Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Operations Management

Sheffield, South Yorkshire (GB)
£49,772 - £55,998 per annum
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Operations Management

Job Reference Number: UOS015908

Faculty:  Social Sciences
Department: Management School
Salary: Senior Lecturer, Grade 9, £49,772 - £55,998 per annum.  Potential to progress to £64,894 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.
Lecturer, Grade 8, £39,324 - £46,924 per annum.  Potential to progress to £52,793 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.


The Management School operates within the University and Faculty with a world-class research reputation and ambition.  As such, the School has cutting-edge research at the heart of its activities and as the base of its strategic focus. Our vision is to use this research base to be recognised as a leading international Management School known for delivering an outstanding student experience and impactful socially-responsible research in a collegiate learning environment. We are proud to deliver intellectually rigorous cutting-edge research, and excellent teaching and learning in a stimulating, innovative environment. Through the distinctiveness of our graduates, excellence of our staff and network of international partners, we seek to inform the practice of management and to make a difference to our global community.  We currently employ over 100 academic staff who are supported by a comprehensive team of professional administrative staff. Our website offers more information about all aspects of the school’s activity.   Please see for more details.

The mission of Sheffield University Management School is to develop knowledgeable and employable students, promote socially-responsible work practices and have a positive impact on organisations and society throughout the world. We sustain a research-intensive environment that creates, advances and disseminates knowledge with respect to management inquiry, for the benefit of students, private and public sector organisations and society in general.

We are looking to appoint a research-active Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Operations Management.  In particular, we welcome applications from candidates with research interests in manufacturing systems, supply chain modelling, project management or information management.

You will hold a PhD in a relevant area (or equivalent), will have teaching experience, evidence of the ability to produce high quality research publications and preferably have experience of working in a research project team.  As a Senior Lecturer you will have significant teaching experience, substantial evidence of high quality research publications, a track record of generating research funding, have PhD supervision completions and experience of taking a leadership role. 

You will take a pro-active role in enhancing the Sheffield University Management School's reputation for high quality and innovative teaching and research. You should be able to show evidence of delivering (i) first class research that combines theoretical sophistication with practical relevance, has attracted external research funding and has generated impact, and (ii) an excellent student experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

The closing date for applications is 8 May 2017.