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University of South Carolina - Open Rank Operations and Supply Chain Management Position

  • 1.  University of South Carolina - Open Rank Operations and Supply Chain Management Position

    Posted 09-24-2021 13:12
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    The Management Science Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position within the Operations and Supply Chain Management group. The start date for this position is August 16, 2022. Our tenure-track faculty are expected to produce outstanding empirical research targeting top-tier journals and to demonstrate excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. The teaching responsibilities for this position are likely to include our operations management electives and/or courses in our business analytics curriculum. Our group has a vibrant doctoral program and an expectation for this position is to also teach doctoral seminars and serve as an advisor for doctoral student dissertations. Qualifications for the rank of Assistant Professor include a Ph.D. or DBA in Operations Management/Supply Chain Management or a closely related field by the start date of employment, along with expertise in conducting empirical research. Applicants for the rank of Associate Professor or full Professor must additionally have the appropriate years of academic experience consistent with academic policy and an established record of excellence in research and teaching.  Salary and compensation are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.

    The Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM) group at the Moore School is well known for publishing its research in the top-tier OSCM journals. Our undergraduate program is ranked 5th in the 2020 Gartner Research ranking of the Top 25 North American Supply Chain undergraduate programs. The Department houses an active Operations and Supply Chain Center, which cultivates outreach to industry and enhances practice-based pedagogical and scholarly research. Center partners include multi-national firms such as ABB, Alpek Polyester, BB&T/TRUIST, Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated, Continental Tire, Hilti, Ingersoll Rand, Medical University of South Carolina, Nephron Pharmaceuticals, Siemens, Sonoco Products Company, Trane, and UPS.  Additionally, the Management Science Department plays a significant role in the Moore School's Center for Applied Business Analytics. This center works with local and state business partners to bring in real-world analytics problems to both faculty and students for teaching and research needs. For more information about the Management Science Department, please visit our website:

    All applicants should apply online at and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Ms. Leslie Jenkins at Letters of recommendation should come directly from the references and not from the position applicant. Department representatives will be conducting initial interviews virtually (and potentially at upcoming conferences) in Fall 2021. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

    The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    Sean Handley
    Management Science Department Chair
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia SC
    (803) 777-2787