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Assistant/Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management - Asper School of Business

  • 1.  Assistant/Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management - Asper School of Business

    Posted 10-03-2019 14:48

    The Department of Supply Chain Management (SCM) at the Asper School of Business (, University of Manitoba (, invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management with a strong background in areas such as Lean Management, Project Management, and/or 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. or DBA in Operations management and Supply chain Management or a closely-related field. For this position, we are seeking candidates that would complement the current research profile of the department. This position require 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 journals (commensurate with their experience). To be considered at the Associate level, candidates must have demonstrated a strong record of high quality publications, strong leadership skills, evidence of graduate student supervision, and evidence of effective teaching.

    Ideally, candidates should have the ability to teach in one or more of the areas of Operations Management and Supply Chain Management. 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). Salary is competitive and will depend on qualifications, experience, as well as research and teaching record.

    The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, the capital city with a population over 750,000. Winnipeg is a culturally diverse community and is known for its variety of summer and winter activities. For more information on the vibrant city of Winnipeg, visit

    Reviewing of applications will begin November 8, 2019, and position will remain open until we have the successful candidate. The starting date is July 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience. To receive full consideration, please submit by November 8, 2019 – 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
    Head, phone: 204-474-6870
    Department of Supply Chain Management
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Vacancy Number: 28104

    Diversity and Immigration Statement:
    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. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    Bruno S. Silvestre, PhD
    Director, Transport Institute

    Professor in Supply Chain Management

    Asper School of Business
    University of Manitoba

    614 Drake Centre
    181 Freedman Cres.
    Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5V4, Canada
    Phone: +1 (204) 474-9431

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