NSCIIC: Faculty Positions - All Levels | MIT Global SCALE Network

NSCIIC: Faculty Positions - All Levels


Faculty Positions

Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China

Ningbo, China

We are pleased to announce the opening of the sixth center within MIT’s Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network in China.

The newly created Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China (NSCIIC) will be joining the existing centers within the SCALE Network:  The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics or MIT CTL (Cambridge, MA, USA), the Zaragoza Logistics Center or ZLC (Zaragoza, Spain), the Center for Latin-America Logistics Innovation or CLI (Bogota, Colombia), the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation or MISI (Shah Alam, Malaysia), and the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics or LCL (Luxembourg City, Luxembourg).  Together, this network of centers educates hundreds of master’s students, doctoral candidates, and executives each year.

The 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.


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 attached to a single email to:

  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.

Within your email, please clearly indicate your position of interest and earliest potential start date. Electronic submissions are highly encouraged. For more information and directions on submitting an application, please visithttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11412

If you cannot submit electronically, you may send materials:

MIT Global SCALE China Faculty Search

77 Mass Ave, Room E40-275

Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

The review of applications and nominations is underway and will continue until the positions are filled.  All positions command a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.  Starting dates are negotiable.

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

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