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Assistant Professor in Operations Management

Nottingham University Business School

Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £35,550 to £47,722 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 21 March 2018
Interview Date:  Wednesday 18 April 2018
Reference:  SOC010118

Nottingham University Business School is one of the UK’s leading Business Schools and a globally ranked centre for management education and research at one of the UK’s most successful universities. With around 140 academic staff, this dynamic Business School has a strong commitment to excellent research, teaching and learning. Our strategy of research led teaching is supported through close engagement with other Schools across the University, as well as with businesses and organisations in the public and private sector.  We are embracing the contemporary challenges confronting Business Schools and Universities more broadly by, integrating sustainability issues in the curriculum and inspiring radical innovation thinking in our students.  We are financially strong both as a Business School and a University. For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in Operations Management based in the Operations Management and Information Systems (OMIS) Division of Nottingham University Business School. The person appointed will be expected to engage in high quality research. They must be able to make effective contributions to Operations Management teaching across a number of operations, logistics and supply chain modules that span the design, management and control of operations and supply chains. They will also be required to make an appropriate contribution to administration.

Candidates should have a PhD (or be very close to completion) in a relevant area. They should have excellent communication and presentation skills and have the ability to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in relevant subjects. Research interests in relevant areas that complement existing research within Division and the ability to publish in academic research journals in relevant areas are also required. We are particularly interested in candidates with research expertise in survey methodologies. Candidates should have the ability to develop their own research area, the flexibility to collaborate with colleagues and the ability to work well in a team.

This is full-time, permanent position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Kulwant Pawar, tel: +44 (0) 115 95 14029,; Professor Bart MacCarthy, tel: +44 (0) 115 95 14025,; or Professor Kim Tan,, +44 (0) 115 8467749. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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