Full Professor or Associate Professor

Company:SKEMA Business School

Location:France / Paris / Lille

Discipline:Purchasing, Supply Chain and Operations Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Position in Purchasing, Supply Chain and Operations Management (F/M)

Contract type: Permanent contract

Full Professor or Associate Professor


SKEMA Business School is seeking applicants for a position in supply chain and logistics, to manage one of our (MS/MSc) Programs Supply Chain Management & Purchasing beginning in January 2019. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an excellent track record in teaching, and academic research publications or strong practitioner experience inpurchasing, supply chain management, and /or operations management. The position is based on either SKEMA's Lille or Pariscampuses.

Main responsibilities of the appointee:

  • Manage either the MS or MSc Program in Supply Chain Management & Purchasing:
    1. Ensure the quality of curriculum content
    2. Recruit and manage adjunct faculty for the program (in conjunction with faculty management)
    3. Manage and develop relationship with corporate partners
    4. Lead the program’s scientific committee.
    5. Put forward and implement program changes in line with SKEMA’s strategy.
    6. Supervise students.
  • Teach courses in the discipline in different years and programs of the school.
  • Publish in peer-reviewed journals or relevant practitioner-oriented publications.


  • Hold a PhD in supply chain / logistics (or a related field).
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver excellent teaching at different levels, and provide a strong commitment to engage in innovative teaching.
  • Perfect knowledge of the French language and context and a high level of proficiency in English.
  • Previous experience in program management or another academic coordination role would be an asset.
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals or relevant practitioner-targeted publications.
  • Be a good team player.

About supply chain and logistics at SKEMA:

  • Strong practitioner-oriented programs.
  • Strong corporate network
  • Research support from the ShaRP research center

About SKEMA :

SKEMA Business School is an EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA -accredited academic institution. SKEMA is one of Europe’s fastest growing business schools. It currently operates on three continents with campuses in France (Sophia Antipolis, Lille and Paris), China (Suzhou), Brazil (Belo Horizonte) and the US (Raleigh – NC State campus).

The school offers a wide range of management programs, taught in English and in French, at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels, as well as Executive Education. More than 7500 students are currently enrolled in the school’s programs worldwide. SKEMA is positioning itself as the leadership school, training the pioneer knowledge economy decision-makers throughout the world.

Today, SKEMA is providing means to its ambition and is developing an innovative multi-campus school project on an international scale.

This is why it needs to be at the forefront of innovation, particularly in terms of education. To train the talents of the future, SKEMA needs the skills of men and women who reflect the school’s values: academic excellence, humanism and multiculturalism.

The faculty at SKEMA comprises more than 170 professors. The expertise of our faculty enables us to provide educational programs which reflect the opportunities and challenges of the global economic environment.

Our researchers have access to a wide range of databases, including WRDS (Science Direct, EBSCO, Emerald Insight, Jstor). The School offers publication bonuses for peer-reviewed publications, following the French CNRS Journals Ranking list.

Application procedure :

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a selection of three representative publications, a teaching statement and teaching assessments (if available).

Please send the complete application package by email to: facultypositionSCMP@skema.edu

With object: Application Position in Purchasing Supply Chain Lille/Paris

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