Lecturer in Business Operations

London, England
24 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Systems Management and Strategy

Salary:  £32,004 to £37,075 plus £3509 London weighting per annum
Closing Date: Friday 01 September 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 1450-E

We are seeking enthusiastic academics at the start of their career to join our department and contribute in high quality research and teaching.

As part of our on-going development strategy, the University Of Greenwich Faculty Of Business is seeking a Lecturer in Business Operations.

The Business Faculty, based in the Old Royal Naval College at Greenwich – a UNESCO World Heritage site – has a strong commitment to diversity and internationalism and this is reflected in our staff and student profiles. You will be joining Systems Management & Strategy, aDepartment with excellent results in the NSS, internationally recognised research and teaching in Strategy, Business Planning and Development, Decision Making in Business as well as strong specialisation in Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Ecosystems, Sustainability and Innovation studies. The Department runs a number of successful postgraduate programmes including an Executive MBA, Masters programmes with specialisations in Logistics and SCM, Transport Systems Management, as well as a variety of undergraduate programmes in general Business, Purchasing and Procurement, Entrepreneurship and Innovation and others. The Faculty improved its latest REF performance significantly and the Department was a major contributor. There are strong research teams within the department specialisations which provide research that is of significance to businesses, the society, and the general environment and economy.

The advertised role is for a highly effective person who will be involved in internationally recognised research and teaching in a variety of business topics. Detailed knowledge and expertise of at least one of the following areas: business operations and strategy, business development and management, quantitative scenario modelling, business ecosystems, management of information systems, will be considered an asset. The position offers opportunities for research and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and enables an ambitious candidate to play an important role in the shaping of the future development of the department’s approach to its curriculum design. The person appointed will be expected to contribute high quality outputs to REF 2021. Applicants need to be confident in developing inspiring course materials and learning activities within a blended learning environment and providing excellent student care. We are especially interested in hearing from candidates who have creative experience of using virtual learning environments to support on and off-campus learning (e.g. Moodle) through learning simulations and modelling.

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