Reader/Associate Professor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£53,205 to £59,302 per annum
29 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2021
Contract Type

School/Department School of Management
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £53,205 to £59,302 per annum, with potential progression to £74,126 per annum
Apply by 21/03/2021

Role Description

Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Cranfield School of Management (SOM) welcome applications from individuals across the Logistics and Supply Chain Management field and we are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in Procurement, Supply Chain 4.0, Supply Chain Finance, Warehousing Design. 

About the School

Cranfield School of Management (SOM) is recognised as one of the most established and prestigious UK business schools, with 50 years’ experience of educating business leaders. SOM is triple accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. It is known for its excellence in leadership development, its deep-rooted relationships with organisations of all kinds, and its focus on transforming learning and research into improved management practice.

The Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group is one of the largest faculty groups in Europe in its expertise. Members of the group are research active and their research interests include Inter Alia, Marketing Logistics, Inventory Management, Risk & Resilience, Big Data & Supply Chain Analytics, Reverse Logistics, Procurement, Food & Retail Supply Chains, Agile Supply Chains, Collaboration & Relationships, Sustainability, Simulation & Modelling, Supply Chain 4.0, Manufacturing Supply Chain. These members are publishing in top ranked journals and are developing their international thought leadership profiles.

About You

Because of this growth, we are now looking to recruit a faculty member to support current activities. Reporting to the Head of the Group, you will be educated to Doctoral level in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related field. You must have a strong track record in teaching ideally in both graduate and executive education and you will have a very good record of publishing in high-quality journals.

In return, you will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key position and be at the forefront of world-leading research and education, joining a supportive team and environment.

Our Values

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here. We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring have shown that women minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

Flexible Working

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Michael Bourlakis, Head of the Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management Group, on (E);

Apply online now. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on (E); Please quote reference number 3504.

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