, advancesthe boundaries of scholarly and practitioner knowledge, andenhances the economic vitality of the city of Detroit, the state ofMichigan and beyond through its programs, research and communityengagement. Established in 1946, the business school was renamed in2015 in recognition of a $40 million gift from Mike and MarianIlitch. Thanks to this lead investment, a new state-of-the-artbusiness school building opened in the heart of the DistrictDetroit in 2018. The building is within easy walking distance ofthe heart of Detroit’s vibrant downtown, with easy access to theDetroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Symphony, numerous museums,and professional football, baseball, basketball and hockey venues.Wayne State is also very close to the high tech, global autocompanies headquartered in the Detroit area, with a large number ofother world class manufacturer headquarters in the area; and iswithin two miles of Canadian border crossings to Windsor, Ontario.For more information, visit ilitchbusiness.wayne.edu.The growing Supply Chain Management Major and Program is focused oncomplex manufacturing and the automotive industry in particular, anindustry that is very international and high tech. An additionalfocus is on health care supply chains given proximity to manyhospital systems. The program currently enrolls some 550undergraduate SCM major students, offers an MBA concentration inSupply Chain Management and one in Health Care SCM with some 140students in total, has a Masters of Science in Automotive SCMDegree with 25 students, and offers two automotive industry relatedSCM executive education programs. There are currently 10 full timeSCM faculty including 7 tenure track faculty and 3 clinicalfaculty, with this position providing the 8th tenure track positionin SCM. The Program teaches some 22 SCM courses that are regularlyoffered with often multiple sections of each course. The SCMProgram also initiated and the School each year offers five 12 daystudy abroad programs in China, Brazil, Italy and Poland; overseesan automotive industry funded 24 school global case competitionwith 5 foreign teams included recently, and is involved in a jointauto industry SCM research program with an automotive industryorganization. The Program is ranked in the top 11% of all schoolscovered in the top 4 journal empirical section of The Supply ChainProject, and is ranked by Gartner Research.Application ProceduresApplications will be submitted online and will require CV/Resume,Cover Letter, three References, Teaching Evaluations, a ResearchStatement, and a Teaching Statement. The teaching evaluations,research and teaching statements should all be attached as one pdfdocument and uploaded in the “Other” link within the onlineapplication.Interested candidates should apply online at http://jobs.wayne.edu (Refer to postingnumber 045461). Interested candidates should send an emailoutlining the intent to apply, along with a vita, to Dr. John C.Taylor, Chair, Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management,at [email protected] Dr. Taylor’s additional contact informationis: 2771 Woodward Avenue, room 389, Wayne State University,Detroit, MI 48201; Office Phone: 313-577-4525; Cell Phone:517-719-0275; Fax: 313-577-5486.Wayne State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative actionemployer.