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Maritime Academy

Job ID: 103153 - 18/19



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Date Posted:

October 29, 2018

Closing Date:

Open until filled

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Baccalaureate Program in Business Administration-International Business & Logistics

Assistant or Associate Professor, Logistics/Supply Chain Management

Full-time, Tenure Track

Approximate Starting Date: August 2019

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants expecting to be considered for the position must complete their online application and submit requested materials to Human Resource by close of business day on December 10, 2018 to receive priority consideration.

California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Logistics/Supply Chain Management. The successful candidate will join the Department of International Business & Logistics, a rapidly growing department, with program emphases on logistics, supply chain, and maritime-related issues. Faculty at Cal Maritime have opportunities to teach with small class sizes, develop new classes and lead students on summer international experience trips.

We seek applicants with expertise in logistics and supply chain management who demonstrate the potential to pursue a balance commitment to teaching excellence, scholary and creative research, and active search. Particularly desirable are candidate with extensive industry experience, a record of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a doctoral degree in a relevant field. Candidate who have extensive supply chain related professional experience and possess a master's degree in a business-related field are also strongly encouraged to apply.

ABOUT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY (Cal Maritime): Located on a scenic waterfront campus in Vallejo, California (30 miles northeast of San Francisco), Cal Maritime is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. Serving a population of approximately 1100 undergraduate and 50 graduate students, we are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States - and the only one on the West Coast. Cal Maritime offers six baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Transportation. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. For more information about California State University Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at http://www.csum.edu.

Our programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime students participate in training cruises aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear or other international educational experiences, -- gaining a unique perspective on our increasingly global culture and economy. Cal Maritime is committed to being a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, security and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. We are equally committed to hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.


* Teach existing courses in support of the baccalaureate program as needed
* Develop, teach, and assess new undergraduate courses such as (but not limited to): Freight Transportation, Warehousing, Procurement, Logistics Information Systems, Data Analytics, Import/Export, and/or Port & Terminal Operations.
* Candidates should also have the ability to teach and assess courses in one or more business-related functions relating to the departments core business courses such as( but not limited to): Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, or International Business.
* Engage in research and scholarship on issues relevant to the supply chair and logistics domain.
* Share in the duties of academic advising
* Participate, as appropriate, in the planning and implementation of additional undergraduate and/or graduate programs in Maritime Management
* Actively engage in maintain the business program's accreditation status with IACBE
* Teach courses as appropriate, for the Master's degree in Transportation and Engineering Management
* Fulfill institutional responsibilities associated with the major including (but not limited to): program and course assessment, grants, campus and CSU committee service, and developing and defining internship opportunities for students


* Master's degree from an accredited institution in a business-related field
* Candidates with a master's degree must commit to completing a doctorate degree in an appropriate discipline prior to earning tenure
* Strong collaboration and exceptional communication (oral, written, and virtual) skills
* High degree of professionalism


* Five or more years of industry experience in any one or combination of following areas: logistics operations, fleet/freight transportation management, inventory management, production/operations management, procurement/sourcing, materials handling, project management, international business operations or port operations.
* Doctoral degree in an appropriate field
* Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level
* Pedagogical versatility with demonstrated ability in the use of teaching techniques that ensure student engagement
* Experience in distance education

SALARY COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with the education, qualifications and experience of the individual.

BENEFITS: An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available for qualifying positions which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Typical classroom and office environment are in a two-story building with elevator access.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment


* Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days from the date of hire.
* A background check investigation (including criminal records check) is required prior to employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
* Applicants must submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates as required.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application packet of information requested below. Apply on-line at http://www.csum.edu/web/hr/fel .

1. Cal Maritime on-line Employment Application (required)

2. Letter of interest

3. Curriculum Vitae

4. Teaching Evaluations (if applicable)

5. Letters of recommendation from three professional references to be sent directly to Dr. Donald Maier, Dean, School of Maritime Transportation, Logistics, & Management; 200 Maritime Academy Drive, CA 94590

NOTIFICATION: Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected.

DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or changed.