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Assistant Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

$64,480 – $78,280 yearly

National University

Last Updated: 5/09/23

Job Description

National University, a private nonprofit leader among adult learners, seeks an Assistant Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management for the department of Management and Marketing. The Assistant Professor's primary responsibility will be to promote NU's mission "to deliver an exceptional student experience by providing superior programs and services that are relevant and result in meaningful learning."

Our strategic plan has five interrelated priorities:

  • Increase access to adult learners nationwide by offering a variety of programs asynchronously online.
  • Reduce the costs to students and continue to do so until our most deserving students receive an education with no out-of-pocket costs.
  • Implement precision education as an operational strategy to improve student success.
  • Build an infrastructure to support innovative instruction.
  • Create a culture that attracts and retains top talent, including transparent communication and inclusion.

Position Overview

The Assistant Professor delivers an exceptional student experience through teaching, scholarship, and service in support of the overall academic quality of departmental programs. As a champion of student success, this position innovates and collaborates within the University to deliver outstanding course content and academic programs to the diverse student population at National University. Full-time Professors may teach both undergraduate and graduate courses within a programmatic core discipline as assigned, and/or guide doctoral candidates through doctoral dissertation requirements (as Chair or committee member). This position also provides content expertise to the Dean in areas of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (L&SCM). Primary responsibility is to engage students, offer excellent feedback, and inspire students to achieve course and program outcomes relevant to the core discipline. This position works closely with other faculty teaching in the discipline, Department Chair, Assistant Dean and Dean.

The following highlights some of the responsibilities of this role as it relates to teaching, scholarship, and service:

  • Teach courses in online (asynchronous and/or synchronous), modalities.
  • Preparation of curricula and development and implementation of courses, student advising and feedback, capstone, dissertation and project mentoring and conducting independent studies.
  • Maintain and develop innovative curriculum that reflects current subject matter, technological literacy, and current methodology in field.
  • Support flexible and convenient courses and programs for lifelong learners.
  • Provide feedback to students that is developmental and forward thinking.
  • Participation in recruitment, selection and mentoring of faculty.
  • Organization of seminars, panels, or colloquia.
  • Participation in shared governance in University, Colleges, departments, academic programs.
  • Embrace differences in race, gender, age, ability, and geography into our academic fabric and appreciate those differences as drivers of change.

Required Qualifications in Education and Experience at the Assistant Professor level:

  • Terminal degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, or a closely related field, from a regionally accredited university.
  • Either a minimum 1 year of full-time, university-level experience teaching courses in L&SCM with industry experience or a minimum 7 years of part-time, university-level experience teaching courses in L&SCM and currently working in the L&SCM industry.


No supervision

Contract Duration

This contract will be for 1 year. Contract may be renewable based on satisfactory performance.

Special Conditions of Employment

  • Background Check required.
  • Travel required at least once annually to attend annual Commencement ceremony.

Application and Review

The search committee will review nominations and applications until the position is filled. However, to ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to submit materials by May 15, 2023.

Supporting Materials (required at the time of application):

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae.
  • Cover Letter.

Supporting Materials (required if selected for an interview with the search committee):

  • Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Copies of two course evaluations in the teaching discipline taught in the past six months.
  • Copies of two most recent scholarly publications in the teaching discipline
  • Three letters of references; one must be from current or most recent employer.

Compensation Range:

Annual Salary: $64,480.00 - $78,280.00

Candidate receiving offers will be offered a salary/pay rate commensurate with experience that vary based on a candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. Absent exceptional circumstances, candidates will be offered a salary within this range for this position. Base pay is one component of National University’s total rewards package, as we are dedicated to supporting the needs of the “whole you” with our holistic approach to employee benefits by offering comprehensive well-being benefits for you and your family. For full details about our benefit plan offerings, please visit For part-time positions, please click here.

National University offers an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity.

National University (NU) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employee per applicable federal, state and local laws. At NU, a diverse mix of highly talented, innovative, and create people come together to make the impact of a lifetime for each of our student learners. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment, education, and admission at National University. We are focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, color, ancestry, age, family care status, veteran status, marital status, creed, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and other legally protected group status.

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San Diego, California, United States