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Associate Professor in Behavioural Operations Management

Department of Decision, Analytics and Risk

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £47,328 to £59,486 per annum
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 23 October 2015
Reference:  639415TR

The Business School is looking to support its growth with greater teaching capacity in Operations Management, Risk Management and Project Management. A successful applicant would be expected to contribute to the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes on modules under the remit of CEDARR, in particular the MSc’s in International Management, Risk Management and Project Management.

The Business School is looking to further strengthen its expertise in Operations Management, and welcomes strong applicants from experienced academics reading to take up a role as Associate Professor. A successful applicant would be expected to contribute to the teaching of BSc, MSc and MBA programmes across the school in the area of Operations Management and related subjects.

The successful applicant would be expected to contribute to the research activity of the School: you should have a PhD or equivalent, and should be able to demonstrate a high-quality research track record, the ability 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:

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 639415TR on all correspondence. 

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

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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