Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Vacancy Number: 31363 / 31364 / 32734
The Department of Supply Chain Management (SCM) at the I.H. Asper School of Business invites applications for one or more Probationary (Tenure-track) or Tenured positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank in Supply Chain Management with a strong preference for individuals engaged in research on supply chain management and related areas and who are prepared to teach graduate and undergraduate-level courses on topics related to supply chain management such as (but not limited to) supply chain integration, supply chain operations, supply chain sustainability, supply chain collaboration, supply chain innovation, supply chain logistics and transportation. The normal teaching load at the I.H. Asper School of Business is four three-credit-hour courses per year. The starting date for this position is July 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The I.H. 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 with a Ph.D. concentration in supply chain management scheduled to begin in September 2023.
The Department of SCM was established July 1, 2004, bringing together experts in, supply chain management, logistics, transportation, 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, scholarly discipline and the local business community. Candidates must have completed or have nearly completed a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline.
A successful candidate who is near the completion of their doctoral degree may be appointed to a term position at the rank of Lecturer until successful completion of their degree, at which time they will convert to a Probationary (Tenure-track) appointment as an Assistant Professor.
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 management journals. Although not required, pertinent experience in industry will be considered an asset.
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 in line with the I.H. Asper School of Business Promotion Guidelines.
The city of Winnipeg, located where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, is recognized for its vibrant, multicultural community and diverse culture. The city, with a growing population of more than 766,000, is home to internationally renowned festivals, galleries and museums, the historic Exchange District and The Forks, and ever-expanding research, education, and business sectors. From the Hudson Bay waters, across the farmland fields, to the pulse of the cities and towns, The province of Manitoba’s people and places – its 100,000 lakes, 92 provincial parks, winding river valleys and storied prairie skies.
Applicants are requested to submit the following materials, preferably via email as one PDF file attachment. Review of applications will commence on November 30, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. The position will remain open until we have the successful candidate.
Please indicate in your cover letter if you are attending the DSI conference and are interested in a preliminary interview with members of the committee.
The complete application package must include: 1. Cover letter with a concise summary of qualifications and a personal statement of suitability for the position. 2. Complete curriculum vitae. 3. Research statement highlighting the applicant’s most significant contributions and connecting these to the applicant’s vision of success in the short-term, medium-term (~5 years) and long-term (career). 4. Statement of teaching philosophy and interests that documents the applicant’s experience in, and approach to, training and mentoring diverse students. 5. Names and addresses of at least three (3) referees (reference letters will be requested from shortlisted candidates only). 6. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide a statement describing past, present or planned actions to promote equity, diversity, inclusion and Indigenous reconciliation in the academic community (maximum two pages).
Applications should be delivered to Siobhan VanDeKeere email: Siobhan.VanDeKeere@umanitoba.ca referring to “Positions 31363 / 31364 / 32734” in the subject heading and addressed to the search committee: Dr. S. S. Appadoo, Professor & Head Dept. of Supply Chain Management, I.H. Asper School of Business University of Manitoba
The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The I.H. Asper School of Business is committed to a diverse workspace and encourages applications from women, individuals who identify as North American Indigenous (First Nation, Métis and/or Inuit), Racialized persons, or members of equity seeking groups. Individuals with intersectional identities who can contribute to diverse perspectives are welcome.
If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca 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.