ASTON UNIVERSITY

Research Fellowship for Industrial Logistics and Supply Chain Management projects (Agri-tech)

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£32,004 to £38,183 per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Aston Logistics and Systems Institute

Research Fellowship for Industrial Logistics and Supply Chain Management projects applied to agri-tech

Salary:     £32,548 to £38,833 per annum
Grade:     Grade 08
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (29 February 2020)
Basis:     Full Time
Closing Date:     23.59 hours BST on Thursday 17th May 2018
Interview Date:     To be confirmed
Reference:     R180194
    
The Aston Logistics and Systems Institute is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work with industry in the Marches region on various projects supporting agri-tech. The post is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

You will be working with colleagues with expertise in a range of supply chain domains (including purchasing, logistics and production operations). This is an opportunity to become a member of a vibrant team with a successful track record. It is a particularly exciting time as the group is extending its research activities in a number of areas, including supporting the food and agri-tech industries.

You should have a PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, candidates with a strong BSc and MSc or equivalent in these fields may be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven expertise and a good research record. Previous work experience in industry would be advantageous. The ability to both conduct independent research and to work effectively as a member of a team is essential. The level of appointment will depend on the qualifications and relevant experience of the successful applicants.

Please visit our website http://www.aston.ac.uk/jobs for further information or email quoting reference number: R180194

Closing date: Thursday 17th May 2018 

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognized recently by a prestigious Silver Award to EAS. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly and supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere”.  

Please visit our website www.aston.ac.uk/makethefuture for further information and to apply online.  

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