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June 2015: University of Manitoba

Jul 10 2015

University of Manitoba

Department of Supply Chain Management
Vacancy Number: 20074

The Department of Supply Chain Management (SCM) at the Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba (, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in operations management with a strong background in areas such as Lean Management, Project Management, Transportation and/or Logistics focus. Those pending PhD candidates would not be eligible for rank at the Associate level. 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 was established July 1, 2004, bringing together nine scholars of logistics, transportation, purchasing, 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.

A Ph.D. degree is required in operations management or a closely related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with an orientation towards and experience with teaching via interactive approaches (e.g., case-based teaching or similar). Successful candidates will have a proven record or demonstrate potential for publishing in top-tier peer-reviewed academic journals. The ability to contribute to the success of a Centre of Excellence focusing on Canadian transportation and SCM issues will be helpful. Candidates near completion of their Ph.D. degrees will be considered.

Established in 1877, as the first university in western Canada, the University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg (http://www.winnipeg.), the largest city in Manitoba. The city has a diverse population with a rich cultural environment, including symphony, opera, dance, theatre, and festivals in both summer and winter. Manitoba provides opportunities for outdoor recreation during all four seasons.

The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified applicants including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and people of all sexual orientations and genders. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Screening of applications will begin September 14, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. The starting date is July 1, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To receive full consideration, please submit by September 11, 2015 – by way of e-mail attachments – your curriculum vita, one or two research papers, teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference to:

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

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

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