Senior Lecturer in Operations Management

University of Kent - Kent Business School

Kent Business School is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management to support the expansion of our Medway campus.

We are looking for a dedicated scholar who is keen to make a strong contribution to teaching and research as well as our student enterprise and business engagement activities. The successful applicant will lead and contribute to the delivery of marketing modules on both our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Apart from a successful teaching record, he or she will have developed an original and productive research agenda, demonstrating the ability or clear potential to publish in internationally-ranked, peer-reviewed journals. Evidence of income generation, impactful research, scholarship, or corporate engagement is expected in the case of appointments at Senior Lecturer level.

As Senior Lecturer in Operations Management you will:

  • Deliver and contribute to the design of high-quality, demand-driven and student-centred taught programmes; as Senior Lecturer to provide academic leadership in this area
  • Engage in individual and collaborative research and scholarship leading to high-quality publications at acceptable levels of volume and academic excellence, develop income from research, enterprise, or corporate engagement individually or in collaboration with others. As Senior Lecturer, to engage in internationally excellent and/or world-leading research and scholarship, leading research, enterprise or consulting projects as well as other initiatives on behalf of the School; to generate income; and to contribute to the School’s overall strategy
  • Contribute fully to the School and University by participating in meetings, working groups, committees and other School and University activities; at Senior Lecturer level, to support the management of the School, by taking on key roles and serve on School, Faculty or University

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • PhD (or equivalent) in relevant area /near completion
  • Teaching experience in operations management
  • Relevant service to the institution, as evidenced through effective programme convenorship, successful curriculum development, substantial engagement in quality assurance and enhancement activities; leadership in institutional and/or professional accreditations; or comparable activity
  • Evidence of successful publication activity in relevant 3* or 4* rated journals
  • Proven track record of PhD supervision

Kent Business School (KBS) is one of the UK’s top 30 business schools and has the ambition to grow in both calibre and size. We are committed to developing employable graduates and informing the practice of management for a sustainable future. 

Start date for applications: 23 Aug 2017

Closing date for applications: 26 Sept 2017

Interviews are to be held: 17th October 2017

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: SS1265

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

If you are invited for an interview, we will request references for you at that stage.

Share this job
     
  Share by Email   Print this job   More sharing options
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Location(s):

South East England