Senior Lecturer in Operations Management
Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences
Company: Middlesex University
Starting Salary: £45,830 to £52,692 per annum
Grade: Grade 8
Contract Type: Permanent
Date Posted: Thursday 13 January 2022
Closing Date: Sunday 13 February 2022
Job Details: Job Description
The Department of Management, Leadership and Organization is the biggest
department in the Faculty of Business & Law. We are passionate about teaching,
research and practice, and deliver a range of face-to-face and online
The Department has recently embarked on a major transformation, including an
ambitious plan to renew our existing programme portfolio whilst developing new
and innovative programmes. As part of this transformation, we are looking to
make new appointments in the areas of Strategic Management, Operations
Management, Digital Business and Entrepreneurship & Sustainability (please
see Middlesex University website for more details).
This is an exciting opportunity for talented individuals to make a direct
contribution to our next stage in development and help us to keep building an
exceptional learning environment, fit for the 21st century. The jobs combine
Learning & Teaching with research endeavours and Knowledge Transfer to
strengthen the School's research-teaching nexus and Knowledge Transfer for the
benefit of students, School, University and the wider community.
We support a personalised hands-on approach to Learning & Teaching and
interactive learning empowering students to develop skills for their future
and get ready for success in a changing world. We welcome applications from
challenge-seeking academics, looking for an innovative context and seeking to
make their mark in a dynamic environment.
You must be flexible, creative, innovative, ambitious for yourself, your
colleagues and above all committed to your students. We have a uniquely
diverse student base, so our tutors must be culturally aware and able to
engage with such a demanding group. You will engage in self-directed
scholarship to ensure that your Learning & Teaching reflects current thinking
and practice. You will be willing to undertake administrative
responsibilities, subject to operational needs.
You will bring:
•A demonstrable specialism in the specified area and the ability and
willingness to work across the wider subject domain.
•An enthusiasm for Learning & Teaching, and the skills to share your expertise
in innovative ways to engage and motivate learners.
•A commitment to scholarship to inform curriculum development and delivery.
•Either a track record of research outputs or evidence of substantial,
successful professional practice.
•Cultural sensitivity and a commitment to equality and inclusion.
•Personal values that align with our commitment to social impact.
To find out more about the job and apply, please visit the Middlesex
University website. University/ Faculty Middlesex is ranked 90th worldwide in
the 2020 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings of institutions 50
years old and less - the 2nd highest position of any university in the UK. In
the last five years Middlesex has steadily climbed the international research
rankings; it currently ranks #198 world-wide in the Business & Economics
discipline in the US News ranking of Global universities.
In October 2018, Middlesex was the first university to receive UK Investor in
Equality and Diversity Charter Mark. At Middlesex, learning from our
diversity, teamwork, and collegiality are considered as important as
individual excellence. Middlesex University's Faculty of Business & Law offers
a broad portfolio of programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral
levels including several degree apprenticeships, supportive research culture
and infrastructure, and maintains a number of successful academic partnerships
in the UK and internationally.
If you wish to discuss the job in further detail please contact the Acting
Head of Department, Dr Hong Woo (H.Woo@mdx.ac.uk).
We value diversity and strive to create a fairer, more equitable work
environment for our staff and students.
We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible
working arrangements, staff diversity networks, campus facilities and services
to support staff from different backgrounds.