Monday, February 13, 2012

Job Vacancy: Professor in Management Science

JOB VACANCY: Professor / Chair in Management Science

We seek to appoint an established professor with a track record of internationally excellent research and proven teaching skills in an area that complements or overlaps with the current interests of the Department of Management Science. We are interested in candidates with expertise in any of: information systems, operations management and operational research. A competitive salary will be paid.

The Department employs about 30 established academic staff, plus research staff. It is the lead institution for NATCOR, the National Training Centre for Doctoral Studies in OR; is the admin base for the ESPRC-funded LANCS Initiative; and collaborates closely with other departments at Lancaster in the STOR-i and HighWire Doctoral Training Centres. The further details, available at the URL below, describe the Department's current activities.

Candidates should have a relevant PhD, evidence of research leadership, a publication record that demonstrates international excellence and demonstrable ability to perform at the highest level. Members of the Department are encouraged to engage with external organisations as well as conducting academic research.

Informal enquiries to:
Professor Mike Pidd
Head of The Department of Management Science
tel: +44 (0)1524 593870

To apply online and for further information, please visit the HR website, and continue to Ref:A368 (or alternatively follow the direct link:

Closing Date: March 23rd.

Lancaster University is approaching its 50th anniversary with a world-class reputation as a centre for excellence in teaching, scholarship and research. Currently ranked as a top 10 UK university and in the top 125 universities in the world, Lancaster continues to sustain its reputation for teaching and research excellence both nationally and internationally. Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is a high ranking global management school with ambitious growth plans. We are consistently ranked in the top research-led schools in Europe, the most recent Financial Times Global MBA rankings placed LUMS within the top-25 business schools in the world, and LUMS has topped the UK research rankings in business and management for nearly two decades. LUMS is triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA), and we have excellent links with business. 95% of our research is of international standing (RAE, 2008). We are seeking to recruit world-leading researchers and teachers who wish to join our large and dynamic academic community to enhance our global reputation.

Lancaster is investing in academic posts in support of our continued research excellence, delivery of high quality programmes and development of strong international alliances. For further information about Lancaster University Management School and its constituent departments, institutes and centres, please visit our website at: For information on the department please visit