Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£45,751- £61,942 per annum
27 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
15 May 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

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: Lecturer: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £45,751 to £50,798 per annum OR Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor: Full time starting salary is normally in
the range of £55,753 to £61,942 per annum
Apply by: 15/05/2023

Role Description

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Logistics & Supply Chain Management 

We expect applicants to complement and add value to our core portfolio of education / teaching (e.g., MSc and executive programmes) and research activities (e.g., research / consulting projects, publishing high quality papers and doctoral supervision).

About You

You will have a PhD (Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor posts) in a relevant subject (e.g., Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Operations Management) or be close to PhD completion (Lecturer post). You will be expected to have at least a developing portfolio of high-quality papers which have been published or have been submitted to journals for publication (Lecturer post) or an established record of high-quality papers already published in journals (Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor posts). You will be motivated to engage actively in thought leadership activities involving and with businesses, clients, and other key stakeholders and to be involved with the successful delivery of executive programmes.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Cranfield School of Management (SOM) is recognised as one of the most prestigious UK business schools, with 50 years’ experience of educating business leaders. SOM is a triple accredited School (EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB) and it is known for its excellence in leadership development and its deep-rooted relationships with organisations.

The Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group is one of the largest faculty groups in Europe in these areas, and our MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management is one of the oldest Master’s programmes of its kind in the world. We also run a MSc in Procurement and & Supply Chain Management, a MSc Executive in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (part-time) and a range of executive programmes. We have an enviable academic reputation, which has earned us a recent ranking by SCM World as the No.1 university outside of North America and No. 11 worldwide.

Members of the Group are research active, with research interests that include, inter alia, inventory management, risk and resilience, Supply Chain 4.0, reverse logistics, procurement, big data & supply chain analytics, freight transport, food & retail supply chains, agile supply chains, collaboration & relationships, sustainability, simulation & modelling, manufacturing supply chain and warehousing. We publish world-leading papers in journals and have a successful track record of income generation from research and consulting projects.

We wish to grow our team by appointing three new, permanent members at Lecturer or Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor level and we welcome applications from individuals with particular expertise in procurement or freight transport, with either an operational, modelling, or digital perspective.

Our Values and Commitments

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. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients, and partners.

How to apply                                    

To arrange an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Sophie Hester or Maliha Ahmed at GatenbySanderson our recruitment partners at or

For further information and to apply for this role, visit  

Closing date for receipt of applications: Midnight on Monday 15 May 2023

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