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Sessional Instructor, Contracting and Negotiations in Supply Chains, Haskayne School of Business

Job ID: 15520

Updated: May 11, 2018

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Haskayne School of Business invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to design and instruct the following course in the area of Supply Chain Management during the Winter 2019 Session. This semester runs from January 10, 2019 until April 30, 2019. Registrar Scheduled Final Exams are held April 15 - 27, 2019, if applicable.

  • SCMA599.01 - Contracting and Negotiations in Supply Chains
    Tuesday 18:30 - 21:15

Description: Real-world business deal negotiation strategies, tactics, and common legal clauses for customer-supplier relationships in national and international markets. Common negotiation tools to close business deals between companies. Contract theory and contract types in supply chains. Establishing a legal short-term business relationships and long-term partnerships between companies. Best-practices in supplier relationship management and creating lasting value.

A graduate degree in a relevant area and/or work experience in supply chain contracting and negotiations are required.

To apply, submit a letter of application to the attention of Osman Alp, Area Chair, Operations and Supply Chain Management Area. In support of your application, please provide the following in your application package:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Intent containing a discussion of relevant teaching and work experience in the field
  • Proposed course outline including learning objectives, topics to be covered, assessment methods, experiential teaching activities, and a list of course reference materials (text book, course noted, case studies, etc.)
  • Previous teaching evaluations, if applicable
  • Names of three references

Any additional information including a statement of teaching philosophy, previous instruction experiences, any restrictions such as scheduling constraints, etc. would help the selection committee in their selection process. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

The application deadline is June 15, 2018.

The amount of remuneration for designing this course is $2000. The amount of remuneration for instruction in the course is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association’s website for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.

We thank you for your application. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Haskayne School of Business visit Careers in the Haskayne School of Business.

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