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Lecturer in Supply Chain Management

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About the Role

The School of Business and Management (SBM) seeks to recruit two outstanding researchers and teachers to a Lecturer in Supply Chain Management. The School’s Department of Business Analytics and Applied Economics (BAAE) welcomes applications from scholars focused on quantitative research in data science, economics, and operational research. In this age of digital innovation and technological, economic and environmental change, SBM prepares undergraduate and postgraduate students to engage with change and help build a better future. This post offers an opportunity to shape the school’s intellectual agenda in supply chain management in a rapidly growing and distinctive management School.

The role of Lecturer in Supply Chain Management in the Department of Business Analytics and Applied Economics (BAAE) includes both teaching and research objectives: (i) to make important research contributions to the field; (ii) to advance the research subject through publications; (iii) to deliver quality teaching including making innovations in key aspects of teaching and learning; (iv) to contribute to the administration of the Department/School; (v) to maximize opportunities for public engagement in the subject.

About You

Candidates will have completed a PhD and will need to demonstrate potential to publish at national and international level. Applicants will be expected to show how their research interests complement those within the Department or School, and how they can contribute to the development of teaching of quantitative topics within our MSc and undergraduate programmes where we use Python and R (or Stata) for data-intensive modules. Whilst we welcome applications from all areas of the discipline, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in (but are not limited to) Operational Research, Game Theory, Business Analytics, and Data Science with applications in supply chain management and strategy, inventory management, quality management, production planning and control, sustainability, demand forecasting, and pricing. The School is strongly committed to the development of all its staff, and we will ensure that the successful candidate has the opportunity to develop their teaching, research and administrative skills.

About the School of Business and Management, and the Department of Business Analytics and Applied Economics

The School of Business and Management is one of the eight schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The School has been undergoing a period of rapid growth, doubling our number of academic staff over the last five years. We presently have 121 academic staff and a large team of Teaching Fellows and TAs. We have over 2,000 undergraduate business studies students and, at the post-graduate level, approximately 1,000 MSc students and a well-established doctoral programme of around 80 students.

SBM’s core purpose is to promote social justice, sustainability and good governance in the management of private, public and voluntary organisations through our research and education. We are a distinctive School that takes a humanities and social science-led approach to our scholarship, including interdisciplinarity and are now the largest school within QMUL’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, with its traditional strengths as a site of critical thinking in the humanities, law, history, geography and politics.

The Department of Business Analytics and Applied Economics focuses on solutions to technological, social and environmental challenges through data analysis. Our core value is collegiality. Departmental colleagues are committed to collective excellence in teaching and research in Business Analytics and Applied Economics and respect each other’s abilities to work toward that purpose. The Department is research-led, and we publish in peer reviewed journals and monographs of leading university presses. Our research addresses the needs of practitioners across industry and government by applying cutting-edge research methods, focusing on significant technological, social and environmental challenges. Drawing on this work, research-led teaching equips students to respond to challenges on the basis of careful analysis and the application of sound methods and processes. The Department is introducing and growing a range of innovative, exciting new degrees and is seeking colleagues who can contribute to the further development of these degrees.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days of paid leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time, permanent appointment, with a start date as soon as feasible for the successful candidate. The starting salary will be Grade 5/6 for lecturer, range is £49,785 – £58,595 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

How to Apply

Your application should include:

· a focused CV of no more than five pages, to include up to one page of evidence of teaching quality (for example recent evaluations and teaching awards or other recognition),

· a brief (1-2 page) outline of your research plans for the next three years.

Please do not send research papers or certificates with your application as these will be requested at a later stage in the process. Applications that do not follow these requirements may be rejected.

As part of the selection process, you will be asked to present to members of the Department of Business Analytics and Applied Economics (BAAE) on your research and teaching.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

We particularly welcome applications from women and LGBTQ+, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic applicants who are currently under-represented in the School at this level.

Enquiries can be addressed to Professor Brigitte Granville, Head of Department of Business Analytics and Applied Economics and Professor of International Economics and Economic Policy; [email protected]

Information about the School can be found at and about the Department of Business Analytics and Applied Economics at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button.

The closing date for applications is 19 September 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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