Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management

Company:School of Management - Universidad de Los Andes

Location:Colombia / Bogotá

Discipline:Operations Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


The School of Management at Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) seeks applications to fill two full-time positions at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Supply Chain Management, with experience or interest in areas such as Strategic Sourcing, Digital Transformation, Sustainable SCM, Negotiation, Maritime Logistics, or Distribution & Transportation. The School provides conference and research support, as well as support to develop teaching skills.

Candidates must have earned a PhD degree (or be near completion) in the field stated above. They are expected to show a clear commitment to research and actively contribute to the design, delivery and assessment of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. While the focus of the position will be on research and teaching, candidates are also expected to demonstrate an interest in Executive Education and consultancy activities.

Preference will be given to candidates with a record of publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and the desire to shape the development of a successful and fast-growing School of Management.

Candidates interested in the Assistant Professor Position should submit the following documents:

  1. A motivation letter.
  2. A curriculum vitae, including contact information for three academic references. Referees will not be contacted until the final candidates have been shortlisted.
  3. A teaching statement, including course evaluations (if available).
  4. A research statement.
  5. Copies of two recent papers.

Applications for both positions shall be submitted until September 30, 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a campus visit in Bogotá in November, 2019. The appointments begin in January 2020.


About the Institution

Universidad de los Andes (UniAndes) is a private, not-for-profit, nondenominational and non-politically affiliated institution. It is ranked 1st in Colombia, 8th in Latin America and 272nd in the world by QS University Ranking. UniAndes is the only private university in Colombia with the higher quality accreditation given by the Ministry of Education for 10 years and aims to be recognized as a research university with excellent and innovative undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The School of Management at UniAndes is triple-accredited (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA). It offers undergraduate programs in Business Administration with an enrolment of about 1,500 students. Moreover, the School offers a variety of graduate programs: Full-time and part-time MBA, EMBA, MSc in Supply Chain Management, MSc in Finance, MSc in Marketing, Master in Environmental Management, Master in Development Practice, and a doctoral program that embraces the different disciplines represented within the faculty. The School’s executive education unit, including both customized and open programs, is currently ranked 44th in the world by the Financial Times.


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