Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management

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Department of Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA)
Job Description: 

Lehigh University’s Department of Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA) seeks to fill a tenure track assistant professor position in supply chain management beginning August 2021.  The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management or a related area from an AACSB accredited institution by the time of employment in August 2021.Successful applicants must have a record of publishing or the potential to publish in top research journals and demonstrate effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. The DATA Department faculty members are diverse in background and interest, and are actively engaged in research in operations, supply chain management, and information systems.

Lehigh University offers excellent conditions for research and teaching. The successful candidate will be joining faculty in the department who publish in top-ranked journals. The department of Management also includes the Center for Supply Chain Research Lehigh ( as well as close ties with the Mountaintop Initiative, the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, and the Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity, and Innovation. Teaching responsibilities with this position will include undergraduate and or graduate level operations and supply chain management classes.

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked 32 in Poets and Quants 2020 Best Undergraduate Business Schools.  Our online MBA program and part-time MBA program are ranked 18th and 39th, respectively, in 2021 US News and World Report – Best Graduate School Rankings – Part-time MBA Programs. Lehigh is ranked 49th in US News and World Report’s 2021 Best National University rankings.

Lehigh University is a coeducational, non-denominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Lehigh offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. The university serves more than 5,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students. The College of Business and Economics is home to approximately 1,270 undergraduates, 410 graduate students, and 80 full-time faculty members. In addition to undergraduate, MBA, and various other graduate programs, the college has joint programs with engineering and computer science. The Department of Management includes faculty in organizational behavior, strategic management, supply chain, and information systems.

Lehigh University is located in eastern Pennsylvania, the campus is situated on more than 2,350 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh Valley International Airport is 15 minutes from campus.


Review of Applications: 
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their interest in the position, a curriculum vita, research statement, teaching statement, samples of scholarly work, recent teaching evaluations and three letters of recommendation through For additional information please contact Dr. Zach Zacharia, chair of the hiring committee, College of Business and Economics, Lehigh University, 621 Taylor Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015-3117; Email: (; Phone: (610) 758-4433; Fax: (610) 758-6941.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community.

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