Professor of Operations Management

Closing Date
WorkplaceBrighton, South East England, UK

School/department: University of Sussex Business School/Department of Management
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options are considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 9345
Salary: Competitive
Placed on: 17 March 2023
Closing date: 1 June 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 29 June 2023
Expected start date: January 2024

Job description

The Department of Management is looking to recruit a Professor of Operations Management to contribute to our research culture and teaching portfolios. We are inviting applications from candidates with research interests and expertise in operations; supply chain management; sustainability; circular economy and/or digital innovations.

The Department of Management hosts the ESRC-funded Digital Futures at Work Research Centre (Digit) that conducts research on digital working and the future of work. The Department also hosts several active research groups including the Supply Chain 4.0 group and the Future of Work hub.

The Department of Management follows research-led teaching and has a rich programme portfolio that includes the BSc in Business and Management Studies; MSc in Organisational and Occupational Psychology; MSc in Human Resource Management; MSc in Management; MSc in Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management programmes and the Sussex MBA.

We invite applications from researchers that demonstrate enthusiasm to contribute to our Department’s research culture, through publications in leading journals and research leadership, and to our taught programmes.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Frank Bond, Head of the Department of Management ( ) or Catherine Liston-Heyes, Associate Dean of Faculty & Resources, University of Sussex Business School ( ).

Please note: The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy, Inclusive Sussex , on our webpages.

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How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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

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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 230635.