Job Posting

Logistics Management Adjunct-Immediate Need

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Faculty


  • Online

Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking part-time adjunct faculty members to teach courses in support of its growing global programs. Franklin University, founded in 1902, promotes a student-centered, quality-teaching environment and is a leading educator of nontraditional students in Ohio and surrounding areas. The University is busy executing an ambitious strategic plan to expand educational opportunities to ever greater numbers of students across the country and around the world. 

We have an immediate need for adjunct faculty to teach the following course:

Logistics Management

The available course will be taught online and will require instructors to teach international student populations in a technology enriched learning environment from virtually anywhere in the world. This 15-week course began the week of August 30th and will run through December 12th and will require two virtual class sessions and one virtual office hour weekly. Virtual class times will be scheduled on:

Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m.-8:50 a.m. 
Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m.

Sundays & Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
Sundays & Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.

Please note that all times listed are EST and will be valid until Daylight Savings Time ends on November 1st at which time course times will revert to an hour earlier.  

We seek someone with management and teaching experience with a minimum of a Master’s in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Operations and/or Supply Chain Management. A doctoral degree is preferred.

To apply, complete the adjunct faculty application and submit a CV, statement of teaching philosophy and copies of unofficial transcripts. For immediate attention, please use the position title "Logistics Management Adjunct".

Course Description 

This course explores the transportation and logistics concepts within supply chains. Topics covered will include tools and techniques used in the design and operation of transportation and logistics systems and global issues in transportation and logistics management. In addition, “Quick Response” scenarios used to handle transportation and logistics issues, in the event of natural and non-natural disasters, will be explained.

Learning Outcomes 

1. Develop a framework for analyzing the logistics function of the firm 
2. Make decisions related to managing the logistics effort of the firm. 
3. Know the component parts of the logistics system and provide the understanding of how to combine these components into an effective system within the supply chain. 
4. Provide an appreciation of logistics activities and their relationship to supply chain management, other business functions and enterprises. 
5. Gain mastery of the subject of Sustainable Supply Chain Management 
6. Demonstrate the use of decision models and cost analysis under uncertainty 
7. Understand the issues involved with transfer pricing in multidivisional companies

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.