Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management

Auckland, New Zealand
Feb 04, 2020
End of advertisement period
Mar 01, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Utilise your passion and academic expertise for Supply Chain Management
  • Join AUT - the top millennial university in Australasia and 14th in the world
  • Permanent, full-time roles based in Auckland

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is a vibrant, achievement-oriented and rewarding place to work. As one of the world's top 30 millennial universities and New Zealand's newest, it offers a stimulating teaching and research environment with strong connections to business and industry. AUT has over 29,000 students and 2,500 staff across our three teaching campuses and is located in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland­ - consistently ranked as one of the world's most liveable cities.

Accredited by AACSB, AUT's Business School (part of our Faculty of Business, Economics and Law) is a leading provider of innovative undergraduate and postgraduate business education. It has over 4,500 students and over 150 academic staff - and is ranked in the world's top 200 for Business and Management Studies (QS Rankings 2019). Partnerships with different organisations are an integral part of our activities, providing a variety of engagement opportunities with our local and international stakeholders while expert faculty and research students create knowledge that matters to academia, business and society.

Both the supply chain management and information systems disciplines are housed in the Business School's Department of Business Information Systems (BIS). The BIS Department is a dynamic and ambitious team of academics actively engaged in scholarly conversations and passionate for teaching. We have an established PhD programme, are experiencing a growing interest in supply chain management in the Bachelor of Business degree and are preparing a new master's qualification in supply chain management. We conduct research on different aspects of supply chain management, including circular and sustainable supply chains, supply chain integration, new technology application in supply chain management, among others.

The Role

We have permanent, full-time opportunities for Lecturers, Senior Lecturers or Associate Professors in Supply Chain Management. We welcome applications from candidates committed to conducting high-quality research and with evidence of excellence in teaching (or the demonstrated ability to develop such excellence) and dedicated to helping the department grow.

You will be expected to publish actively in your specialised field; research is well supported within the Business School. It is also expected that over time the successful candidate will seek external research funding, engage with government, business, the professions and/or the community, and contribute to School/Faculty activities. Interdisciplinary collaboration opportunities exist across the School. You'll teach across programmes as agreed with the Head of Department and contribute to paper development. We embrace innovative practice-led, as well as research-informed, approaches to teaching where the student experience is optimised.

Most importantly, we seek individuals who act with integrity, practise collegiality, are team players and respect students and stakeholders. You'll have plenty of opportunities to input and join a focussed, open and highly collaborative group that supports the growth of its people. There is genuinely positive energy within the department and we offer an excellent research environment, with research support. The School also offers a variety of contestable research funds.

Appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Key requirements for the role


  • PhD (or very close to completion) in supply chain management or related disciplines (e.g. logistics or transportation)

Research and Scholarship:

  • Research interests in supply chain management and a commitment to engage in rigorous and relevant research.
  • An early career academic will have the basis of a solid research pipeline in supply chain management, more experienced candidates will already have a proven research track record with quality publications and ideally, success in external funding bids.

Teaching and Learning:

  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate their dedication to teaching activities at undergraduate and postgraduate including MBA. More experienced candidates will have previous lecturing experience, evidence of curriculum development and also ideally experience supervising Masters and/or PhD students.
  • Experience in innovative teaching practices will be an advantage.

Note: Candidates for the Associate Professor position must have a proven, solid research record of high-quality publications (with a substantial theoretical contribution in reputable peer-reviewed journals) and sustained outstanding contributions in academic leadership and service (required to be appointed to the professoriate).

Start Date: The successful candidate(s) would ideally be able to join the BIS team no later than early July 2020.

Application information

  • We request applicants submit a cover letter, one-page research statement, one-page teaching statement and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if applicable); as well as their full CV (including a complete list of publications).
  • For academic enquiries: Contact Associate Professor Antonio Díaz Andrade, Head of the Business Information Systems Department -
  • For recruitment enquiries: Contact Mike Wood, Executive Recruitment Partner -

AUT's Business School is committed to achieving greater diversity and welcomes applications from all, including in particular, suitably qualified individuals from under-represented groups.

Advertising closes: Sunday, 1 March 2020 at 23:59 (New Zealand time). We expect interviews to take place between late March and early April.

Auckland University of Technology is an EEO employer, we are committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and to equity. AUT aspires to be the University of choice for Maori and Pacific communities.

Please note that all applications must be submitted through the online application process. For further information, please send us an enquiry here or call 921 9499. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email. You will need to apply through the standard registration process.