Assistant Professor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (m/f)
Université du Luxembourg
Alphonse Weicker, Luxembourg
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Your Role

The candidate is expected to

  • Take a key role in further establishing the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) as a leader in research and education in logistics and supply chain management;
  • Lead major research activities (seminars, conferences, workshops) and strategic research areas that are of paramount importance for the community of Luxembourg at large (e.
  • g., finance and supply chain management, multi-modal transport and logistics, procurement, and supply chain analytics);
  • Foster and lead interdisciplinary research, in particular with other research units at the University of Luxembourg;
  • Engage in developing and delivering graduate (masters and doctoral) level classes as well as executive courses in supply chain management, logistics, and / or related fields;
  • Build and grow partnerships with the industry and universities in Luxembourg and Europe.
  • Contact

    For questions please contact :

    Professor Benny Mantin

    Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi


    e-mail : director.lcl

    Your Profile

    The ideal candidate shall have

  • A PhD in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management, Business Economics, Engineering, or a related field;
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the graduate, PhD, and / or executive level at a major university;
  • Significant record of published and forthcoming articles in relevant refereed journals;
  • Extensive network and experience in industry collaboration and proven track record in obtaining research grants from both the public and private sector (well linked to the industry)
  • Excellent experience and ability to conduct leading international research projects;
  • Demonstrated intention to be committed to the strengthening of the LCL in building its relationships with the regional community;
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team and collaborate across disciplines;
  • The master program will be held in English. With respect to the course, the ties to MIT SCALE network and the international academic achievements requested, fluency in English is required.

    Knowledge of German or French is a plus.

    Further Information

    University of Luxembourg and Luxembourg

    Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is the only public university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is a multicultural and modern European research university with a personal atmosphere, close to the European institutions and innovative companies based in Luxembourg.

    With an emphasis on interdisciplinary research, the University of Luxembourg strives for international excellence as well as regional relevance.

    The University of Luxembourg offers a competitive package and an international research and teaching environment.

    The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL), which is a member of the MIT Global SCALE Network, is a cornerstone in the Duchy of Luxembourg’s overarching plan to maintain and improve the country’s position as a leader in logistics and supply chain management as it was ranked second by the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Indicator (LPI) by the World Bank.

    The LCL motto Innovate, Impact, Inspire! guides us through our excellence-focused research, outreach and teaching activities.

    The LCL aims to position the centre as a leading research institution. It is home to researchers with an excellent research record with publications in top tier journals including Operations Research, Production & Operations Management, Marketing Science, and Transportation Science, as well as experience in collaborating with industry.

    To further establish research activities, the LCL has an active PhD program.

    Complementing its research activities, the LCL has an outreach programme promoting engagement with industry. The focus is on developing rich and deep partnerships with local and international companies, most of which have presence in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the broader Benelux region.

    The LCL hosts an annual eXplore Conference, Executive Education programs, Roundtables featuring contemporary issues and industry seminar series. (

    The core educational program at the LCL is a one-year professional master in logistics and supply chain management (LSCM) incorporating a 4-

    week visit to the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA, while engaging industry partners such as Ferrero, Vodafone, BASF and ArcelorMittal in the applied thesis projects.

    The master program commenced last year with a diverse, high calibre inaugural cohort, with graduates securing positions in companies such as Amazon, Exxon, and Cargolux.

    Further Information

    Applications should contain the following the documents :

  • An application form (through fdef-recrutement;
  • A cover letter including a statement highlighting scientific, educational, and other activities of particular significance for this position;
  • A detailed curriculum vitae with a list of publications, courses taught (including evaluations of the most recent two years), research grants, industry collaborations and experience, as well as management and administrative positions held;
  • A list of three references including their contact information and current positions. Please indicate their relationship to you;
  • the referees will be contacted only upon approval from the candidate)

  • Electronic copies of three publications;
  • Any additional material highlighting significant publications, success in obtaining research funding, industry contacts and collaborations, experience in management positions within a university, as well as other relevant qualifications and achievements are appreciated.
  • All applications should be sent by e-mail by 10 December, 2019, to the following address :

    Professor Katalin Ligeti

    Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

    L-2721 Luxembourg

    E-mail : fdef-recrutement

    All applications will be handled in strictest confidence.

    The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

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