Assistant Visiting Professor / Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / in Operations Management and/or Operations Research (Education and Scholarship)
University of Exeter Business School
At University of Exeter Business School we have ambitious growth plans. Over the next five years we aim to increase international student numbers by more than 500. As well as expand the programmes we offer, we plan to grow new partnerships with businesses and international institutions and boost our reputation on a global scale. The Business School's growth in teaching and research is a priority for the University and we have significant investment to expand our offering so that we can achieve excellence as one of the leading Business Schools in the UK and the World.
We are seeking to appoint either a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to a two-year fixed term, full time post to support the delivery of courses in one or more of the following areas: Operations Management and/or Operations Research. The post will include duties associated with teaching, grading, project supervision, and pastoral care of our students.
For a Senior Lecturer post you will:
Possess a depth or breadth of specialist knowledge, demonstrated by a PhD, or equivalent, relating to: Operations Management and/or Operations Research in order to teach and support learning on undergraduate and/or postgraduate modules.
Have a consistent track record of excellent teaching across a variety of modules and levels within your discipline as might be expected of a very experienced HE Teacher.
Contribute to the design, development and delivery a range of modules or programmes at various levels; applying innovative and appropriate teaching techniques; identifying sources of funding and securing funds for own scholarly activities and providing academic leadership to those working within programme areas.
Be expected to work towards Principle Fellow of the HEA and to attend formal CPD relating to this.
For a Lecturer post you will:
Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated by a PhD (or nearing completion) relating to Operations Management and/or Operations Research;
Use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students;
Participate in and develop external networks, for example, to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities;
Will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond their own teaching;
Be expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this.
What we can offer you:
Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines;
Support teams that understand the University wide teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly;
An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development;
Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career;
A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon.
Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City. In 2019, Devon was voted as having the best quality of life of anywhere in England and Wales, making it a popular choice for both work and study.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter
With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
41 days leave per year
options for flexible working
numerous discounts at leading retailers
onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Professor Stephen Disney, Head of Science, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, , via telephone (01326 725968) or email (email@example.com).
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary for a Lecturer will be from £35,845 up to £46,718 on Grade (F), depending on qualifications and experience. For a Senior Lecturer, the starting salary will be from £45,361 up to £59,135 on Grade (G)