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Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management - Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Business Administration

25 Jul 2019 12:55 PM | Pierre-Jean Darres (Administrator)

Position: Tenure-track of Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management

Organization: Memorial University of Newfoundland

Unit: Faculty of Business Administration

The Faculty of Business Administration is committed to excellence and relevance in its teaching, research and community engagement. Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in Supply Chain Management at the rank of assistant professor with a proposed commencement date of July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should have or be very near completion of a PhD or a DBA in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or Logistics (or a related field), a demonstrated capacity to consider the strategic, integrative, and soft relational aspects of supply chain management and manufacturing networks. Applicants must have demonstrated research productivity commensurate with the rank of assistant professor and a commitment to teaching and research in a university environment. If the successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of assistant professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in diverse functional areas of business (human resources management, strategy, marketing, finance, etc.) and an interest in multidisciplinary research using a wide array of qualitative and quantitative methodologies. An interest for innovative course delivery, experiential learning, and online/hybrid teaching would be an advantage. Applicants with practitioner experience will be given priority. The successful candidate will be expected to be actively involved in a new proposed Centre of Excellence in Sales and Supply Chain Management, to build upon existing institutional research strengths, to contribute to the strong relationship between the Faculty of Business Administration and the Faculties of Science and of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial University, and to lead an applied research program in areas that are strategically important for Memorial University and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Faculty of Business Administration is a leader in management education and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Approximately 2,100 students are registered in the undergraduate programs of the Faculty, with another 200 students completing graduate programs, including a PhD and M.Sc. in Management. For additional information about our Faculty, please visit our web site at

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.

The deadline to receive applications is October 1st, 2019. Applications should include: (1) a cover letter; (2) curriculum vita; (3) statements of teaching and research interests; (4) a statement of their objectives for the position and how they would achieve them; and (5) up to three selected recent research publications. Please send complete applications electronically to the address below, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly by the referees to the same address. Skype meetings might be organized with applicants in case more information is needed.

Isabelle Dostaler, PhD


Faculty of Business Administration

Memorial University of Newfoundland 

St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, A1B 3X5 


For further information telephone (709) 864-8851 or fax (709) 864-2467 or e-mail

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact

3000, Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road

Montreal H3T 2A7 (Quebec) Canada

Phone: 514-340-7116


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