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Lecturer in Operations Management

Department of Decision, Analytics and Risk

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,342 to £45,954 per annum
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date:   Friday 06 November 2015
Reference:  575615TR-R

Building on the success of Southampton Management School, the University of Southampton has recently launched Southampton Business School. Through major investment from the University we are beginning the implementation of an ambitious strategic plan towards growth in order to strengthen our position as a world-class business school in research, education and enterprise.

The Business School is looking to further strengthen its expertise in Operations Management. A successful applicant would be expected to contribute to the teaching of BSc and MSc programmes across the school in the area of Operations Management and related subjects. They should have a PhD or equivalent, and should be able to demonstrate a high-quality research track record, the potential to obtain research funding and have clear plans for future research activity. 

The Centre of Excellence in Decision Analytics and Risk Research (CEDARR) is a large group of highly research-active staff and around 45 PhD students. Research expertise covers a wide range of areas including Management Science, Risk, Knowledge and Information Systems Management, Operations and Project Management, and contains two internationally renowned research groups: CORMSIS ( and CRR ( The Centre boasts extensive links with industry, offering around 35 industrial placement projects per year to MSc students.

As part of a Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, Southampton Business School offers a stimulating and challenging working environment for all our staff. It is an exciting time to join the School and we are hoping to recruit an individual who will play an essential role in the School achieving its vision.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof Julia Bennell, Head of the CEDARR group, +44 (0)23 8059 5671| e-mail:

Interviews expected to be held during November.

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at  The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Maxine Parker (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3784. Please quote reference 575615TR-R on all correspondence. 

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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