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Assistant, Associate/Professor - Supply Chain Management

University of Manitoba

Department of Supply Chain Management
Vacancy Number: 29482

The Department of Supply Chain Management (SCM) at the Asper School of Business ( ), University of Manitoba ( ), invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank in Supply Chain Management with a strong background in areas such as Lean Management, Project Management, and/or a Logistics focus. 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, M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees. The Department of SCM was established July 1, 2004, bringing together eight scholars of 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.

Candidates must have completed or have nearly completed a Ph.D. in Operations management, Supply chain Management, Logistics and Transportation or a closely-related field with a strong background in big data analytics (BDA). For this position, we are seeking candidates that would complement the current research profile of the department. This position requires strong research orientation and candidates should have a strong record of high-quality publications or a promising research agenda and the potential to publish in top-tier supply chain journals. To be considered at the Associate Professor and Professor level, candidates must have demonstrated a strong record of high quality publications, strong leadership skills, evidence of graduate student supervision, and evidence of strong teaching.
Ideally, candidates should have the ability to teach in one or more of the areas of Operations Management, Supply Chain Management and Logistics and Transportation. Duties include research, teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, and professional service for the School, the University, and the community. The normal teaching load at the Asper school is four courses (e.g., 2 + 2).

The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population over 800,000. Winnipeg is the capital of the Province of Manitoba, is a culturally diverse community and is known for its variety of summer and winter festivals. The city has all the facilities of a major 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

Reviewing of applications will begin November 30, 2020, and position will remain open until we have the successful candidate. The starting date is July 1, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience. To receive full consideration, please submit by November 25, 2020 – by way of e-mail attachments – your curriculum vitae, one or two research papers, teaching evaluations, and three references including their name and phone numbers.

S. S. Appadoo e-mail:
Head, phone: 204-474-6870
Department of Supply Chain Management
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 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.