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Associate Professor in Sustainable Logistics

Heriot-Watt University

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £50,132 to £58,089 (salary dependent on experience and qualifications)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th January 2019
Closes: 21st February 2019
Job Ref: IRC20993

Location: Based at Riccarton Campus in Edinburgh
Closing Date: Midnight on Thursday 21 February 2019
Interview date: April 2019

Heriot-Watt University, The Times International University of the Year 2018, has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made it one of the top UK universities for business and industry.

To celebrate our 2021 bicentenary of pioneering research, we are now looking to appoint an Associate Professor on a Teaching and Research Contract to join The Centre for Sustainable Road Freight (SRF), School of Social Sciences. You will have a proven research and teaching track record in at least one of the following: Supply chain management and logistics; Data science (including big data analytics); Computer simulation; Technology management.

Your responsibilities will include: designing, building and submitting research funding proposals and the management of allocated research projects within the Centre. As part of your role you will also design, build, deliver and assess Masters and Undergraduate level taught courses. As such it is essential that you have the experience in undergraduate or postgraduate course design, content and assessment development, and delivery.

As a successful candidate, you are expected to have a PhD in a topic related to at least one of the following: sustainability, logistics, supply chain management, computer simulation or technology management. You will have the experience of working in large research teams, writing successful research proposals and high quality papers published in high impact journals.

In return, we offer you the chance to be part of an internationally recognised Research Centre as well as competitive salary and working conditions.

Heriot Watt holds an Institutional Athena Swan Bronze Award, recognising excellence in championing employment of women in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

For more information about the role and to apply, please visit our website.

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