Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Operations Management

City, University of London - Faculty of Management


City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City is in the UK’s top twenty (Guardian University Guide) and the world’s top four per cent (Times Higher Education World University Rankings). City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects, is in the top ten in the UK for starting salaries and is second in London for student satisfaction. City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in academic staff, estate and systems and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management.

The Operations and Supply Chain Group (http://www.cass.city.ac.uk/research-and-faculty/faculties/faculty-of-management/operations-and-supply-chain-management) is a part of the Faculty of Management, and currently consists of 6 full-time members and 4 PhD students.

The group shares an interest in operations and supply chain management research, with the development of analytical models and applications in supply chain risk management, buyer-supplier relationships, inventory management, healthcare delivery, energy markets and sustainable operations management. Teaching is across BSc, MSc, MBA, and PhD programs, including its own MSc in Global Supply Chain Management, and ranges from business analytics to operations and supply chain management.

Based on the research output of the group in the last six years, City is rated among the top 50 universities globally for empirical research and amongst the top 100 for analytical research in operations and supply chain management by SCM World. Information on the Faculty of Management can be found at:

Person Specification

The appointed candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field or be close to completion, and will have published research of world-leading or internationally excellent quality, or in the case of a junior candidate, will demonstrate strong potential to do so. The appointed candidate will also have excellent achievements in education.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm on 19th June 2017.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

For more information or enquiries about this position, please contact Professor Lilian de Menezes at l.demenezes@city.ac.uk or Professor ManMohan S Sodhi at m.sodhi@city.ac.uk.

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