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Assistant/Associate or Professor rank in 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 preference for individuals engaged in empirical research in topics such as Logistics and SCM. The starting date for this position is January 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. 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 SCM or a related management discipline. 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 potential to publish in top-tier supply chain journals. 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. Ideally, candidates should have the ability and desire to teach Supply Chain Management topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The normal teaching load at the Asper school is four courses per year (usually 2 + 2 + 0, over the three academic terms).

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 commence on September 1, 2021 and will be ongoing as received. The position will remain open until we have the successful candidate. To receive full consideration, please submit – by way of e-mail attachments – your curriculum vitae, two representative research papers, recent teaching evaluations, and a list of three references including their names and phone numbers to:

Siobhan VanDeKeere email:
Office Administrator
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 and gender identities, 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