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Infrastructure & Sustainable Eng

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £39,347 to £54,395 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08 to Grade 09
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 26 April 2024
Interview Date:  Friday 24 May 2024
Reference:  0080-24
Release Date:  Tuesday 26 March 2024

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Engineering Systems and Supply Chain Management which has one of the UK’s leading faculties for Supply Chain Management teaching and research.  Part of the School of Infrastructure and Sustainable Engineering, within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, we apply an engineering perspective to Supply Chain Management, though we collaborate with colleagues across the university, including in Business and Social Sciences.

We offer a range of degrees and study modes. Our work-based and apprenticeship programmes deliver close relationships with some of the biggest names in sectors including manufacturing, automotive & 3PL, providing outstanding opportunities for collaboration.  

We are a growing, ambitious department, with an emphasis on team-working, collegiality, and making a strong, tangible contribution to the college and university with a culture in which staff and students feel supported.

The successful applicant will contribute to the Department’s research, teaching, and external engagement, including through -

  • Working on research projects and proposals, & writing up research for publication; supervising student projects; collaborating on research in and beyond the Department/School
  • Teaching/proving support to students at all levels of study, and carrying out associated processes; contributing to programme design and content; innovating in delivery and assessment; engaging with quality assurance
  • Helping students on industrial placements; delivering research impact; pursuing opportunities for industrial engagement; enhancing the University’s reputation with professional bodies 

We are looking for someone with qualifications and experience in Supply Chain Management, with expertise in resilience, sustainability or ethics being a particular advantage. You should also have the ability to work with a range of learners, including those on non-standard programmes is an important attribute, as is the desire to contribute to a positive, collegiate environment, building good relationships with students, industry partners and colleagues. 

What we offer:

  • Aston University is a dynamic and vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days of bank holiday and University closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers.
  • Great family-friendly policies.
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available.
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here.

Further details:    Job Details     University Information    
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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

We recognise the value of flexible working.  Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

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