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Assistant Professor in Logistics & Supply Chain 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:  Thursday 19 April 2018
Reference:  SOC009918

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 Logistics and Supply Chain 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 Logistics and Supply Chain Management teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Although candidates may have expertise in any aspect of logistics and/or supply chain management, the ability to cover physical logistics and transportation is necessary.They will also be required to make an appropriate contribution to administration.

Candidates should have a PhD 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 areas.  Research interests in areas that complement existing research within the Division and the ability to publish in academic research journals in relevant areas are also required. We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in retail logistics and/or international logistics. 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 these email addresses will not be accepted.

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