Teaching Fellow in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management

Aston University - Aston Business School

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Aston Business School is a Triple Accredited institution (Equis, AACSB and AMBA) and is one of the leading Schools in the UK for academic research, excellent teaching and business engagement.  In the recent REF we received 100% for Research Impact; 80% of our undergraduate students complete a 12 month industrial placement and we are one of only three UK institutions with the Small Business Charter Gold Award. The University actively supports and finances academic spin-offs.

The Operations and Information Management Group hosts four main clusters – Operations Management, Business Analytics, Global Information Systems and Systems Modelling and Simulation- conducting research in various aspects of Operations Management, Operations Research, IT and Modelling, which underpins our learning and teaching activities. Moreover, we actively support business engagement/executive education opportunities.  In line with our growth strategy, we are seeking an inspirational and highly motivated individual to contribute to the development of the Group’s learning and teaching, and enterprise activities. Candidates should be experienced in teaching Operations and Supply Chain Management subjects to a high standard so that they can contribute to our existing and new offerings in these areas. Applicants will require expertise in some or all of the following: Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Total Quality Management, Business Improvement and Project Management. This role may be of interest to candidates wishing to transition from industry to an academic role longer term.

We anticipate opportunities to work closely with colleagues in our other Groups, including Law, Marketing and Strategy, and Work and Organizational Psychology. We are keen to discuss new ideas in order to strengthen our teaching and business support provision.

Applicants should possess a good first degree and a master’s or higher qualification in a relevant discipline - a doctorate is desirable. They should have a passion for their subject and be able to communicate that passion effectively to the academic, business and policy-making communities. They should be able to demonstrate effective and innovative teaching practice at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and be at least Fellows of HEA (or equivalent) or commit to achieve this status in the first two years in post. Chartered membership of professional bodies, industry experience and possession of entrepreneurial skills are highly desirable.

The post-holder will report to the Head of Group and the Executive Dean. 

For informal discussions relating to this post please contact the Head of Group, Dr. Pavel Albores; Tel: +44 (0) 121 204 3262; email: p.albores@aston.ac.uk

Please visit our website http://www.aston.ac.uk/jobs for further information and to apply online.  If you do not have access to the internet, please call 0121-204-4500 and leave your name and address quoting reference R170213.

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