Cleveland State University — Visiting Assistant College Lecturer, Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management

One position beginning August 2020.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Hiring is contingent upon maintaining existing levels of state funding. Full time, not tenure track; this position is for one year only with the possibility of renewal for two additional years subject to available funding.

Teach four courses per semester at on-campus and off-campus locations at graduate and undergraduate levels.  Courses are in the area of Statistics, Operations Management and Supply Chain Management.  

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM) or a related discipline; experience teaching statistics, operations management and/or supply chain management courses; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.  

Preferred Qualifications: ABD or Doctoral degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or a related field; documented excellence in teaching; professional certification (e.g., APICS, ISM, or CSCMP); relevant industry experience. 

The Department has six full-time faculty members and offers coursework at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels.

The Monte Ahuja College of Business has over 70 full-time faculty members, with an enrollment of over 3,300 students. Its programs are accredited at both the graduate and undergraduate levels by the AACSB.  Degrees offered by the College include the DBA, MBA, MLRHR, Master of Accountancy, Bachelor and Master of Computer Information Science, BBA, and a joint MBA-JD.

Cleveland State University enrolls almost 17,000 students, in nine colleges and more than 200 academic programs. It is located within walking distance of the downtown business and entertainment centers and has strong ties with the business and public sectors in Northeast Ohio. Cleveland and the Northeast Ohio region feature vibrant neighborhoods, reasonable housing prices, an internationally renowned orchestra, major- league sports teams and world-class health care organizations. CSU is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU.

Review of applications will begin on receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at You will be asked to complete name and contact information, and upload the following documents:

  • A letter of application specifically addressing the position qualifications
  • Statement explaining your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s diverse community (please submit under other documents)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of teaching experience (such as course evaluations)
  • List of courses taught and/or executive seminars delivered
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial graduate level transcripts

Dr. Cigdem Ataseven
Department of OSM
Cleveland State University
E. 18th Street, BU 539

Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.