Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Cranfield University - School of Management

Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group

Fixed Term contract for 24 months (with a possible option to extend for one more year)

£41,770 to £46,560 per annum (with additional performance related pay up to £58,200 per annum)

Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Cranfield School of Management (SOM) has long been recognised as one of the most established and prestigious business schools in the UK, with 50 years’ experience of educating business leaders. SOM is a Financial Times top 40 school and is triple accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. It is known for its excellence in leadership development, its deep-rooted relationships with organisations of all kinds, and its focus on transforming learning and research into improved management practice.

SOM has a strong tradition in Logistics & Supply Chain Management. The Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group is the largest Group within SOM in terms of staff members and one of the largest faculty groups in Europe in logistics, procurement and supply chain management. The MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management is one of the oldest Master programmes of its kind in the world. We have successfully launched an MSc in Procurement and Supply Chain Management (2016) and a new MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management programme at Oman (2017).

We also run executive programmes in logistics, procurement and supply chain management and we are now looking to appoint a new academic member to support our growth.

Members of the Group are research active and their research interests include, inter alia, marketing logistics, inventory management, risk and resilience, reverse logistics, procurement, food and retail supply chains, agile supply chains, collaboration and relationships, sustainability, simulation and modelling, manufacturing supply chain. The members are publishing in top ranked journals and are developing their international thought leadership profiles. We are also very successful in research and consulting income generation.

The post involves a mixture of teaching and research activity. Reporting to the Head of the Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group, you will already have a Doctorate (or be close to completion) in logistics, supply chain management or a related field.

You must also have a growing track record in teaching ideally in both graduate and executive education and you will have at least a developing portfolio with papers for submission to high-quality journals.

This appointment will be initially for two years with a possible option to be extended for one more year. This academic member will contribute to our activities including the delivery of teaching in the UK and overseas.

We welcome applications from individuals across the logistics and supply chain management field. We are particularly interested for applicants with expertise in manufacturing supply chains, supply chain finance, warehouse design and supply chain analytics.

Cranfield values industrial experience and candidates who have practical experience of working in logistics and supply chain management are welcomed to apply.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Michael Bourlakis, Head of the Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management Group (email: m.bourlakis@cranfield.ac.uk; phone: +44 (0) 1234758561).

Apply online now at www.cranfield.ac.uk/hr or contact us for further details on E:hr@cranfield.ac.uk or T: +44 (0)1234 750111 ext  2349. For any enquiries, please quote reference number 2611.

Closing date for receipt of applications:   3 April 2018


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