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Assistant, Associate or Professor rank in Supply Chain Management

University of Manitoba

Department of Supply Chain Management
Vacancy Number: 31362 / 31363 / 31364

The Department of Supply Chain Management (SCM) at the Asper School of Business (, University of Manitoba ( ), invites applications for one or more tenure-track or tenured positions at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank in Supply Chain Management with a strong preference for individuals engaged in research on supply chain management and related areas and who are prepared to teach graduate and undergraduate-level courses on topics such as supply chain management, logistics, transportation, purchasing and lean operations. The normal teaching load at the Asper school is four courses per year (usually 2 + 2+0 over the three academic terms). The starting date for this position is July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Asper School of Business is accredited by the AACSB and is the major business school in the province of Manitoba. The School offers undergraduate, MBA, a newly launched Professional Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics (MSCM) ( ), MFin, M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees with a Ph.D. concentration in supply chain management scheduled to begin in September 2023. The Department of SCM was established July 1, 2004, bringing together experts in transportation, supply chain management, management science, and operations management, including the Director of the Transport Institute ( ). The Department of SCM and the Transport Institute share a joint mandate to become a Centre of Excellence in Logistics, Transportation, and Supply Chain Management.

Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, graduate student supervision, the ability to establish or continue an already established externally funded research program, and service to the University and scholarly discipline. Candidates must have completed or have nearly completed a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline. This position requires strong research orientation and candidates should have a strong record of high-quality publications or a promising research potential to publish in top-tier supply chain management journals. Although not required, pertinent experience in industry will be considered an asset.

To be considered at the Associate Professor and Professor Levels, candidates must have demonstrated a strong record of high-quality publications, strong leadership skills, evidence of graduate student supervision, and evidence of strong teaching in line with the Asper School of Business Promotion Guidelines.

The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population over 800,000. Winnipeg, the capital of the Province of Manitoba, is a culturally diverse community known for its variety of summer and winter festivals. The city has all the facilities of a major urban centre, but with the atmosphere of a smaller, friendlier city. It provides a high quality of life at modest expense and offers access to some of the most beautiful lake country and recreational facilities in North America. For more information on the city of Winnipeg, visit

Applicants are requested to submit the following materials, preferably via email as one PDF file attachment, by the application deadline of February 26, 2022. Reviewing of applications will commence on February 26, 2022 and will be ongoing as received. The position will remain open until we have the successful candidate.

The complete application package must include:
1. Cover letter with a concise summary of qualifications and a personal statement of suitability for the position.
2. Complete curriculum vitae.
3. Research statement highlighting the applicant's most significant contributions and connecting these to the applicant's vision of success in the short-term, medium-term (~5 years) and long-term (career).
4. Statement of teaching philosophy and interests that documents the applicant's experience in, and approach to, training and mentoring diverse students.
5. Names and addresses of at least three (3) referees (reference letters will be requested from shortlisted candidates only).
6. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide a statement describing past, present or planned actions to promote equity, diversity, inclusion and reconciliation in the academic community (maximum two pages); and

Applications should be delivered to Siobhan VanDeKeere email: referring to “Positions #31362 / 31363 / 31364” in the subject heading and addressed to the search committee:

Dr. S.S.Appadoo, Professor & Head
Dept. of Supply chain Management, Asper School of Business
University of Manitoba

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Review of applications will begin on February 26, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start-date for the successful applicant is July 1, 2022.

All members of the University of Manitoba community are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. For more information, please visit the University of Manitoba COVID website .