Reader/Profesor in Operations Management/Operational Research/Information Systems

Belfast, Northern Ireland
Reader: £63,059 - £68,891 per annum. Professor: Commensurate with profile
27 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
07 May 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description:

Queen's Management School at Queen’s University Belfast is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Reader/Professor of Operations Management/Operational Research/Information Systems. This is a key post within the Queen’s Management School’s Information Technology, Analytics, & Operations (ITAO) Department.   

At a time of growth, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape and strengthen the future direction of the ITAO Department from both a research and teaching perspective. Our supportive research environment enables attendance at international conferences, facilitates the pursuit of high-quality publications and fosters meaningful engagement with non-academic stakeholders.   

The appointed candidate will get the opportunity to interact and work with colleagues whose research is internationally renowned for business and societal impact. Current members of the ITAO Department have published their work in leading scholarly journals including Information Systems Research, Journal of Operations Management, Production & Operations Management, British Journal of Management, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Information Technology, and European Journal of Operational Research. The Department’s research is funded by multiple grant awarding bodies including the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Innovate UK, and the Northern Ireland Department for the Economy.  

The successful candidate must have, and all applications must clearly demonstrate: 

  • A PhD in Operations Management/Operational Research/Information Systems or cognate fields.
  • A distinguished programme of international research activity and dissemination of original Operations Management/Operational Research/Information Systems research.
  • A sustained publication record of international excellence in Operations Management/Operational Research/Information Systems.
  • Significant experience of teaching and assessment in Business Analytics/Operations Management/Operational Research/Information Systems or related subject areas at university level.
  • Demonstrable excellence in classroom teaching and online delivery of teaching.
  • Successful supervision of PhD students.
  • Experience of providing leadership to the wider scholarly community (e.g., decision-making editorial roles in peer-reviewed journals).
  • For Professor: substantial experience of providing academic leadership at a strategic level (e.g., Director of Research, Head of Department).   

Please refer to the relevant job descriptions for additional essential criteria relating to research, teaching, and management/administration.  

Please note the above is not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, click on the 'Candidate Information' link below.  

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.   

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)  

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.   

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/.  

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