About the Role
We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor with an academic or professional track-record in the field of Supply Chain and Operations Management. You will join our Supply Chain & Trade Discipline Group focussed on delivering a broad range of high quality of teaching in the areas of supply chain, operations and international trade. The successful candidate will hold significant professional or academic experience of Supply Chain and Operations Management. Experience of topics such as sustainable supply chain management, the circular economy, logistics and operations management, supply chain digitisation and data analytics would be advantageous.
We will consider applications for employment on a part-time or other flexible working basis, even where a position is advertised as full-time, unless there are operational or other objective reasons why it is not possible to do so.
For roles at Assistant Professor level the successful candidate will hold a doctorate, or equivalent professional qualification alongside a postgraduate degree, and have experience of teaching in a higher education context.
This role is on the University of Warwick Teaching Career Pathway, providing opportunities for advancement up to and including Professor level. This is an education focussed appointment and we are looking for candidates who can demonstrate experience of teaching in higher education and a passion for impactful education and positive student outcomes.
NB: Candidates with a track record in research outputs but limited educational experience are unlikely to be shortlisted for this role.
For further information regarding the skills required for this role please see the personal specification section of the attached job description.
About the Department
WMG is the largest department at the University of Warwick with over 800 staff, world renowned for providing innovative solutions to industry through its research, development and education programmes. Our industry focussed education portfolio includes nearly 3,000 students studying management, technology and applied engineering subjects, at postgraduate and undergraduate level. We have high expectations for our teaching and our courses are regularly ranked top in the UK and amongst the leading courses in their field in the world.
At WMG we are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. We currently hold the Athena SWAN Silver Award and the University of Warwick holds an Institutional Silver Award: a national initiative that recognizes the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia.
For further information about WMG, please visit our website.
For further information on the WMG centre High Value Manufacturing Catapult, please see our website.
Further information about the Energy Innovation Centre can be found here.
We believe there should be no barriers to continuing education, and we strive to ensure that the future workforce has the skills they need to become the UK’s upcoming engineers and inventors.
Our unique approach to undergraduate education enables full-time students, Higher Apprentices, and full-time employees to gain an engineering degree.
Our teaching staff deliver educational programmes not just at Warwick, but internationally, and the knowledge we can leverage from our research excellence enables our students to reach their highest possible standards.
Full details of our range of undergraduate and Degree Apprenticeships can be found here.
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About the University
Born in the 60s with a mindset of boldness, imagination and collaboration, the University of Warwick is a world-leading research-intensive university with the highest academic and research standards. We’re one of the world’s top universities, ranked 67th in the world and 10th in the UK*, with 92% of our research assessed to be ‘world leading or internationally excellent’**.
You’ll be joining a diverse, innovative and globally connected community committed to igniting real world progress. Here at Warwick, we offer you opportunities to follow your ambitions as long as you bring the energy and determination to succeed.
*QS World University Rankings 2024
** Research Excellence Framework 2021
To find out more about us visit our website.
How to Apply
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