Assistant Professor in Operations Management (Education & Research) MGMT23-11
- DURHAM UNIVERSITY
- Durham (County) (GB)
- Grade 7 £35,333 - £42,155 per annum / Grade 8 £43,414 - £51,805 per annum
- 07 Feb 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 27 Feb 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Business & Economics, Business & Management
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Working at Durham University
As one of the UK’s leading universities, Durham is an incredible place to define your career while enjoying a high-quality work/life balance. We are home to some of the most talented scholars and researchers from around the world who are tackling global issues and making a difference to people's lives.
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A competitive salary is only one part of the many fantastic benefits you will receive if you join the University: you will also receive access to the following Total Rewards – Grade 7 and Grade 8.
Durham University Business School
Dynamic and vibrant, Durham University Business School is one of Durham University’s four Faculties and is comprised of four research-intensive departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management and Marketing. Known for its global reputation, its impact on policy and practice and its strong focus on ethics, responsibility and sustainability, the School aims to be a leading European business school with a strong global presence by 2027. The School currently has circa 200 academic and teaching staff, with plans and resource commitments to grow to 230 by 2027. In addition, 12 funded research centres (https://www.dur.ac.uk/business/research/research-centres/) blend leading theoretical perspectives with a strong emphasis on impact and engagement with practice, noted in www.durham.ac.uk/business. The school’s student population is around 4000, across undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.
Our vision is to lead business thought and practice to improve global wealth and well-being. Our associated mission is to create, share and use knowledge to deliver equitable and sustainable futures around the world. We pursue this mission by advancing world changing knowledge and securing global impact through increasingly collaborative research across disciplines and around the world.
The Department of Management and Marketing at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Assistant Professor. The appointment would join a growing research team of talented individuals working across the full breath of Operations Management. We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests in the broad field of Operations Management and we are particularly eager to hear from applicants with a focus on, [but not limited to, the following areas:
- Operations Management
- Information Systems
- Technology of Innovation
- Operations Strategy
We encourage applicants with a strong track record in business engagement including (but not limited to) sectors such as health, transport, government, logistics, finance and supply chain. We are particularly looking for applicants with quantitative skills in simulation, optimization, analytics, and modelling].
This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution. For more information, please visit our Department pages at Management and Marketing - Durham University Business School.
Assistant Professors at Durham
Assistant Professors on the Education and Research track are encouraged to focus on research and teaching but also to engage in wider citizenship to enhance their own development, support their department and wider discipline, and contribute to the wider student experience.
Academic colleagues are supported to publish high-quality research in their area of interest with a focus on quality in high-impact outputs including monographs, essays in edited volumes, and book chapters, rather than quantity. We will fully support your research needs including practical help such as resources to attend conferences and to fund research activities, as well as a generous research leave policy and a designated mentor.
Durham University is also committed to ensuring excellent teaching quality, stimulating learning environments, and innovative curricula for all of our students. You will be supported to develop your teaching expertise and to develop innovative teaching.
We are confident that our recruitment process allows us to attract and select the best international talent to Durham. We, therefore, offer a reduced probation period of 1 year for our Assistant Professors and thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance, your position will be confirmed as permanent
Assistant Professor in Operations Management
Applicants must demonstrate research excellence in the field of Operations Management, with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University aims to provides a working and teaching environment that is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.