Postdoctoral Fellow - Supply Chain Management - Tenders Global

Postdoctoral Fellow – Supply Chain Management

Colorado State University

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Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow – Supply Chain Management
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Is this position eligible for hybrid or remote work? Yes – Hybrid Remote/In-Office
Research Professional Position No
Posting Number 202300008AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification Title Postdoctoral Fellows
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range 59,500 – $60,000
Employee Benefits Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: & .
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Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 02/06/2023
Description of Work Unit Program, Department and College: Our undergraduate supply chain program was established several years ago and has recently achieved a 96% placement rate within 90 days of graduation, a 100% offer rate, and has grown in both the number of students and as a percentage of total College of Business majors each semester. Our Supply Chain Forum has strong community engagement to, and support from, Colorado-based and national businesses. The Forum helps support the activities of the Supply Chain program with regards to faculty and student development.
The Department of Management is one of five departments in the College of Business. The Department has a strong record of teaching and research accomplishments as well as a collegial work environment. The Department offers undergraduate concentrations in supply chain management, human resource management, and organization and innovation management as well as a minor in entrepreneurship. The Department of Management currently has 19 tenure-track faculty members, as well as 10 non-tenure track faculty members. The Department serves approximately 2,400 undergraduate business majors, as well as approximately 1,600 undergraduate students enrolled in the business minor, and about 1,000 M.B.A. students. The College of Business at Colorado State University is an AACSB-accredited and top-ranked business school whose Online MBA program is #1 in Colorado and #10 in the nation, with a worldwide alumni base of 34,000 and growing. Our eight centers of excellence connect students with industry experts, offering opportunities to expand their networks and engage in experiential learning.
We are a purpose-driven community consistently seeking to achieve our mission of transforming lives and improving the world around us through business education, scholarly research, and community engagement. Our vision is to build a nationally recognized College that provides access to an exceptional business education to all those who want to learn, excels in research that advances our understanding of the world, and leverages the power of business to make our world a better place.
General information: Colorado State University (, which serves approximately 30,000 graduate and undergraduate students, is a comprehensive public land-grant research university with 57 academic departments in eight colleges with programs in in science and technology, professions and the liberal arts. In addition, the University has established numerous interdisciplinary programs, including the School of Biomedical Engineering and the School of Global Environmental Sustainability. Colorado State is distinguished as one of two major public research universities in Colorado, one of 106 land grant institutions nationwide, and one of only 151 schools designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University.
The University is located in Fort Collins, a city of approximately 175,000 people that offers ample opportunities for maintaining work-life balance. The city is located in the growing Northern Colorado metropolitan area, about one hour north of Denver, with an easy drive to the Rocky Mountain National Park and area ski resorts. With an average of 300 days of sunshine per year and low humidity, Fort Collins consistently ranks high on quality-of-life measures by numerous publications (e.g., Forbes, Buzzfeed,; more information may be found at
For information about CSU and the College of Business, please visit: and .
Position Summary The post-doctoral fellow will conduct research leading to scholarly publication in leading academic journals along with teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in supply chain management (e.g., purchasing, global supply chain), They will also be expected to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals, and activities is important.
The College of Business (COB) has prioritized impactful, informative research that utilizes environmental and social responsibility to promote the COB brand and achieve Business for a Better World. We expect the postdoctoral fellow to contribute to the mission of the COB by producing impactful research in collaboration with the Department’s supply chain management faculty.
The Department of Management in the College of Business at Colorado State University invites applications for a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellow position focused on Supply Chain Management. The start date is August 2023. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Required Job Qualifications Applicants must be pursuing a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management or a related field from an AACSB-accredited institution. To be considered, candidates must provide convincing evidence that their doctorate degree will be completed before August 15, 2023. The search committee will verify this by contacting the graduate school of the individual’s program. An established record of empirical research that is targeted to or published in top-tier, peer reviewed, academic journals in the field of supply chain management is also required. Candidates must also have the interest and ability to effectively teach courses in supply chain management areas of need and conduct research with colleagues.
Preferred Job Qualifications We seek individuals who aspire to develop research programs within the broad area of supply chain sustainability, potentially encompassing topics such as environmental, social, and economic sustainability, digital sustainability (e.g., cybersecurity) or structural sustainability (e.g., resilience to disruptions, supply chain complexity). The ideal candidate would also (a) have strong expertise in multiple research methods, with the ability to translate the results of empirical analysis in novel and urgent areas and (b) complement our research strengths while bringing new dimensions to our research profile.
We are interested in individuals who value collegiality, whose research would complement the interests of our existing faculty, and who have a preference for teaching general supply chain or procurement/purchasing focused classes. The post-doc will teach a single course prep, with 2 classes taught per year for the duration of the position.) Evidence of the potential to work effectively in a department that places significant emphasis on interdisciplinary interaction and integration is preferred.
Diversity Statement Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Conduct and Publish Research
  • Design, analyze, submit, and publish theoretical, experimental, or empirical studies in high quality, peer-reviewed journals. 
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field of supply chain management (SCM).
Percentage Of Time 70
Job Duty Category Teaching
  • Develop and deliver Management courses to undergraduate and graduate students. 
  • Responsible for teaching 3 courses per academic year. 
  • Has decision-making over course material, grading, etc.
Percentage Of Time 30

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants An application packet will consist of: 

  • a cover letter indicating interest in the position at Colorado State University along with a description of the applicant’s ability to meet the position’s required and preferred qualifications; 
  • a vita; 
  • a research statement; 
  • a teaching statement; and 
  • Class/Student Evaluations; 
  • 3 References 
  • Research Samples . 
  • References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. For full consideration, applications should be received no later than 11:59pm MST February 6, 2023 to ; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries to Zac Rogers, Search Committee Chair at [email protected] Inquiries will be treated confidentially. Application materials of finalist candidates will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Management.
    References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

    Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
    Search Contact [email protected]
    EEO Statement Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, [email protected] .
    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected] .
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