Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Global SCALE Network

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Position ID:MIT-SCALE-NINGFAC1 [#13484]
Position Title: Faculty (All Levels) - Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ningbo, Zhejiang Province 315000, China [map]
Subject Areas: Business
Operations Research
Information Systems (more...)
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/03/26, finished 2020/03/29, listed until 2019/09/26)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The newly created Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China (NSCIIC) is recruiting for multiple faculty positions at all levels (Senior, Associate, and Assistant Professor) to support research activities in the area of transportation, logistics and supply chain management.


Faculty members are responsible for advancing the center mission of excellence in education, research, and corporate engagement.

All faculty members are expected to develop, design, and deliver world-class teaching material at the master and doctoral levels. As part of the research team, faculty members are responsible for creating, supporting, and disseminating new knowledge in logistics, supply chain management, and related fields. Faculty are expected to conduct high quality research in collaboration with industry and government; supervise theses; publish in top international journals, academic proceedings, trade journals, and working papers; and participate fully in all industrial and educational programs offered and supported by the MIT Global SCALE centers.

Faculty members are expected to work with and be in regular contact with researchers, educators, and thought leaders (academic and practitioner) across the world, including researchers at MIT and the international MIT Global SCALE Network centers. The person should also cultivate industry contacts in order to enhance their research and educational efforts.

All positions command a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.  Starting dates are negotiable.


Candidates should possess:

  • A PhD in supply chain management, transportation, logistics, operations management, information systems, engineering, economics, business, or a related discipline;
  • International exposure, reflected in publications, projects, conference participation and/or guest lectures;
  • Evidence of the ability to develop and deliver lectures and class material in English at the graduate level (both Masters and Doctoral);
  • Ability to generate sponsored research and promote technology transfer and entrepreneurship;
  • Ability and desire to publish in top academic journals;
  • Ability to communicate with industry, give presentations, and lead meetings in English (native speaker proficiency preferred).
Application Process

To apply for the faculty positions, please submit the following documents:

  1. A letter of interest discussing research interests and approach,  
  2. Curriculum vitae emphasizing research and teaching capability along with industry experience,
  3. Two representative published research papers in English, and
  4. Contact information for references.

Please be sure to identify the position in which you are interested and your earliest potential start date. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged.

If you cannot submit electronically, you may send materials to the following address:

MIT Global SCALE Network
NSCIIC Faculty Search
77 Massachusetts Ave E40-275
Cambridge, MA 02139

The review of applications and nominations is underway and will continue until the position is filled. The position is based in Ningbo, China and commands a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications. Starting dates are negotiable.

For more information about Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China or the other centers in the MIT Global SCALE Network please visit

MIT Global SCALE Network Centers offer a culturally diverse teaching and research environment and provide equal opportunity for all applicants. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

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Cambridge, MA 02139

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