Assistant Professor, Supply Chain Management

  • Location: Shannon School of Business
  • Competition Number: F002P
  • Deadline: April 14, 2020

CBU invites applications for a tenure-track position in Financial & Information Management at the rank Assistant Professor to commence July 2020. This posting is subject to budgetary approval.

One of Canada’s youngest and most ambitious universities, CBU recognizes its location on Cape Breton Island as part of Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. CBU offers a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science, and professional programs and a unique commitment to community, economic development, aboriginal learning, and research into many aspects of environment and culture. Currently home to approximately 5500 students, CBU’s vision of higher education allows students to pursue diverse fields of study in programs with national reputations in final year student satisfaction, faculty-student interaction, and employability.

CBU delivers an authentic multicultural experience to all who become part of its academic community. Our faculty bring passion to their teaching and research, and we are known for our smaller class sizes as well as our friendly and inclusive culture. Strong community involvement and a spirit of entrepreneurship enhance CBU’s position in post-secondary education.

The Shannon School of Business is seeking candidates with demonstrated evidence of effective teaching and research in supply chain management, logistics, operations management, and procurement. Candidates should have a minimum of A doctoral degree from an accredited University. Candidates in the later stages of their PhD will also be considered.

CBU teaches programs on campus, off campus in locations across and outside of Canada, and on-line. The university and its partners will therefore provide opportunities for faculty members to teach in different modes in different locations as part of their regular workload. While these opportunities may not be available equally for all faculty positions in all programs, a clear willingness to teach in different modes and locations will be noted as part of your application.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate potential and commitment with regard to teaching, research/creative/scholarly activities and service to Cape Breton University, community and profession.

The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.

Qualified candidates are required to apply online at to provide the following:

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (f002P),
  • a complete dossier including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness;
  • and three current letters of recommendation sent directly to Applications must be received by 12:00AM, 14 April 2020.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Cape Breton University

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Sydney, NS B1M 1A2