Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management

Company:Newcastle University

Location:United Kingdom / Newcastle upon Tyne

Discipline:Operations and Supply Chain Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2022-06-07

Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

What’s in it for you? Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.

Newcastle is an inclusive global University community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

Salary: £36,382 to £40,927 per annum

Closing Date: 25 June 2022

The Role

We seek to appoint two outstanding Lecturers in Operations Management & Supply Chain Management. You will be able to demonstrate research excellence – as evidenced by high quality publications – and deliver excellent teaching. You will have a strong research and scholarly trajectory in Operations Management & SCM with significant potential to generate research income, pursue impact activities, and to develop an international reputation.

You will be committed to the success and development of Newcastle University Business School. You will join a dynamic and vibrant Marketing, Operations & Systems Subject Group and a Business School that is committed to collegiality and academic citizenship.

You must have a PhD in a relevant subject (or a PhD near completion – i.e. strictly within three months of submission).

The University has developed an Academic Job Summary Guidance document which summarises the range of activities that academic staff may be expected to perform.

Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Newcastle University Business School HR (NUBS.HR@newcastle.ac.uk), or to Dr. Ying Yang (ying.yang2@newcastle.ac.uk)

Key Accountabilities

  • To conduct excellent research and publish in internationally recognised journals and publishing houses and contribute to the development and delivery of programmes in the Subject Group and deliver an outstanding teaching experience to our students
  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality outlets, demonstrating impact
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the Operations & Supply Chain Management subject area and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment
  • Pursue external funding
  • Demonstrate impact by developing research-based solutions to real-world problems and engage with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work
  • Supervise PGR students in a research-led university
  • Contribute to the Business School’s Triple Accreditation and Professional Body Accreditations
  • Have a commitment to high quality teaching and learning and student support
  • Coach and support students throughout their studies in the role of personal tutor
  • Set and mark assessment of modules in accordance with University standards and utilise on-line and digitised curricula and education frameworks
  • Contribute to curriculum development
  • Provide education for life, that engages, challenges and supports our students to discover and fulfil their potential both while they are studying with us and once they have graduated
  • Operate as an active academic citizen and colleague in the Business School community

The Person

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of research published in international and world-leading outlets
  • Evidence of/potential to develop and secure grant capture and/or impact
  • A track record of engaging with external stakeholders, generating real-world impact from research
  • Evidence of the potential to contribute to the relevant Research Community
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary (Operations & Supply Chain Management) knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students
  • Make efective use of technology to enhance learning
  • Evidence of effective use of disciplinary and proactive research and a developing international research profile
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational, time management and presentation skills
  • Demonstration of successful team working and operating as an effective colleague
  • Experience or potential for undertaking a management and leadership role
  • Evidence of academic citizenship in our School
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability

Qualifications

  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject
  • PhD (or equivalent) at or near completion – i.e. strictly within three months of submission
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria

Desirable

  • Professional Body Membership as appropriate to the Subject area

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

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Contact Person:HR NUBS - hr.nubs@newcastle.ac.uk

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