Lecturer in Supply Chain Management

University of Stirling

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Post Details

Full time
Open ended

Appointment will be made at either grade 7 or grade 8, depending on level of skills and experience:
Grade 7: £37,099 – £44,263 p.a or
Grade 8: £45,585 – £54,395 p.a.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 28 March 2024.
Interviews are expected to take place in April 2024.

There is an expectation that work will be undertaken in the UK.

For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a postdoctoral role under SOC code 2311.

The University of Stirling recognises that a diverse workforce benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers and welcome applications from those who would contribute to further diversification of our staff and ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is woven into the substance of the role. We strongly encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds including gender, identity, race, age, class, and ethnicity.

The Post

Over the past few years the Marketing and Retail Division has seen its student body grow rapidly, as a consequence we are now seeking to strengthen our key areas of research and teaching competence. These are:

  • Consumer Research (including consumer behaviour, branding and marketing management);
  • Transformative Technologies (including digital and marketing analytics);
  • Retailing and Supply Chain (including channel management, omni-channel delivery, relationship marketing and sustainability).

The main duties associated with this post are as follows:

  • Deliver research of high quality and publish in internationally recognised journals in the area of Marketing.
  • Provide innovative teaching and module leadership in the area of Marketing across a range of postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.
  • Apply for external research funding and develop academic and other stakeholder community networks to build an international profile.
  • Contribute to the delivery of the Schools international partnerships and collaborations.
  • Engage in knowledge exchange activities with non-academic stakeholders
  • Contribute to the reputation and successful operation and growth of the Division and School.

In addition, individuals may be required to travel and work overseas as part of their academic duties.

Applicants must meet all essential criteria. They are invited to submit a CV and cover letter which highlights and illustrate how they meet essential and desirable criteria. We ask that candidate clearly specify for what level they are applying.

Any informal enquires related to this post can be directed to Dr Mona Moufahim ([email protected] ).

Description of Duties

Grade 7

  • Contribute to the design, delivery, assessment and evaluation of a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including online/digital programmes, where required
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the quality of teaching provision and programme development, drawing on leading practices from the HE sector
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as key contributions to high quality student learning
  • Contribute to enhancement of the student experience and employability
  • Engage in individual and collaborative pedagogical research and scholarly activity, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, and disseminate results through regular publication in a manner appropriate to the work
  • Independently, and in collaboration with colleagues, contribute to bids for external funding/income for scholarship activities
  • Participate in the Faculty’s international engagement activities as required e.g delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students
  • Participate in, and develop, networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/Faculty/University
  • Participate in the administrative processes of the Division/Faculty/University including committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
  • Evaluate own practice, continue to maintain professional practice and undertake continuous  professional development appropriate to the role
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post

Grade 8

  • Design, deliver, assess and evaluate a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate, postgraduate including online/digital programmes, where required
  • Contribute to curriculum review and enhancement, in a manner that supports student learning and is underpinned by evidence based scholarly activity
  • Enhance the quality of teaching provision and programme development, drawing on leading practices from the HE sector
  • Develop and apply new, effective and appropriate teaching and learning techniques and material, which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • Contribute to enhancement of the student experience and employability
  • Mentor students and staff as required, providing direction, support and guidance
  • Engage in individual and collaborative pedagogical research and scholarly activity, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, and disseminate results through regular publication in a manner appropriate to the work
  • Independently, and in collaboration with colleagues, contribute to attract external funding/income for scholarship activities
  • Work to influence the higher education agenda in a specific disciplinary area or teaching and learning more generally
  • Participate in the Faculty’s international engagement activities as required e.g. delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students
  • Lead, participate and develop networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/Faculty/University
  • Participate in the administrative processes of the Division/Faculty/University including  committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
  • Evaluate own practice, continue to maintain professional practice and undertake continuous professional development appropriate to the role
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post

Essential Criteria

Grade 7

Qualifications

  • Completed or expected completion of PhD / DBA / DMan or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Individuals close to completion will be expected to have submitted within six months of their appointment

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • The successful applicant may be expected to have knowledge of or experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Supply Chain Management and the Circular Economy
    • Marketing Strategy (Theory and Application)
    • Retail (including Branding & Brand Strategy)
    • Logistics, Procurement and Relationship Marketing
  • Experience or knowledge to design, deliver, assess and evaluate modules in the subject area
  • Demonstrate an understanding of or provide evidence of developing effective approaches to teaching and learning, student support and guidance
  • Experience or knowledge of approaches to enhance the student experience
  • Clear plans for future scholarship activities

Grade 8

Qualifications

  • PhD / DBA / DMan or equivalent in a relevant discipline

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • The successful applicant may be expected to have knowledge of or experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Supply Chain Management and the Circular Economy
    • Marketing Strategy (Theory and Application)
    • Retail (including Branding & Brand Strategy)
    • Logistics, Procurement and Relationship Marketing
  • Experience of designing and delivering excellent learning activities and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level preferably including online/digital programmes
  • Evidence of developing effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance
  • Experience or knowledge of approaches to enhance the student experience 
  • Evidence of engaging in networks, locally, nationally and internationally 

Desirable Criteria

Grade 7

Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding or working towards Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA) 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of the ability to deliver excellent learning and teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level including online/digital delivery
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Evidence of developing a high quality publication record in general or subject specific pedagogical work
  • Evidence of developing teaching and scholarship proposals to bid for external funding
  • Credible plans  for  the  active  pursuit  of  external  funding for  pedagogic research and  scholarship activities
  • Evidence of a basic knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework

Grade 8

Qualifications 

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding or working towards Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA) 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of successful incorporation of subject and pedagogic research and/or scholarship within design and delivery of learning activities and programme development as part of an integrated approach to academic practice
  • Evidence of programme innovation and development 
  • Evidence of knowledge to support international activities 
  • A track record of quality general or subject specific pedagogical work published in appropriate outlets/media
  • A record of involvement in developing teaching and scholarship proposals to bid for external funding
  • Evidence of good knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework 

Behaviours and Competencies

The role holder will be required to evidence that they can meet the qualities associated with the following behavioural competencies, as detailed within the AUA Competency Framework.

  • Managing self and personal skills
    Being aware of your own behaviour and mindful of how it impacts on others, enhancing personal skills to adapt professional practice accordingly.
  • Delivering excellent service
    Providing the best quality service to external and internal clients. Building genuine and open long-term relationships in order to drive up service standards.
  • Finding solutions
    Taking a holistic view and working enthusiastically to analyse problems and to develop workable solutions. Identifying opportunities for innovation.
  • Embracing change
    Being open to and engaging with new ideas and ways of working. Adjusting to unfamiliar situations, shifting demands and changing roles.
  • Using resources effectively
    Identifying and making the most productive use of resources including people, time, information, networks and budgets.
  • Engaging with the wider context
    Enhancing your contribution to the organisation through an understanding of the bigger picture and showing commitment to organisational values.
  • Developing self and others
    Showing commitment to own ongoing professional development. Supporting and encouraging others to develop their professional knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to reach their full potential.
  • Working together
    Working collaboratively with others in order to achieve objectives. Recognising and valuing the different contributions people bring to this process.
  • Achieving Results
    Consistently meeting agreed objectives and success criteria. Taking personal responsibility for getting things done.
  • About Us

    Marketing & Retail at Stirling

    In line with Stirling Management School’s vision, the Marketing and Retail Division seeks to be recognised as an exceptional place for research and teaching. Its portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes reflects contemporary marketing needs while its research activities are recognised internationally.

    In the Guardian UK University Rankings 2023, Marketing was ranked No.2 Overall in the UK out of 107 institutions. In the same survey, Marketing was also ranked No.1 in the UK for both Course Satisfaction and Teaching Satisfaction. In the latest National Student Survey rankings, Stirling was ranked No.1 in Scotland.

    The University

    The University of Stirling is committed to providing education with a purpose and carrying out research which has a positive impact on communities across the globe – addressing real issues, providing solutions, and helping to shape society. Stirling is 4th in Scotland and 43rd in the UK for research impact, with 87% of its research having an outstanding or very considerable impact on society – and more than 80% rated either world leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021).

    The University of Stirling is ranked among the top 30 UK universities for student satisfaction (National Student Survey) and top 30 in the UK for postgraduate student experience (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey), and has an overall five-star rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.

    More than 17,000 students study with the University of Stirling globally, with over 140 nationalities represented on its scenic central Scotland campus alone. The University – also home to 1,700 staff – is ranked first in the UK and top three in the world for its campus environment (International Student Barometer 2022, wave two). Ranked first in the UK and top five in the world for its sports facilities (International Student Barometer 2022, wave two), Stirling is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence. Its world-class facilities provide the perfect training environment for the University’s sports scholars – many of whom compete at the highest level, including at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games – and for students, staff, and the wider community.

    The University has twice been recognised with a Queen’s Anniversary Prize – the first for its Institute for Social Marketing and Health (2014) and the second for its Institute of Aquaculture (2019).

    The University is a signatory to the £214 million Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal and a central partner of the Forth Valley University College Health Partnership.
    www.stir.ac.uk  @stiruni

    Job number

    FAC01778
    Contract Type

    Open Ended
    Posting End Date

    28-Mar-2024
    Location:

    Stirling Campus
    Grade

    Grade8 £45,585-£54,395 p.a.
    Faculty/Service

    Stirling Management School

    Post Details

    Full time
    Open ended

    Appointment will be made at either grade 7 or grade 8, depending on level of skills and experience:
    Grade 7: £37,099 – £44,263 p.a or
    Grade 8: £45,585 – £54,395 p.a.

    The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 28 March 2024.
    Interviews are expected to take place in April 2024.

    There is an expectation that work will be undertaken in the UK.

    For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a postdoctoral role under SOC code 2311.

    The University of Stirling recognises that a diverse workforce benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers and welcome applications from those who would contribute to further diversification of our staff and ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is woven into the substance of the role. We strongly encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds including gender, identity, race, age, class, and ethnicity.

    The Post

    Over the past few years the Marketing and Retail Division has seen its student body grow rapidly, as a consequence we are now seeking to strengthen our key areas of research and teaching competence. These are:

    • Consumer Research (including consumer behaviour, branding and marketing management);
    • Transformative Technologies (including digital and marketing analytics);
    • Retailing and Supply Chain (including channel management, omni-channel delivery, relationship marketing and sustainability).

    The main duties associated with this post are as follows:

    • Deliver research of high quality and publish in internationally recognised journals in the area of Marketing.
    • Provide innovative teaching and module leadership in the area of Marketing across a range of postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.
    • Apply for external research funding and develop academic and other stakeholder community networks to build an international profile.
    • Contribute to the delivery of the Schools international partnerships and collaborations.
    • Engage in knowledge exchange activities with non-academic stakeholders
    • Contribute to the reputation and successful operation and growth of the Division and School.

    In addition, individuals may be required to travel and work overseas as part of their academic duties.

    Applicants must meet all essential criteria. They are invited to submit a CV and cover letter which highlights and illustrate how they meet essential and desirable criteria. We ask that candidate clearly specify for what level they are applying.

    Any informal enquires related to this post can be directed to Dr Mona Moufahim ([email protected] ).

    Description of Duties

    Grade 7

    • Contribute to the design, delivery, assessment and evaluation of a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including online/digital programmes, where required
    • Contribute to the enhancement of the quality of teaching provision and programme development, drawing on leading practices from the HE sector
    • Demonstrate a broad understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as key contributions to high quality student learning
    • Contribute to enhancement of the student experience and employability
    • Engage in individual and collaborative pedagogical research and scholarly activity, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, and disseminate results through regular publication in a manner appropriate to the work
    • Independently, and in collaboration with colleagues, contribute to bids for external funding/income for scholarship activities
    • Participate in the Faculty’s international engagement activities as required e.g delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students
    • Participate in, and develop, networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/Faculty/University
    • Participate in the administrative processes of the Division/Faculty/University including committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
    • Evaluate own practice, continue to maintain professional practice and undertake continuous  professional development appropriate to the role
    • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post

    Grade 8

    • Design, deliver, assess and evaluate a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate, postgraduate including online/digital programmes, where required
    • Contribute to curriculum review and enhancement, in a manner that supports student learning and is underpinned by evidence based scholarly activity
    • Enhance the quality of teaching provision and programme development, drawing on leading practices from the HE sector
    • Develop and apply new, effective and appropriate teaching and learning techniques and material, which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
    • Contribute to enhancement of the student experience and employability
    • Mentor students and staff as required, providing direction, support and guidance
    • Engage in individual and collaborative pedagogical research and scholarly activity, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, and disseminate results through regular publication in a manner appropriate to the work
    • Independently, and in collaboration with colleagues, contribute to attract external funding/income for scholarship activities
    • Work to influence the higher education agenda in a specific disciplinary area or teaching and learning more generally
    • Participate in the Faculty’s international engagement activities as required e.g. delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students
    • Lead, participate and develop networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/Faculty/University
    • Participate in the administrative processes of the Division/Faculty/University including  committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
    • Evaluate own practice, continue to maintain professional practice and undertake continuous professional development appropriate to the role
    • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post

    Essential Criteria

    Grade 7

    Qualifications

    • Completed or expected completion of PhD / DBA / DMan or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Individuals close to completion will be expected to have submitted within six months of their appointment

    Knowledge, Skills & Experience

    • The successful applicant may be expected to have knowledge of or experience in one or more of the following areas:
      • Supply Chain Management and the Circular Economy
      • Marketing Strategy (Theory and Application)
      • Retail (including Branding & Brand Strategy)
      • Logistics, Procurement and Relationship Marketing
    • Experience or knowledge to design, deliver, assess and evaluate modules in the subject area
    • Demonstrate an understanding of or provide evidence of developing effective approaches to teaching and learning, student support and guidance
    • Experience or knowledge of approaches to enhance the student experience
    • Clear plans for future scholarship activities

    Grade 8

    Qualifications

    • PhD / DBA / DMan or equivalent in a relevant discipline

    Knowledge, Skills & Experience

    • The successful applicant may be expected to have knowledge of or experience in one or more of the following areas:
      • Supply Chain Management and the Circular Economy
      • Marketing Strategy (Theory and Application)
      • Retail (including Branding & Brand Strategy)
      • Logistics, Procurement and Relationship Marketing
    • Experience of designing and delivering excellent learning activities and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level preferably including online/digital programmes
    • Evidence of developing effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance
    • Experience or knowledge of approaches to enhance the student experience 
    • Evidence of engaging in networks, locally, nationally and internationally 

    Desirable Criteria

    Grade 7

    Qualifications

    • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding or working towards Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA) 

    Knowledge, Skills & Experience

    • Evidence of the ability to deliver excellent learning and teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level including online/digital delivery
    • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
    • Evidence of developing a high quality publication record in general or subject specific pedagogical work
    • Evidence of developing teaching and scholarship proposals to bid for external funding
    • Credible plans  for  the  active  pursuit  of  external  funding for  pedagogic research and  scholarship activities
    • Evidence of a basic knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework

    Grade 8

    Qualifications 

    • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and/or holding or working towards Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA) 

    Knowledge, Skills & Experience

    • Evidence of successful incorporation of subject and pedagogic research and/or scholarship within design and delivery of learning activities and programme development as part of an integrated approach to academic practice
    • Evidence of programme innovation and development 
    • Evidence of knowledge to support international activities 
    • A track record of quality general or subject specific pedagogical work published in appropriate outlets/media
    • A record of involvement in developing teaching and scholarship proposals to bid for external funding
    • Evidence of good knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework 

    Behaviours and Competencies

    The role holder will be required to evidence that they can meet the qualities associated with the following behavioural competencies, as detailed within the AUA Competency Framework.

  • Managing self and personal skills
    Being aware of your own behaviour and mindful of how it impacts on others, enhancing personal skills to adapt professional practice accordingly.
  • Delivering excellent service
    Providing the best quality service to external and internal clients. Building genuine and open long-term relationships in order to drive up service standards.
  • Finding solutions
    Taking a holistic view and working enthusiastically to analyse problems and to develop workable solutions. Identifying opportunities for innovation.
  • Embracing change
    Being open to and engaging with new ideas and ways of working. Adjusting to unfamiliar situations, shifting demands and changing roles.
  • Using resources effectively
    Identifying and making the most productive use of resources including people, time, information, networks and budgets.
  • Engaging with the wider context
    Enhancing your contribution to the organisation through an understanding of the bigger picture and showing commitment to organisational values.
  • Developing self and others
    Showing commitment to own ongoing professional development. Supporting and encouraging others to develop their professional knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to reach their full potential.
  • Working together
    Working collaboratively with others in order to achieve objectives. Recognising and valuing the different contributions people bring to this process.
  • Achieving Results
    Consistently meeting agreed objectives and success criteria. Taking personal responsibility for getting things done.
  • About Us

    Marketing & Retail at Stirling

    In line with Stirling Management School’s vision, the Marketing and Retail Division seeks to be recognised as an exceptional place for research and teaching. Its portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes reflects contemporary marketing needs while its research activities are recognised internationally.

    In the Guardian UK University Rankings 2023, Marketing was ranked No.2 Overall in the UK out of 107 institutions. In the same survey, Marketing was also ranked No.1 in the UK for both Course Satisfaction and Teaching Satisfaction. In the latest National Student Survey rankings, Stirling was ranked No.1 in Scotland.

    The University

    The University of Stirling is committed to providing education with a purpose and carrying out research which has a positive impact on communities across the globe – addressing real issues, providing solutions, and helping to shape society. Stirling is 4th in Scotland and 43rd in the UK for research impact, with 87% of its research having an outstanding or very considerable impact on society – and more than 80% rated either world leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2021).

    The University of Stirling is ranked among the top 30 UK universities for student satisfaction (National Student Survey) and top 30 in the UK for postgraduate student experience (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey), and has an overall five-star rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.

    More than 17,000 students study with the University of Stirling globally, with over 140 nationalities represented on its scenic central Scotland campus alone. The University – also home to 1,700 staff – is ranked first in the UK and top three in the world for its campus environment (International Student Barometer 2022, wave two). Ranked first in the UK and top five in the world for its sports facilities (International Student Barometer 2022, wave two), Stirling is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence. Its world-class facilities provide the perfect training environment for the University’s sports scholars – many of whom compete at the highest level, including at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games – and for students, staff, and the wider community.

    The University has twice been recognised with a Queen’s Anniversary Prize – the first for its Institute for Social Marketing and Health (2014) and the second for its Institute of Aquaculture (2019).

    The University is a signatory to the £214 million Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal and a central partner of the Forth Valley University College Health Partnership.
    www.stir.ac.uk  @stiruni

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