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Position at Edinburgh University

  • 1.  Position at Edinburgh University

    Posted 05-12-2022 12:26

    University of Edinburgh Business School

    Senior Lecturer/Lecturer of Services Management

    Strategy Group          

    The Opportunity

    We are looking to appoint a Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Service Management. The post-holder will also be a core member of the thriving Centre for Service Excellence (CenSE), which leads the service management research and engagement work in the School. Specifically we are looking for candidates with a strong research profile and the skills appropriate to the delivery of courses in the field of service management. The candidate can have expertise/experience in either public and/or private sector service management.  This is an opportunity to join a strong academic group with a track record of publishing in the field's very best journals and delivering excellent teaching. You would be joining a triple-accredited Business School in one of the world's top 20 universities.

    The Strategy Group studies contemporary issues of societal and organisational importance at the local, national, and global levels. Members of the group draw on a wide range of social science theories and empirical contexts. The group possesses research expertise across public, private, and third sector organisations with knowledge production organised around five distinct themes:

    1. Strategic Change and Leadership
    2. Organisations and society
    3. Global/International Strategy
    4. Services Management
    5. Creative Industries

     More details of the research carried out in these themes can be found at: www.business-school.ed.ac.uk/research/areas/strategy.

    The Group is highly collegial and comprises the following academics: Samer Abdelnour, Kenneth Amaeshi, John Amis, Katherine Aulton, Chris Carr, Chris Carter, Ian Clarke, Maria Cucciniello, Corentin Curchod, Giovanni Formilan, Royston Greenwood (Fractional appointment), Candace Jones, Ron Kerr, Marc Krautzberger, Winston Kwon, Ling Liu, Stephen Osborne, Xiaobai Shen, Andrea Wessendorf & Rick Woodward. Members of the Group publish in, edit, and serve as editorial board members of some of the field's leading journals including Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Business History, Human Relations, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Organizational Research Methods and Public Administration Review. 

    Your skills and attributes for success:

    • PhD in Service Management or a related discipline
    • Clear record that supports an ability to publish in leading journals
    • A commitment to excellence in the classroom and digital teaching
    • Experience or interest in supervising UG, PGT & PhD students

     As a valued member of our team you can expect:

    An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We will support you, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

    The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

    This is a full-time, open-ended position. For more details and application information, please click here. You can also contact Head of the Strategy Group John Amis directly (john.amis@ed.ac.uk).

    Application deadline: 30th May 2022

    John Amis

    Professor of Strategic Management & Organisation
    University of Edinburgh Business School
    E-mail: john.amis@ed.ac.uk