Lecturer/Teaching Fellow in Operations and Project Management

Southampton, United Kingdom
£30,942 to £49,553 per annum
16 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2021
Contract Type

Decision Analytics & Risk

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 to £49,553 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Saturday 31 July 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1357521TR-R

Southampton Business School

Department of Decision Analytics and Risk 

Southampton Business School has an ambitious quality driven strategy, which will see us strengthen our position as a world-class Business School in research, education, and enterprise. As an AMBA and AACSB accredited Business School we are seeking to recruit outstanding individuals for key research and teaching positions to play a crucial role in the School achieving its vision.

Applications will be considered from candidates interested in part time hours of 0.6FTE and above.  

As part of a world-renowned Top 100 QS ranked Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, we offer a stimulating, challenging and dynamic working environment for all our staff. The Business School is a strong part of the University with successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, a large PhD portfolio as well as MBA and DBA degrees.  

The Department of Decision Analytics and Risk is a leading authority in Management Science, Risk, and Analytics, realised and delivered through research, education, and consultancy. We develop innovative analytical approaches for improving decision making and risk taking and support individuals and businesses to make sound and effective decisions. Our strengths have been recognised by QS being in the Top 50 Universities in terms of Operational Research and Statistics in the world and top 10 in the UK. Our vision is to be a thought leader in innovations that have significant impact on organisations and society in the areas of operations, project management, risk, analytics and management science. Our department is highly interdisciplinary, collegial, and lively. 

About the Role 

You will have a passion for project management and a PhD (or equivalent degree/professional qualifications and experience) in a related field, with an emerging or established track record of high-quality research publications.  Your research and teaching will reflect a deep commitment to the field of project management in engaging with, and shaping the next generation of students and professionals. As a Lecturer your focus will be on engaging with high-quality research and delivering innovative project management teaching. As a Teaching Fellow you will have the opportunity to help guide the project management teaching and learning agenda, and deliver highly innovative project management teaching with a range of undergraduate/postgraduate students, and future project professionals. In any position, we are looking individuals whose engagement with project management reflects depth as well as breadth in both traditional and state-of-the-art trends in project management.

The successful candidate will be part of the Operations Projects Purchasing & Supply (OPPS) group, which is within DAR.  OPPS strength is its focus on strategic issues and tends to be more qualitative in nature  - although we also welcome candidates with expertise and capability in quantitative areas. This is an ideal post for someone who is looking forward to joining a vibrant and dynamic group with the opportunity to apply their knowledge, skills, and innovative teaching in project management.   

For applicants interested in a Part Time role, please note: This role is unlikely to support a Certificate of Sponsorship with a part time salary amount (a Certificate of Sponsorship is required to obtain a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK).

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Martin Kunc:; or Associate Professor Nicholas Dacre:; or Senior Teaching Fellow Ramesh Vahidi:   

You will be appointed on an education pathway and your title will be either Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow dependent on experience..  

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5456 or email  Please quote reference 1357521TR-R on all correspondence.