Assistant or Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management

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Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management

College: School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Mamagement

Department: Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Date Posted: September 20, 2023
Deadline: October 19, 2023 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD # 23-53

Position Description:

The School of Hospitality, Food, and Tourism Management in the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph is pleased to invite external applicants for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) in the area of Supply Chain Management.

The school seeks candidates who have both a strong record of scholarly achievement and a background in interdisciplinary thinking, particularly in the area of supply chain management. Prior teaching experience in teaching supply chain management is critical. Notably, candidates with a background in new program development will be regarded favourably.

The successful candidate is anticipated to be a proficient researcher specifically in supply chain management, and will shoulder a range of teaching responsibilities in this area. They are also expected to collaborate effectively with colleagues in food, tourism, and hospitality. While this position aims to hire an established scholar, it is open to emerging indigenous scholars. It is essential for candidate to possess an excellent track record of research publications in the field of supply chain management.

The Lang School of Business and Economics houses Longo’s Food Retail Laboratory, Schneider’s Food Research Laboratory and PJs Restaurant, which provide controlled environments for studying consumer retail choices and consumer perceptions of food. It also houses the Anita Stewart Memorial Food Laboratory where University of Guelph nutrition and hospitality students learn about food preparation, safety and culture. It also acts as an event space and broadcast studio for researchers to share their knowledge of food across the globe. The School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management is one of four departments in the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics . While the successful candidate will be appointed to the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management, they will be encouraged to form cross-disciplinary linkages both across Lang and with other food researchers across the University.

General Position Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. and demonstrate a proven track record of scholarly achievement within a relevant discipline, suitable for an Associate Professor rank. Candidates in the early stages of their academic career may also be considered for an Assistant Professor rank, particularly if their research focuses on indigenous foodways and supply chains. The candidate will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and/or graduate courses in their area(s) of expertise through scholarly teaching, course development, and supervision. Further, it is expected that the candidate will have established, or will be established, a proven track record in research.

The University of Guelph is the third largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our university community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on October 19, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

Barb Piccoli
Administrative Assistant
School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management
Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1


All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion ( is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.
In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 2722041.