Research Associate in Enterprise Systems

The University of Manchester - Management Sciences and Marketing (MSM)

Closing Date : 06/02/2018
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : 1 February 2018 to 30 September 2019
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
School/Directorate : Alliance Manchester Business School
Division : Management Sciences and Marketing (MSM)
Hours Per week : Full time
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum
Location : Sackville Street, Manchester
Job Reference : HUM-11204

The Business Informatics Group at Alliance Manchester Business School is seeking to recruit a researcher to work on the ongoing EC H2020-funded project DIGICOR in collaboration with Airbus, Comau, SingularLogic and other innovative European companies and research institutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic researcher to join our team and work independently under the general supervision of Professor Nikolay Mehandjiev, contributing to research projects and production of research outputs. The main focus of employment will be the EC-funded Integrated Project DIGICOR. On DIGICOR we are responsible for the development of a new generation of supplier contracting and coordination mechanisms and of the corresponding marketplace demonstrator and semantic descriptors.

The researchers will work on developing the conceptual and technical design of our contributions and will participate in all related project activities, including implementation, validation and dissemination. Discharging our responsibilities on the project will be the main focus of the position.

Key Requirements

Candidates should hold a PhD in a relevant subject or would have submitted their PhD thesis by the time they join us.

A clearly demonstrated ability to produce and publish research outputs is essential, together with experience in software development. 

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof Nikolay Mehandjiev, Professor of Enterprise Information Systems


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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