Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Research-focused in Supply Chain Management

Auckland, New Zealand
Oct 22, 2021
End of advertisement period
Nov 14, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Utilise your passion and academic expertise for Supply Chain Management to take this programme forward
  • Join AUT - the top millennial university in Australasia
  • Permanent, full-time role based in Auckland

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)  is vibrant, achievement-oriented and a rewarding place to work. Ranked in the top 250 of world universities, it is also one of the world's top 40 young universities and #1 for global research impact in Australasia. We're poised for the next stage of growth and offer a stimulating teaching and research environment with strong connections to business and industry. AUT has close to 30,000 students and around 3,000 staff across our three teaching campuses and is located in New Zealand's (NZ's) largest city, Auckland - consistently ranked as one of the world's most liveable cities.

Accredited by AACSB and EQUIS, AUT's Business School (part of our Faculty of Business, Economics and Law) is a leading provider of innovative undergraduate and postgraduate business education. 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 about teaching. We have an established PhD programme, are experiencing a growing interest in supply chain management in the Bachelor of Business degree and our new master's qualification in supply chain management.

The Role

We have a permanent, full-time opportunity for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer of Supply Chain Management to develop their career in teaching, research and service. We are particularly interested in applicants who would contribute to our teaching in any of the following areas: supply chain management, operations management, procurement management and logistics management. The ability to teach data analytics, enterprise systems or project management would be an added advantage.

We offer an excellent research environment, with generous research support. You will be expected to publish actively in your specialised field. Research is well supported within the School and the Faculty also offers a variety of contestable research funds. We embrace practice-led, as well as research-informed, approaches to teaching where the student experience is optimised. It is also expected that over time the successful candidate will seek external research funding, engage with government, business, professional bodies and the community, and contribute to School/Faculty activities.

You will have an open, engaging and collaborative attitude that is flexible to changing requirements. You will enhance the positive energy within the School, value diversity and enjoy working inclusively!

Application information

Applicants should submit their CV and a covering letter addressing the key requirements for the role (set out below):


  • A PhD in supply chain management or related discipline.

Research and Scholarship:

  • Research interests should be in one (or more) of the following areas: supply chain management, operations management, procurement management and logistics management.
  • Early career academic candidates will have a clear publication plan and strategy and be able to demonstrate the capability to develop a strong research profile.
  • More experienced candidates will already have a proven research track record with quality publications and ideally also success in external funding bids.

Teaching and Learning:

  • Early career academic candidates will ideally have at least some tutoring or other teaching assistant experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.
  • More experienced candidates will have previous lecturing experience, evidence of curriculum development and experience supervising Masters and/or PhD students.
  • Experience in innovative teaching practices would form an important input into teaching.

In addition, knowledge and experience of Tikanga Māori would be advantageous.

Start Date: The successful candidate will ideally start in January/February 2022. Interviews are expected to take place in early December.

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

For academic enquiries: contact Benjamin Dehe - benjamin.dehe@aut.ac.nz 

At AUT we strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We are committed to inclusivity and the Treaty of Waitangi and aspire to be the University of choice for Māori and Pacific communities. We welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.

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.