Assistant Professor in Operations Management

Company:Dublin City University Business School (DCUBS)

Location:Ireland / Dublin

Discipline:Operations Management

Employment Type:Five Year Fixed Term Contract


Assistant Professor in Operations Management

DCU Business School

Five Year Fixed Term Contract

Dublin City University ( is a young, ambitious and vibrant University, with a mission ‘to transform lives and societies through education, research, innovation and engagement’. Known as Ireland’s ‘University of Enterprise and Transformation’, it is committed to the development of talent, and the discovery and translation of knowledge that advances society and the economy. DCU is the Sunday Times Irish University of the Year 2021.

The University is based on three academic campuses in the Glasnevin-Drumcondra region of north Dublin. It currently has more than 18,000 students enrolled across five faculties – Science and Health, DCU Business School, Computing and Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences and DCU Institute of Education.  DCU is committed to excellence across all its activities. This is demonstrated by its world-class research initiatives, its cutting-edge approach to teaching and learning, its focus on creating a transformative student experience, and its positive social and economic impact. This exceptional commitment on the part of its staff and students has led to DCU’s ranking among the top 2% of universities globally. It also consistently features in the world’s Top 100 Young Universities (currently in QS Top 70 Under 50, Times Higher Top 150 Under 100).

Applications are now invited for the position of Assistant Professor in Operations Management. The full job description can be found here.

Candidates must have a PhD (or be close to submitting a PhD for examination) in Operations Management or a related discipline (e.g. Supply Chain Management, Project Management, International Service Management or Business Process Management) and have a strong academic record. Previous teaching and research experience is required and a relevant professional qualification, where appropriate, is welcomed. Relevant industry experience is desirable.

We are seeking candidates who both have a well-defined research plan and have the capability to publish in high impact international journals.

Salary Scale:  Assistant Professor Salary Scale: €54,705 - €87,670

*Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience will be made on the appropriate point of the salary scale, in line with current Government pay policy.

Closing date: 27th October 2021

Informal Enquiries in relation to this role should be directed to:

The Office of the Executive Dean, DCU Business School:

Please do not send applications to this email address, instead apply as described below.

Application Procedure:

Application forms are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (open Competitions) website here. Applications must be submitted by e-mail to

Please clearly state the role that you are applying for in your application and email subject line: Job Job Ref #BC0102a– Assistant Professor in Operations Management

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer.

In line with the Employment Equality Acts 1998 – 2015, the University is committed to equality of treatment for all those who engage with its recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

The University’s Athena SWAN Bronze Award signifies the University’s commitment to promoting gender equality and addressing any gender pay gaps.  Information on a range of university policies aimed at creating a supportive and flexible work environment are available in the DCU Policy Starter Packs

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