Full Professor in Management (Operations Management)

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Management

LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels.

For this post, we particularly welcome applications by women and ethnic minorities.

For legal reasons, we have to inform applicants that the minimum salary for Full Professor at the LSE is £86,195 pa inclusive. However, the salary offered for this post will be competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide.  

The Department of Management at LSE seeks to hire a Full Professor of Management for candidates working in Operations Management. You would be joining a group with strong interests in auctions and mechanism design and in internet economics, but we would welcome applicants with research interests in any area of Operations Management.

You will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.

Candidates should have a PhD in Operations Management or in a relevant related field. You will demonstrate a substantial track record of publications in top internationally-recognised journals. Specifically, we would look especially favourably at publications in any of the following journals: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Management Science, Operations Research, and Games and Economic Behavior. You will be able to demonstrate teaching excellence and experience in teaching Operations Management on undergraduate, postgraduate, or executive programmes in management. Excellent written and oral communication skills are also required, including an ability to place one's specialist work within a broader social science context.

The criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

The benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme; a research incentive scheme with personal reward options; generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement; a collegial faculty environment; and excellent support, training, and development opportunities.

The Department of Management plays a central role in the LSE, a global, single-faculty, social science university located in the heart of London. The Department’s faculty and research strength is centred in employment relations and human resource management, organisational behaviour, managerial economics and strategy, information systems and innovation, marketing, public management and governance, and operations management. The Department’s faculty members are engaged in research and scholarly activity across LSE, through research centres such as the Centre for Economic Performance, the Behavioural Research Lab, and interdisciplinary Institutes. The Department’s own portfolio of degrees includes the BSc Management, a two-year Masters in Management, and specialist one-year masters programmes. The aim of management education offered by LSE and the Department is to enable academically gifted students to boost their social science knowledge and managerial problem-solving talents so that they are well prepared to contribute to organisational success and social betterment in any place, within any sector, and at any scale.

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:  hr.jobs@lse.ac.uk, quoting the post reference number.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 29 October 2017 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

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