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University of South Carolina Tenure-Track Faculty Position

  • 1.  University of South Carolina Tenure-Track Faculty Position

    Posted 09-14-2023 13:13
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    The Management Science Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position within the Operations and Supply Chain Management group. The start date for this position is August 16, 2024. Our tenure-track faculty are expected to produce impactful empirical research targeting top-tier journals and to demonstrate excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. The teaching responsibilities for this position could include courses in our operations management and/or business analytics curriculum. Our group has a vibrant doctoral program and an expectation for this position is to contribute to the development of our PhD students. Qualifications for this position at the rank of Assistant Professor include a PhD 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. 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 (OSC) group at the Moore School is well known for publishing its research in the top-tier OSC journals. Our undergraduate and graduate programs were ranked 3rd and 6th, respectively, in the most recent 2022 Gartner Research ranking of the Top 25 North American Supply Chain 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 organizations such as Coca-Cola Bottling Consolidated, Continental Tire, McLeod Health, Siemens, Sonoco Products Company, and Truist Bank, among others.  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 Carla Watson 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 at upcoming conferences in Fall 2023. 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
    Darla Moore School of Business
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia, SC 29208