Senior Teaching Fellow Supply Chain and Operations Management


Location: Coventry
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 9th January 2018
Closes: 11th February 2018
Reference: 1709387

WMG is a global venture and provides innovative solutions to industry, having an international reputation supporting some of the most advanced research, development and education programmes in the world.

Underpinned by the quality of its research, WMG offers a wide range of MSc courses for full-time students and for company-based senior managers such as Airbus, AstraZeneca, GE Aviation, GlaxoSmithKline, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Network Rail, Rolls Royce, Syngenta and UTC Aerospace Systems. We have extensive collaborative partnerships around the world and teach programmes in ten international centres across Europe and the Far East.

As part of our continuing expansion and development, we are looking to strengthen our team by recruiting a Senior Teaching Fellow in Supply Chain and Operations Management. This role will teach supply chain principles with a particular focus on technology enhanced supply chains for increased integration, alongside Operations Management.

You will be involved in the design, organisation, delivery, management and administration of teaching programmes up to MSc level, in addition to the supervision of Project Students up to Doctoral level (depending on qualifications) in a multidisciplinary collaborative environment.

You should hold an Honours degree (or higher qualification) in an engineering, business or supply chain related discipline and have significant practical experience of Supply Chain and Operations Management. Knowledge and experience of specialisms within the Supply Chain such as International Transportation, Procurement, Warehousing and Inventory Management would also be advantageous. You will need to be versatile, possess excellent communication and presentation skills and be able to operate in a flexible team environment.

In return we can offer a dynamic and challenging environment at the interface with industry, and an opportunity to teach leading edge courses in the UK and overseas. You will also benefit from an attractive employment package, including a generous pension scheme, 30 days annual leave and access to other staff discount programmes.

We are committed to supporting staff to achieve their full potential. Both WMG and the University of Warwick hold Athena SWAN awards, a national initiative that recognises the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities including a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy and the childcare vouchers scheme.

WMG has engaged the services of Search Higher to manage this recruitment. If you wish to apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter directly by email to Kaye Matthews, Search Higher Recruitment Manager ( as soon as possible.

Closing date: 11 February 2018

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.