Teaching Associate in Operations Management

University of Sheffield - Management School

Job Reference Number: UOS016892

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 http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/management for more details.

We are looking to appoint two Teaching Associates to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on a wide range of modules offered by the Operations Management and Decision Sciences (OMDS) Division. Subjects include: Operations and Supply Chain Management, Logistics Systems, Analysis for Decision Making, Sustainable Manufacturing Systems, Project Management. You will also be expected to provide pastoral care and academic guidance to small groups of personal tutees and supervise dissertations.  

You will take a pro-active role in enhancing the School's reputation for high quality and innovative teaching. Applications are therefore invited from candidates capable of delivering an excellent student experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will hold or be close to completing, a PhD in a relevant subject area (or have equivalent experience) and have proven teaching abilities and an ability to design teaching materials to a high standard. 

These posts are fixed term for 12 months. The closing date for applications is 4 September 2017.

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