MISI: Junior Faculty Position | MIT Global SCALE Network

MISI: Junior Faculty Position


Junior Faculty Position

Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) is one of the centers of the MIT Global SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) Network an international alliance of leading-edge research and education centers, dedicated to the development and dissemination of global innovation in supply chain and logistics. Together, this network of centers educates hundreds of master’s students, doctoral candidates, and executives each year.

MISI is recruiting for an Assistant Professor to support research activities in the area of transportation logistics and supply chain management and to teach in the graduated (Master & PHD) and executive education programs at MISI


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.


Candidates should possess most of the following:

  • 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;


We invite inquiries, nominations, and applications. All applications should include a current CV, a research statement, and a cover letter explaining interest and relevant experience. All communications will be held in total confidence.  For more information and directions on submitting an application, please visit: 



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

MISI is a culturally diverse teaching and research environment and provides equal opportunity for all applicants.  Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

For more information about MIT CTL or the other centers in the MIT Global SCALE Network please visit http://scale.mit.edu/