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Lecturer in Operational Research

Operational Research

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £33,314 to £53,353 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 16 February 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2135523PJ

We seek an outstanding candidate for a lectureship in Operational Research within the School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton.

You will be able to develop international-level research in line with the research strategies of Mathematical Sciences, and hold a PhD (or equivalent professional qualifications and experience) in Operational Research or another relevant discipline and be able to deliver quality teaching in a range of topics in Operational Research at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

In the latest 2022 QS World University Rankings, Operational Research at Southampton was ranked 7th in the UK and 34th in the world. The University of Southampton is part of the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science & Artificial Intelligence and has an ethos of promoting collaborative methodological research across disciplinary boundaries. This is exemplified by both Mathematical Sciences and Operational Research, which brings together broad groups of mathematicians who collaborate widely across the University and beyond. Operational Research has a varied set of external partners, including government agencies and departments, such as the NHS, as well as credit scoring, digital economy, energy, game theory, and transport and logistics.

You will also become a member of CORMSIS, the Centre for Operational Research, Management Science and Information Systems that bring together the Operational Research group in Mathematical Sciences and the department of Decision, Analytics and Risk in the Southampton Business School. CORMSIS is the largest OR/MS/IS groups in the UK, covering the whole spectrum of current OR/MS/IR activity from theoretical developments to problem structuring and knowledge management.

For further information about Mathematical Sciences and CORMSIS at the University of Southampton please see our web pages:

http://www.southampton.ac.uk/maths/

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/cormsis/index.page

We are open to applications from 0.8 full time equivalent to full time.  This position is a permanent post tenable from 1 June 2023 or from a mutually agreed later date, with interviews being held in May 2023. As part of the interview process candidates will be invited to give a presentation which demonstrates the research profile and provide a short teaching-focused lecture.

Potential applicants who wish to discuss this post are welcome to contact Professor Joerg Fliege (J.Fliege@southampton.ac.uk).

The School of Mathematical Sciences is committed to promoting equality and diversity and holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award demonstrating this commitment. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, or sexual orientation, and will give due consideration to applicants seeking flexible working patterns and to those who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy and onsite childcare facilities, and offers a range of benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance. The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has been awarded the Platinum EcoAward.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please contact Michelle (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 2135523PJ on all correspondence. 

 

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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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