Operations and Supply Chain Management – Assistant Professor

Posted 10 months ago

University of Lethbridge

Location: Alberta
Date posted: 2023-09-06
Advertised until: 2023-10-06

THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE is seeking applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Operations and Supply Chain Management on our Lethbridge or Calgary Campuses.

Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or related areas.  Highly qualified ABD candidates will also be considered.   A commitment to teaching excellence and publishing research in quality recognized journals is required. Online and Hyflex teaching may be required, and courses may also be taught evenings or Saturdays, in addition to face-to-face daytime offerings.

Candidates who have research and teaching interests in Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Logistics, with a focus on links to data analytics, are particularly encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching interests in one or more of the following related areas: International Management/ Global Business, Global Supply Chain/Operations Analytics, and/or Sustainable Supply Chain Management. Candidates with interests in working directly with organizations in either their teaching or research are also encouraged.

We offer competitive salaries, reasonable teaching loads, paid study leaves, a comprehensive benefits package as well as research and teaching support.

The successful candidate’s teaching assignments will include courses such as Supply Chain Management and Sustainability, Operations Modelling with Spreadsheets, Quality Management, Supply Chain Technology and Blockchain, International Management/Business, and Operations and Quantitative Management at the undergraduate level and Business Analytics at the graduate level.

The start date for the position is July 1, 2024.

Dhillon School of Business

The Dhillon School of Business is AACSB accredited and values both teaching and research excellence.  We maintain close ties with the community through our experiential programs.  Students can concentrate their undergraduate studies in a wide range of majors and combined degrees.  There are approximately 50 full-time faculty and 1400 undergraduate majors located on our Lethbridge and Calgary campuses, as well as graduate programming in the areas of health services management, management research, and business analytics.  Dhillon supports cross-disciplinary research and encourages faculty to work with students in thesis and course-based graduate programs. Active international exchange programs are in place for both students and faculty. Please visit our website at http://www.uleth.ca/dhillon for more information, including our strategic plan at https://www.ulethbridge.ca/dhillon/about-school.

University of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge is a comprehensive academic institution offering programs in the faculties of Arts and Science, Education, Health Sciences, Fine Arts, the Dhillon School of Business and the School of Graduate Studies.  There are approximately 8700 students from 90 countries enrolled on our main campus in Lethbridge and our campus in Calgary. Our Calgary Campus is located in the heart of downtown Calgary, and offers classes to a student population composed primarily of working adults primarily in the business disciplines. Our Lethbridge campus is on the west side of Lethbridge and offers classes primarily to high school graduates, students with existing diplomas, and graduate students. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing high quality undergraduate and graduate education and is consistently ranked as one of the top three research institutions of our size in Canada. The university website, www.uleth.ca, contains more information about the University’s history, vision and strategic plan.

Cities  of Calgary and Lethbridge

Calgary boasts over one million people, and is less than two hours from Banff National Park, Lake Louise, four world renowned ski resorts, and over 40 golf courses. Calgary has a variety of inclusive neighbourhoods, vibrant arts and culture, lots of green space and sports, and endless events, shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.  Calgary has been rated near the top of the list among the world’s most livable cities. For more information on Calgary, go to https://www.calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com/live-and-work/.

The city of Lethbridge has over 100,000 people and is located in Southern Alberta, not far from the Rocky Mountains and the U.S. border.  Lethbridge enjoys a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild, has excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and offers attractive economic conditions including affordable housing.   For more information see the City’s website at www.lethbridge.ca.

Application Process

To apply for the position, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and evidence of research and teaching effectiveness. These materials should be submitted at the “Academic Job Openings” link on the University of Lethbridge Human Resources webpage at https://uleth.peopleadmin.ca/. Reviews will begin on September 30, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference. Thank you to all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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