Aston University

Aston University

Lecturer (0080-24)

United Kingdom

Closing in 3 days

Lecturer 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: https: //

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

    If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at [email protected]

    Job details


    Lecturer (0080-24)


    Aston University


    United Kingdom


    March 27, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 26, 2024

    Job type




    About the employer

    Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.

    The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.

    Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.

    Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.

    The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.

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