Academic Vacancy 800-060-13

Academic (Vacancy Number: 800-060-13)
Posted: October 11, 2013.

Dept of Supply Chain Management, Asper School of Business
Position start date: July 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter
Closing date for applications: December 2, 2013 and will continue till position is filled
Position number: 17353
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Information

Department of Supply Chain Management
Position Number: 17353

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. 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 in SCM, operations management, business logistics, transport economics, policy or law, geography, or a closely related field is preferred. Candidates near completion of their Ph.D. degrees will be considered. Given the broad scope of SCM, candidates from other disciplines may be considered. The focus will be on candidates possessing a broad range of academic training and professional experience who will be able to contribute to the success of a Centre of Excellence focusing on Canadian transportation and SCM issues.

Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in a core area of SCM and a strong research orientation in areas that complement the activities of the Transport Institute. Successful candidates will have a proven record or demonstrate potential for publishing in top-tier peer-reviewed academic journals.

Established in 1877, as the first university in western Canada, the University of Manitoba is located in 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, people with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Screening of applications will begin December 2, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The starting date is July 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To receive full consideration, please submit by November 29, 2013 – by way of e-mail attachments – your curriculum vita, one or two research papers, teaching evaluations, and a list of three references to:
Ron McLachlin, Ph.D.
Head, Department of Supply Chain Management
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
phone: 204-474-9431
fax: 204-474-7530

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.

Questions? Contact the Academic advertising coordinator, Kathy Niziol at (204) 474-7195.