Senior Research Fellow in Operations Management

Saïd Business School, Oxford


Saïd Business School wishes to appoint an internationally leading academic in the field of Operations Management. This is a permanent, full-time faculty position based at Saïd Business School, Park End Street, Oxford.

The postholder is expected to undertake advanced research in the area of operations management and technology published to high academic standards in top tier journals; to provide leadership contributing to the direction of research within the Operations and Technology Management faculty; to supervise and mentor on research undertaken by students and early career researchers; to deliver outstanding teaching on graduate and executive education programmes, particularly on the MBA/EMBA programmes; to take part in examining and to design of the related teaching curriculum. The postholder will engage with external organisations/institutions to disseminate research and impact; to lead on grants in collaboration with academic colleagues and other partner institutions. The postholder supervise graduate students as and when requested to do so and will act in a formal administrative leadership capacity and contribute to the life of the School.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in a relevant discipline with an established substantial international academic background, committed to a programme of intellectually rigorous, up-to-date, and relevant research in the field published in top tier journals. The candidates should possess the leadership capability required to conceive, initiate and manage a significant programme of research on contemporary issues in operations management and technology, including here attracting external research support.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of and commitment to outstanding teaching in operations management and technology, both on graduate and executive education programmes, particularly MBA/EMBA. The successful candidate will possess willingness and experience of supervising and mentoring graduate, doctoral students including early career colleagues. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and management of the Technology, Operations Management and Organisation Studies (TOPOS) faculty group, Saïd Business School and the wider University.

Salary will be competitive relative to senior-level appointments in Operations and Management and proven academic distinction can be recognised by the University by the award of the title of Professor upon appointment.

Start date: 1 September 2020 or at an earlier or later date by negotiation

Applications are to be made online.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 3 April 2020.