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West Virginia University Tenure-Track Position

  • 1.  West Virginia University Tenure-Track Position

    Posted 08-16-2019 17:02

    The John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University (WVU) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in supply chain management effective August 2020. The selected candidate is expected to contribute to the mission of the program in the areas of research, teaching, and service through publications in top tier journals, excellent instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, industry outreach, and support of department, college and university service activities.


    Applications must be submitted online through the WVUHire at

    and should contain a letter of interest, research statement, teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, published research, student evaluations of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of at least three references.


    Review of applications will begin in August 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Faculty will be available to meet interested candidates at the upcoming AOM, CSCMP, and Decision Sciences Institute meetings.


    WVU is a comprehensive, land-grant university, classified as "very high research activity" as described by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The WVU System, which includes the flagship campus in Morgantown, WVU Institute of Technology in Beckley, and WVU Potomac State in Keyser enrolls approximately 32,000 students. The Morgantown campus is situated along the Monongahela River and Rail Trail and within 10 miles of Cooper's Rock State Forest, and is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C. to the east, Pittsburgh, PA., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the west. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career. The John Chambers College of Business and Economics offers eleven undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Business Administration programs and one Bachelor of Science in Economics program, seven master programs, and doctoral programs throughout its six departments.




    Candidates must have a doctoral degree in supply chain management, logistics, operations management, business administration, or a closely related field, by August 1, 2020. The candidate must exemplify a strong research focus with a record demonstrating the potential to publish high-quality research in the leading academic journals in the field. A research fit with one of the University's focus areas of health-care, energy, or artificial intelligence, is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with industry expertise in supply chain management. Candidates are expected to provide evidence of potential for excellence in teaching supply chain management courses, and embrace a teaching philosophy grounded in experiential learning initiatives and an integrated end-to-end perspective on supply chain management consistent with the focus of the Global Supply Chain management program at WVU. A demonstrated track-record of leadership and excellence in teaching supply chain management courses is required for Associate-level rank.

    West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


    Iuri Gavronski
    Associate Professor
    UNISINOS Jesuit University