Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management Ref 3502

School/department:  University of Sussex Business School (Management)
Hours: Full time (or part time at a minimum of 60% FTE)
Contract: Permanent 
Reference:  3502
Salary: Grade 7 starting at £35,550 to £38,833 per annum;
             Grade 8 starting from £39,992 to £47,722 per annum
             Grade 9 starting from £49,149 to £56,950 per annum.
Placed on: 23 July 2018
Closing date31 August 2018. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date:
27 September 2018  
Expected start date:
1 January 2019 or as soon as convenient


Job description

 We are interested in recruiting faculty to join a vibrant and growing group of operations and supply chain scholars. The successful applicant can come from any aspect of the operations and supply chain field but would be expected to complement our existing research expertise, specifically in empirical research.

 The group’s key research themes are:  Sustainable SCM, Supply chain risk management & resilience, project management and Supply chain innovation.

 Successful candidate will be research active academic who enjoy working in a dynamic, multidisciplinary, environment. Successful applicant will need to show promise of developing a strong research profile, evidenced by a pipeline of articles for potential publication in internationally rated journals (ABS level 3 and above). In addition to publications, successful applicant should demonstrate the capability of applying and/or securing research income.

Successful applicant need to have an enthusiasm for teaching and for collaborating with colleagues. In particular, the successful applicant is expected to develop and teach modules related to Business Analytics and Supply Chain. It is desirable for the applicant to have industry connections that can enhance the understanding of our students about the local employment scene, bringing in guest speakers for example, where appropriate.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of Department Dr Nachiappan Subramanian (N.Subramanian@sussex.ac.uk).

Download job description and person specification Ref 3502 [PDF 177.30KB].


How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to bmecrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk.

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Teaching Faculty Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.50KB].


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