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School/CompanyQueen's University Belfast
Job TitleProfessor in Management (Business Analytics or Operations Management)
AddressRiddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road
CountryUnited Kingdom
Job categoryAcademic
Career levelCareer group D, Grade 5
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
SalaryProfessor salary will be determined in accordance with the Professorial range as applied in the University
Job description

Queen's Management School is one of the top Business Schools in the UK and Ireland and has been educating business professionals and leaders for more than forty years. The School has four departments - Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management.

Queen's Management School is ranked 1st amongstRussell Group business schools based on quality of teaching, academic rigourand student satisfaction noted in the NSS (National Student Survey) scores2016.

The 2011 relocation of the School to the Riddel Hall campus, a major strategic development for the University, brought all academic staff, supportstaff, and postgraduate students, onto one site for the first time. Executive Educationis delivered via the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute (CLI). Establishedin 2012, the CLI amalgamated with the Queen's Management School in 2016 and it has grown rapidly as it seeks to develop leadership capacity at alllevels in Northern Ireland and beyond. The School unites leading academics and industry experts, allowing opportunities for innovative knowledge exchange worldwide.

The School now has 123 academic and support staff with over 1,900taught students and 50 students undertaking PhDs.

Our academic staff have been involved in a diverse range of projects such as health inequalities, adaptiveness in stock markets, economic and financial history, credit unions, trends in genetically engineered crops, transparency in charity reporting, innovation and firm performance, supply chain management in agri-food businesses, marketing in the retail sector, HRM, trust and employee voice, management systems in the public and non-profit sectors business ethics and whistleblowing.

The School has a strong platform in undergraduate and postgraduate education, with established programmes attracting highly qualified applicants in Accounting, Economics and Business Economics, Finance, and Business Management.

The School is renowned for a broad curriculum which is research-informed and aligned to the needs of business through placement years and internships. This is demonstrated by the 4th place ranking for 'Accounting and Finance' graduateprospects in the Complete University Guide (2017). The School was ranked as the top Russell Group University for overall student satisfaction in 'Business and Administrative Studies' in the UK National Student Survey (2016) and among the top 100 schools in the world for careers in banking and finance (QS 2012).

The successful candidates must meet the relevant criteria for a chair appointment at Queen's University Belfast and be committed to playing a leadership role in thedelivery of Vision 2020. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following skills, abilities, personal motivation and experience.

Anticipated Interview Date: Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 July 2018


To undertake research and provide research leadership in line with the School’s research strategy, to teach at undergraduate and

postgraduate level, and to contribute to the School’s administration/outreach activity.



1. Oversee the development and review of teaching provision in Management within the School.

2. Develop and teach courses or learning programmes for undergraduate and students within the Management degree courses,

having overall responsibility for their design and quality. Provision of teaching within other courses as and when required.

3. Plan and review own teaching load and approach to teaching and coach others in doing the same.

4. Set and mark coursework, supervise and advise undergraduate and postgraduate research students.

5. Act as internal examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate students.


1. Plan, establish and lead a research group of outstanding quality and national/international repute which enhances the profile of

the School.

2. Sustain an extensive track record of published research findings by publishing in refereed journals and presenting at

national/international conferences.

3. Lead major funding bids (particularly Research Council UK) which develop and sustain research support for Management,

particularly in the areas of Business.

4. Analytics or Operations Management as well as advance the reputation of the School and the University.

5. Develop strategies to attract both national and international research students.

6. Provide supervision of part-time and full-time research students.

7. Direct, mentor and develop research staff.

8. Ensure that research projects are completed on time and within budget.

Administration/Contribution to the Community:

1. May take responsibility for the appointment, development and management of staff.

2. Contribute to the running and strategic direction of the University through designated committee representation or project


3. Contribute to the running and strategic direction of the University through designated committee representation or project


Planning and Organising:

1. Contribute to the running and strategic direction of the University through designated committee representation or project


2. Be involved in the strategic planning over a number of years for the School and contribute to the University’s strategic planning


Resource Management Responsibilities:

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1. Provide academic leadership by co-ordinating the work of others to ensure that courses are delivered effectively or organising

the work of a team by agreeing objectives and work plans.

2. Develop and manage staff and resources, in support of major research, teaching or outreach activities.

3. Act as a personal mentor to peers and colleagues and personal tutor to students.

Internal and External Relationships:

1. Lead and develop links with internal and external networks, e.g. chairing and participating in Institutional committees, build up

contacts with external examiners/assessors, educational bodies, accrediting bodies, employers and professional bodies.


1. PhD in Management (any specialisation) or related discipline.

2. Sustained publication record of international excellence in field of specialisation.

3. Record of securing external research funding.

4. There is a preference for a specialist in either Business Analytics or Operations Management.

5. Recognised excellence and reputation in subject specialism.

6. Experience of teaching and assessment in Management at University level.

7. Evidence of ability to teach and assess courses in Management at University level.

8. Ability to contribute to executive education programmes.

9. Substantial experience of providing academic leadership in Management at a strategic level.

10. Contribution to a wider range of administrative tasks at a more strategic level.

11. Willingness and ability to contribute to the management of the School in general and the appropriate research group in


12. Proven ability to plan and deliver a programme of research and develop techniques,sources of funding and/or proven skills in

coaching and developing others in best practice techniques.

13. Ability to communicate complex information effectively.

14. Involvement in productive external collaboration.

15. Ability to provide effective leadership.

16. Understanding of resource management processes and skills to apply them effectively.

17. Evidence of leadership qualities.

18. Ability to contribute to the School’s international activities.



Apply URLhttps://hrwebapp.qub.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=2691179XbS&WVID=6273090Lgx&LANG=USA
Expiry date2018/06/25