Global Chair in Operations and Supply Chain Management (Industry 4.0)

Ref: 3886/8

University of Lincoln


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Role Managed by:

Beth Hayden

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6235


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 04/03/2019

Formal Interview Date: 30th April and 1st May

As a TEF-Gold rated institution, the University of Lincoln is ranked 22nd in the UK in the Guardian University Guide and 42nd in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. As part of a Global Chairs campaign, and to invest further in research leadership where we know we can make a significant difference, the University now seeks to appoint a Global Chair in Operations and Supply Chain Management (Industry 4.0) as part of its Global Chairs Campaign.

Suitable candidates will possess significant academic standing and accomplishment in the field, as well as the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to make a real impact in building and advancing research activity at the University in this area. The postholder will build on and enhance existing strengths, respond to industrial digitisation challenges and complement activity in the field of logistics globally.

We understand that research is at the heart of what it means to be a university. We are proud to be home to world-class researchers who are making significant contributions to their subject areas. This was reflected in the latest Research Excellence Framework, where more than half of the University’s research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.

We are a fast-growing university, where staff and students work collaboratively on pioneering research that makes a tangible difference to people’s lives. Our researchers are tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems, from the fight against drug-resistant bacteria to mitigating the impact of climate change.

Lincoln International Business School is culturally diverse, internationally minded, and committed to providing an educational experience that enhances careers. It is ambitious, and determined to make a difference to society through innovative approaches to research and education. The Marketing and Supply Chain Research Group (MaSC) is concerned with the development of knowledge which supports value creation for market, chain and network stakeholders. Our research concerns value chains (supplier, customer and consumer) and the building of social and resource sustainability within a network context

The University has engaged Perrett Laver to support the University in this appointment process and further information can be downloaded from our website at For informal enquiries about the role, please email Beth Hayden at, quoting reference number 3886/8.

Applications should consist of a letter of application together with a curriculum vitae and a publications list.

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