Assistant Professor in Service and/or Retail Operations Management

University of Nottingham
Business School
Closing Date
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Assistant Professor in Service and/or Retail Operations Management

£36914 to £49553 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Nottingham University Business School is one of the UK’s leading Business Schools and a globally ranked centre for management education and research at one of the UK’s most successful universities. With around 140 academic staff, this dynamic Business School has a strong commitment to excellent research, teaching and learning. Our strategy of research led teaching is supported through close engagement with other Schools across the University, as well as with businesses and organisations in the public and private sector. We are embracing the contemporary challenges confronting Business Schools and Universities more broadly by, integrating sustainability issues in the curriculum and inspiring radical innovation thinking in our students. We are financially strong both as a Business School and a University. For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in Service and/or Retail Operations Management based in the Operations Management and Information Systems (OMIS) Division of Nottingham University Business School. The person appointed is expected to engage in high quality research. They must be able to make effective contributions to service and/or retail operations management teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Candidates with interests and expertise in the logistical and transportation aspects of service and retail supply chains are of particular interest.

Candidates should have a PhD (or be close to completion) in a relevant area. They should have excellent communication and presentation skills and have the ability to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in relevant areas. The ability to publish in academic research journals in relevant areas is also required. Candidates should have the ability to develop their own research area, the flexibility to collaborate with colleagues and the ability to work well in a team. They will also be required to make an appropriate contribution to administration.

This is a full-time (36.25 hours per week), permanent position.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Prof Kim Tan (Kim.Tan [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk), Prof Bart MacCarthy (bart.maccarthy [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk) or Prof Kul Pawar (kulwant.pawar [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk). Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 178965.

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