Research Fellow in Returns Management

Portsmouth, Hampshire (GB)
£35,211 - £38,460 per annum
09 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Business and Law
Operations and Systems Management
Research Fellow in Returns Management
Employment type:  Fixed-term (3 years)
Employment basis:  Full-time
Salary:  £35,211 - £38,460 per annum 
Post number: ZZ602821
Date published: 05 April 2019 
Closing date: 09 May 2019
Interview date: 06 June 2019

The Faculty of Business and Law is keen to strengthen its already thriving research environment by appointing a Research Fellow to extend the work undertaken on the project ‘Buy Online Return in Store’ and on returns in retail more generally. This work brings together researchers from the Accounting and Financial Management and the Operations and Systems Management Subject Groups; the Gate2Plate Research Group and the Centre for Operational Research and Logistics. Experience in research for one or more of costing systems, lean management systems, reverse logistics and/or circular economy is desirable. 
The research fellow is expected to make original and independent contributions to research projects in retail returns systems and to co-author good quality papers for publication in research journals of international standing. The Research Fellow will also be expected to identify sources of external funding, to support the writing of bids, help develop new research projects and to liaise and network with funding bodies and other relevant parties as necessary.
You will have a proven record of quality research publications, and experience of collecting quantitative/qualitative data in the field. Experience of writing funding applications and managing research projects in the areas outlined above is desirable.
Informal enquiries may be made to Lisa Jack, Professor of Accounting at
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