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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management
University of Canterbury

Date Posted Aug. 6, 2019
Title Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management
University University of Canterbury
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Department Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Application Deadline Sep. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
    Business - General

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management
Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship
UC Business School, College of Business and Law
Located in Christchurch, New Zealand – Ōtautahi, Aotearoa

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

What You Will Do

The UC Business School invites applications for the continuing/tenured position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management within UC’s Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship department. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding scholar to contribute to the development of our rapidly growing Operations and Supply Chain Management group. The group has a strong focus on supply chain sustainability to support the University’s strategic mission of ‘engaging, empowering and making a difference’. Applicants conducting research in the procurement/sourcing domain of supply chain management are particularly invited to apply, with the expectation of being able to teach at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Applicants should have experience and/or be willing to teach basic and advanced courses in project management as well.

Who You Are

Applicants should have a strong record of empirically-based publications in internationally recognised high-quality academic journals; some experience in the supervision of thesis students (commensurate with the academic rank being applied for); experience in academic leadership (also commensurate with academic rank); and have a student-centred teaching philosophy that aligns well with UC’s graduate profile . Experience in securing research grants is desirable.

The successful appointee will display the following attributes:

  • PhD in a subject relevant to the position. Applicants close to finalising their PhD will be also considered
  • Record of high research productivity, or clear potential thereof
  • Ability to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in supply chain management
  • Strong interpersonal communication and communication skills, people leadership and capability building skills.
  • A flexible and collegial approach to research and teaching
  • Experience in connecting with industry and other stakeholders

Active commitment to continuing personal professional development including bicultural professional development and applying learnings in everyday practices. An active commitment to upholding the values, tikanga, kawa and traditions as guided by Ngāi Tūāhuriri, the mana whenua.

Ability in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga would be an advantage.

Who You Will Work With

This role is located in the Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship (MME). MME is one of the leading business departments within New Zealand. In the 2018 Performance-Based Research Funding rankings, the Department was ranked first in Marketing and Tourism, and third in Management (which includes the areas of Management, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, International Business, and Other Business).MME provides a vibrant and collegial environment, internal research funding and sabbatical leave, and since 2014, has been located in a newly refurbished building in the heart of the Ilam campus.

For further information about the MME team in UC’s Business School please visit us at MME.

Why UC

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of "Tangata tū, tangata ora: people prepared to make a difference". You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has described Waitaha Canterbury as an incubator for those with big aspirations. With its picture-perfect scenery, numerous parks, outdoor recreational activities, and first-rate health and educational facilities, the Waitaha Canterbury region offers unmatched quality of life.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us:

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 1st September 2019 (midnight, NZ time)

How You Apply

Applications for this position are submitted online and should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae which includes a list of relevant research publications and a 2-3 page statement outlining the research interests and goals. Please ensure your application is uploaded as a single pdf file and that the file name is your surname only. Please note we do not accept applications by email.

For further information, specifically about the role only, please contact Associate Professor Diane Mollenkopf,

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please forward these to Recruitment Coordinator, Michelle Davies,

  • The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Treaty of Waitangi.

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