Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management - Tenure Track

Faculty Posting Date: August 5, 2021

To Apply:

The Palumbo Donahue School of Business Administration at Duquesne University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Supply Chain Management beginning in Spring 2022 or Fall 2022. Applicants with expertise in purchasing and/or ERP systems such as SAP are especially welcome. Responsibilities include scholarship, service, and teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. For their first 3 years, new tenure-track faculty teach an initial base load of 5 classes per academic year.


We offer a collegial environment, competitive salaries, easy access to the Pittsburgh business community and support for high-quality teaching. Specifically, the School offers a summer grant program (with priority given to junior faculty), ongoing funding for scholarship, plus research and teaching awards for our best faculty. We also subscribe to several research databases and offer research-active faculty graduate student support. There are currently 10 named faculty positions in the School, 5 of which are rotating faculty fellowships aimed at recently tenured associate professors.

School and Department:

The AACSB-accredited Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has approximately 1500 undergraduate and graduate students. The Accounting, Information Systems Management and Supply Chain Management Department have 19 full-time faculty members including 3 tenured or tenure-track faculty focusing on supply chain management. The department supports several degree programs, including the B.S.B.A, the Professional MBA, and the MBA-Sustainable Business Practices. In addition, the department has Specialized Master's programs in Accounting (MAcc), Analytics and Information Management (MS-AIM), and Supply Chain Management (MS-SCM). The School's strategic plan includes sustainability principles, business ethics and an entrepreneurial mindset as learning themes for all students. We launched a Center of Excellence in Supply Chain Management in Fall 2018 to promote collaboration among faculty, students, and the business community. In addition, students have the opportunities to earn certifications in Lean Six Sigma, SAP, and Transportation Management within their Supply Chain Management courses.

Duquesne University:

Duquesne is a comprehensive university with about 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information about the business school and university, see:

COVID-19 Condition of Employment:

As a condition of employment, Duquesne University requires all new employees -full-time and part-time, including adjunct faculty-to get a COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of their vaccination upon commencement of employment.

New employees requesting a religious or documented medical exemption from the vaccine must complete and submit a Duquesne University exemption request form for review and approval. To receive the appropriate exemption request form, contact Employees with approved exemptions will be required to be tested on a regular basis.


Required Attributes

  • An earned Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management or related field from an AACSB-accredited business school prior (ABDs will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be completed by the end of the first year).
  • Committed to teaching excellence
  • Demonstrably active and promising research agenda
  • A collegial and collaborative organizational citizenship orientation
  • Willingness to contribute to program growth and development

Desired Attributes

  • Practitioner experience in the candidate's areas of supply chain interest
  • Experience with graduate teaching, online instruction and/or executive education.
  • Interest in or experience with interdisciplinary scholarship


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals that enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC.

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting our Mission Statement. Those invited to campus via Zoom meeting for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as your research and teaching interests, a CV, a statement on teaching, your official transcripts, contact information for at least three references and three letters of recommendation to Screening of applicants will commence immediately. We will conduct preliminary interviews via videoconference and will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Kathryn Marley at Review of candidates will begin on receipt of applications and continue until the position is filled.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.