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Teaching Fellow/Lecturer

Operational Research

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £29,301 to £36,001
Full Time Fixed Term (5 Years)
Closing Date:  Sunday 11 June 2017
Interview Date:   Wednesday 12 July 2017
Reference:  870017PJ

Operational Research/Management Science

A 5-year fixed term joint appointment between Southampton Mathematical Sciences and Southampton Business School

Due to the recent award of a prestigious fellowship, Southampton Mathematical Sciences and Southampton Business School have an opening for one joint appointment for the post of Lecturer or Teaching Fellow in Operational Research/Management Science (OR/MS).

The appointment will be for a fixed duration of 5 years commencing on 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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

You will have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Operational Research / Management Science or a related discipline.  For either of the roles you will have skills and experience that will enable you to contribute significantly to the teaching provision of Mathematical Sciences & Southampton Business School, involving high quality delivery, and a track record of successful innovation in teaching.

At Lecturer level, you will be able to demonstrate a high-quality research track record with plans for future research activity, and you are expected to have research expertise or experience closely aligned to CORMSIS

Dutie, as determined by the Heads of the Academic Units will include teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students and supervision of MSc projects.  As part of the role, you will also be expected to support the effective management and administration within the two Academic Units.

We particularly welcome applicants with a strong analytical background.  Computational skills would be advantageous.

Interviews will be held in June 2017.  As part of the interview process, you will be invited to give a presentation which demonstrates your research profile (Lecturers only) and provide a short teaching focussed lecture.

Informal enquiries can be made at any time to: Professor Joerg Fliege via email: or Professor Tolga Bektas via email:

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 Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 870017PJ on all correspondence. 

Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder: Mathematical Sciences and S3RI


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

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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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