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April 26, 2017

Global Supply Chain and Operations Management Full-time Lecturer Position

Background

The Operations Management group in the Management Science department is well regarded in the discipline. Faculty members are respected leaders in the profession, serve on editorial boards, and publish their research in leading international journals. The undergraduate Global Supply Chain and Operations Management program was recently ranked 7th in the country by Gartner and the concentration within the International Master of Business Administration has been ranked among the top 15 programs in the US by the Princeton Review. The undergraduate students are regularly placed for internships and jobs in leadership programs in leading edge multinational firms.

The GSCPM Center at the Moore School of Business was founded in 2005 by the Management Science faculty members. It is a valuable source of knowledge regarding global supply chain management and process improvement for firms within and beyond South Carolina. This Center engages the school’s faculty and students with the business community with the objective of improving practice for its business partners; promoting and providing placement opportunities for students; bringing relevance to academic research and pedagogical endeavors; and providing mutual learning opportunities between academia and industry.

The Center and its activities are supported by annual corporate membership fees and the active participation of Management Science faculty and staff. Its corporate partners consist of multinational service and manufacturing firms including Cummins, Delta Airlines, Johnson and Johnson, Michelin, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Siemens and Trane-Ingersoll Rand. Membership is being expanded to other high profile partners.

This position is designed to offer opportunities for long-term employment with the university, with renewable contracts and opportunities for promotion in accordance with established policies for non-tenure track faculty. 

Job Description

The primary responsibilities of this position are to teach undergraduate and master’s level operations and supply chain courses within the Management Science Department, lead and actively manage student projects with Center corporate partners, and help develop additional corporate partners.

To accomplish these responsibilities, the selected candidate must be able to:

  • teach effectively in a broad range of potential supply chain and operations courses
  • work with Center corporate partners and potential partners to identify value creation opportunities for student projects that will have specific assessment metrics
  • guide student project teams through problem definition, issue identification, and development of project and work plans.

Job Qualifications:

We seek candidates with a proven track record and more than 5 years of experience in one or more of the following areas.

  • Implementing supply chain and process improvement projects
  • Consulting experience and/or international supply chain/procurement/logistics/lean experience with a major firm
  • Supply chain analytics and value assessment including estimated and actual landed costs
  • Process reengineering
  • Supply chain optimization
  • Teaching in one or more of the following areas: lean systems and process management, six sigma, production planning and control systems, strategic procurement, supply chain design and execution, and principles of operations management.

Significant industry experience and a Master’s degree is required. This is a non-tenure track position. The position would have full employment benefits and will be on a nine-month academic contract. The position is available August 1, 2017 and will be open until filled, though interested candidates are encouraged to apply by June 24, 2017. The appointment is renewable on an on-going basis subject to future budget considerations. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

All applicants should submit a clear statement of background qualifications that meet the requirements of the position, a resume, evidence of teaching and/or project management capabilities, and three letters of reference to the attention of Ms. Julia Witherspoon Management Science Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29201 or email MgmtSci.Search@moore.sc.edu.


March 6, 2017

Non-Tenure Track Full-Time Clinical Assistant Professor in Management Science 

The Management Science Department at the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time Clinical Assistant Professor in Management Science with an emphasis on business analytics. An ideal candidate would demonstrate a passion and competence for teaching analytical topics, including statistics and process simulation, using MS Excel and other analytical software. Previous work experience involving project management responsibilities and previous experience teaching distance learning classes is desired. A Ph.D. in Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field is required. Salary and compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. This position is designed to offer opportunities for long-term employment with the university, with renewable contracts and opportunities for promotion in accordance with established policies for non-tenure track faculty. Hiring is subject to availability of funds.

The Darla Moore School of Business has been consistently ranked among the nation's top business schools, and is particularly well known for its programs in Supply Chain Management and International Business. In August 2014, the school moved into its new $106 million building. The University of South Carolina is located in the city of Columbia, a rapidly growing metropolitan area of almost 750,000 people that offers excellent quality of life including outstanding schools, varied entertainment options, and strong support for the arts. It is one of the leading research universities in the nation with outstanding research output in business management, medicine, science, and engineering. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Faculty representatives will be available to meet with selected applicants at the INFORMS Analytics Conference in Las Vegas on April 2-4, 2017. Applicants not attending INFORMS Analytics may be interviewed via phone or web conference. All applicants should submit a letter describing relevant experience, along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to the attention of Ms. Julia Witherspoon, Management Science Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29201 or e-mail MgmtSci.Search@moore.sc.edu


January 12, 2017

Department of Economics
Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics

The Department of Economics seeks applicants for a non-tenure-track position to begin in the Fall 2017 semester. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses per semester, including principles of economics and other courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. The candidate will also advise undergraduate students, and carry out sufficient research and related activities to maintain relevant status under AACSB accreditation standards. The department offers Ph.D., Masters, and undergraduate degrees in economics, and supports graduate and undergraduate degrees of the Moore School of Business, in which the department is administratively housed.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree or expect to complete the degree by August 2017.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

These positions are designed to offer opportunities for long-term employment with the university, with renewable contracts and opportunities for promotion in accordance with established policies for non-tenure track faculty.


August 29, 2016

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of International Finance

The Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of International Finance, to begin August 2017.

The primary mission of the Sonoco International Business Department is to lead in the development of high-impact theory and research on global business. The department is unified by its interest in understanding the multinational enterprise and the institutional context within which it is embedded. The department includes faculty with diverse functional and disciplinary backgrounds, including accounting, finance, management, marketing, economics, sociology and political science. The department faculty include: Kendall Roth (Chair), Tatiana Kostova, Chuck Kwok, Hildy Teegen, Rob Rolfe, Gerald McDermott, Omrane Guedhami, Andrew Spicer, Nancy Buchan, Sali Li, Stanislav Markus, Lite Nartey, Michael Murphree, Elisa Alvarez Garrido, Joao Pimentel, Chris Yenkey, Ken Erickson, Alice Leri, Wolfgang Messner, Aldor Lanctot, David Hudgens and Dan Ostergaard. All courses taught by the department are international in content.

Applicants for the position must hold a Ph.D. degree in finance or a related field. Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. Applicants must demonstrate potential for or evidence of publications in the leading finance, economics and/or international business journals. Preferred research areas of interest include: international corporate finance, comparative corporate governance, institutional embeddedness of financial systems, and capital markets development. Applicants are expected to teach courses such as international financial management, international investments, and international corporate governance at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, and to contribute to the training and supervision of international finance doctoral students.

The Department offers an undergraduate international business major that has been ranked #1 for 17 consecutive years and collaborative undergraduate international programs (some with specialization in finance) with Chinese University of Hong Kong, Universidad de Chile (FEN), Paris Dauphine University, American University in Cairo, and an undergraduate education alliance with ESSEC, University of Mannheim, and FGV-EBAPE. Our flagship International MBA has been ranked in the top three international business programs in the country in the last 25 years. Our Master in International Business program offers dual degrees with other prominent universities including Bocconi (Italy), ESCP-Paris (France), University of Mannheim (Germany), Shanghai Jiao Tong (China), Higher School of Economics (Russia), Aalto (Finland), and Koc University (Turkey).

As leaders in International Business whose work definitionally addresses distinctive populations in the global marketplace, we value the importance of diverse faculty whose lived experience distinctively enriches our ability to teach and mentor effectively and to conduct relevant and compelling research. We take pride in the unique composition of our outstanding faculty, and encourage others of diverse backgrounds to join our globally-focused department as we commit to a professional environment that supports the flourishing of each member.

For full consideration, applications including cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and representative research papers or publications should be best submitted by September 30, 2016. Review of applications will begin as soon as received and will continue until the position is filled. Please send your materials to Beth Busby (beth.busby@moore.sc.edu), Sonoco International Business Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, 1014 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208.

The University of South Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.


August 29, 2016

School of Accounting

The School of Accounting is accepting applications for at least one tenure-track position, open at the assistant and associate professor ranks to begin in August, 2017. All research areas are being considered, but experimental/behavioral candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should possess a doctorate or expect to complete their doctorate by August 2017. New PhD candidates should demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence and publishing in top tier journals. Candidates for an advanced rank should have a record of teaching excellence and publishing in top tier journals. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.

Submit curriculum vitae, a sample of publications or working papers and a defended dissertation proposal (new assistant professors) to: Professor Scott Vandervelde, Darla Moore School of Business by e-mail at ACCTrecruit@moore.sc.edu.

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Positions

The School of Accounting is accepting applications for multiple full-time non-tenure-track positions, to begin August 2017. These positions are designed to offer opportunities for long-term employment with the university, with renewable contracts and opportunities for promotion in accordance with established policies for non-tenure track faculty. Positions are primarily to teach undergraduate accounting courses at the rank of lecturer, assistant clinical professor, associate clinical professor, or clinical professor. Candidates should possess a relevant graduate degree and should demonstrate the potential for excellent teaching. Ability to interact with the business community and student organizations is a plus. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements. Submit curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and other supporting documents to: Professor Mark Cecchini, Darla Moore School of Business by e-mail at cecchini@moore.sc.edu.


August 18, 2016

Director, Business Study Abroad
Office of International Activities

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina invites applications for the Director, Business Study Abroad, Office of International Activities.

Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for International Programs and Partnerships, the Director of Business Study Abroad Programs leads the development, promotion, and delivery of high quality academic programs abroad for both graduate and undergraduate business students. Programs include semester study abroad, short-term study abroad, and other international experiential activities. The Director advises students and works closely with faculty, partner institutions, and third-party providers to ensure safe and well-conceived programs abroad. The Director is also responsible for collaborating with the USC Study Abroad Office. In the past academic year the office offered over 20 DMSB faculty directed short-term study abroad programs with almost 300 graduate and undergraduate students participating. The office was responsible for allocating over $150,000 in scholarships to support STSA student participation. The office manages over 60 DMSB-specific study abroad exchanges for students in the highly regarded international business undergraduate program. All students in the IB major are required to study abroad at least one semester.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and provide support for study abroad participants before, during, and after program participation in conjunction with other academic and non-academic support services. Address complaints and resolve problems or grievances from study abroad students. Serve as study broad emergency contact and resolve urgent issues as appropriate. Oversee liability issues of students abroad through screening, risk management communications and region-specific monitoring.
  • Work closely with departmental representatives to lead the study abroad team in providing excellent academic and financial advice on term-time and summer study abroad. Regularly monitor and review the approved programs with relevant faculty and the Senior Associate Dean in order to maintain a selection of cost effective programs of high quality and variety in terms of subject area, geography, and program type. Develop social media and marketing communication strategies and coordinate with the Moore School Marketing and Communications team. Provide oversight to ensure that faculty, administrators, and students learn about overseas opportunities and receive excellent advice and guidance about pursuing them.
  • Supervise the assistant director(s) and administrative assistant(s).
  • Stay abreast of institutional and non-institutional study abroad scholarship opportunities. Regularly report on study abroad trends in participation and programs to the Senior Associate Dean International Programs and Partnerships.
  • Maintain Moore School relationships with partner institutions through continued and ongoing communication both in person and long distance. Coordinates with International Activities, partner institution s, and the Graduate School to facilitate student exchange and cohort program memorandum of understanding approvals and renewals.

Minimum qualifications
Master’s degree and 7 years relevant experience in business, public administration or administrative services; or bachelor’s degree and 9 years relevant experience in business, public administration or administrative services.

Preferred qualifications
Preference given to work within the field of education abroad. Familiarity with private study abroad partner organizations and exchange student associations (e.g. NAFSA) is preferred. Prior work experience with faculty in developing international or service-learning initiatives is desirable. Previous university administrative experience, foreign language ability, international experience, and social media marketing skills is also preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit application online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu. Reference: Program Manager II/Director, Business Study Abroad, REQ. #010801. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.


July 21, 2016

Management Department Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Management Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina invites applications and nominations for a tenure track assistant professor position with research interests in the scholarly area of innovation, broadly defined. While faculty rank is for an assistant, consideration of associate or full professors will be limited to situations in which the candidate presents an exceptional record. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.

The position requires a doctoral degree in management or a related field, the ability to do high quality research that will have a major impact on the topic of innovation, and the ability to effectively teach courses in management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is also expected that teaching will involve a blended-learning pedagogical approach. The ideal candidates will have a strong foundation in management and/or allied disciplines (e.g., economics, sociology, psychology) and will build upon existing strengths within the department. Multidisciplinary and/or multilevel scholarship is encouraged but not required. Candidates must possess a doctorate or expect to complete the doctorate by August 2017. Assistant professors must demonstrate potential to consistently publish in top-tier scholarly journals. More senior professors must have demonstrated consistent publications in top-tier scholarly journals.

Candidates should submit their vitae, samples of research and teaching performances, three reference letters, and any other supporting application materials to mgmt_strategy@moore.sc.edu, or via surface mail to: Sandy Bringley, Management Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 by September 15, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is closed.