Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
03 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies
University of Sydney Business School

Reference no. 622/0317

  • Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in logistics and supply chain management education and research
  • Academic Levels B or C appointment with attractive remuneration and a salary supplement may be negotiable

About the opportunity
The Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) is Australia's Key Centre of Excellence in Transport and Logistics Research and Education and a recognised University Centre, ranked at ERA 5.  ITLS undertakes graduate teaching, management development programs, grant and contract research and development in the fields of transport, infrastructure, logistics and supply chain management.  ITLS teaches courses into the Masters of Commerce (via specialisations in transport and infrastructure, aviation and maritime logistics, and logistics/supply chain management), as well as specialist degrees in Transport (MTM) and Logistics and Supply Chain Management (ML&SCM).  The institute also provides MPhil and Ph.D. research degrees in Transport, Infrastructure, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.  The Institute specialises in a number of research areas, in particular, in data collection (e.g., surveys and GPS), public transport, discrete choice modelling methods, transport and logistics planning models and supply chain systems.

In this exciting position you will:

  • teach logistics and supply chain units at postgraduate levels to culturally-diverse student cohorts, and provide curriculum development
  • make a contribution to the research strengths of the discipline, including the pursuit of research grants and regular publication in journals of high standing
  • co-supervise research higher degree students
  • contribute to the discipline’s teaching and research programs in the growing field of behavioural logistics and supply chains
  • be involved in interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and with external stakeholders
  • contribute to academic administration.

About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence.

As the successful application you will have

  • a PhD in a relevant discipline
  • a track record of achieving research outcomes in one or more areas related to behavioural logistics and supply chains.
  • a track record of high quality, innovative, research-led teaching performance and curriculum development (including at postgraduate level) in quantitative logistics and supply chains and/or behavioural choice analysis and/or design tools
  • experience coordinating a unit of study (subject) within an award program.
  • experience supervising higher degree by research students
  • evidence of successful collaborations with team members and colleagues.

There are additional criteria for appointment at Senior Lecturer level and desirable criteria for appointment.

About us
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

The University of Sydney Business School is regarded as a leader in the region, and is one of the very few Australian schools to hold business and accounting accreditation from AACSB International and EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development. It is also the only Australian member school of CEMS, the Community of European Management Schools & International Companies.

Our Business School has an outstanding international reputation in management research, learning, development of resources, and journal publishing and works in close cooperation with industry, government and the not-for-profit sectors. On the Camperdown campus there is a new $180m state-of-the-art learning environment for the Business School which, in the highly competitive global market for business education, will further enhance our ability to attract the best and brightest students, staff and researchers from around the world.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, 24 April 2017 (Sydney time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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