R360 Professor in Sustainable Logistics: Visa sponsorship available

Professor in Sustainable Logistics: Visa sponsorship available


Heriot Watt University

Heriot-Watt University : Edinburgh Business School
Professor in Sustainable Logistics
Salary: Competitive
Location: Edinburgh

Edinburgh Business School is recruiting a Professor in Sustainable Logistics to join the world-leading Centre for Sustainable Logistics (CLS) which is based within the Marketing and Operations Department. CLS is internationally recognised for its research and industry engagement and has a growing research portfolio of national and international significance. CLS leading the UKRI TRANSIT project and is a co-investigator with DARe (Decarbonised Adaptable and Resilient Transport Infrastructure). These projects have a planned combined funding of £32M with matched industry funding of industry of £25M. CLS is poised to extend its research into digitalisation and artificial intelligence. This new role will advance the leadership and development of CLS to make an enhanced contribution to the University’s Global Research Institute (GRI) for Net Zero.

Heriot-Watt’s Edinburgh Business School (EBS) is a global leader in high-quality, accessible, practice-oriented business education and research. At Edinburgh Business School, we envision a future where our contributions improve the world and leave a meaningful legacy for generations to come. We are eager to welcome faculty and staff who will help us forge the future through groundbreaking research, innovative pedagogy, and dynamic professional services. We are looking for colleagues who:

  • Understand and embrace the value of accessible, practice-oriented learning and research.
  • Pursue excellence both individually and collectively.
  • Know the value of collaboration.
  • Embrace our inclusive, global community.
  • Are passionate about making a difference.

Applicants must possess a PhD in a relevant field. They should demonstrate outstanding academic achievement through a track record of grant funding, internationally excellent publications, and industry collaboration with associated impact case studies. In addition, candidates should have proven ability in mentoring and developing colleagues at various career stages. The ideal candidate will have an external international network of research collaborators and demonstrate success at meeting strategic university research targets.

This role is suitable for either Associate Professors looking to progress into a full professorial role, or those who are currently a professor. Workload is divided typically as 40% Research, 40% teaching and 20% administration. Allocated teaching is planned to be delivering research-informed content to undergraduate and taught postgraduate plus PhD supervision. Exceptional applicants may qualify as a Bicentennial Chair which for three years will have a division of workload of 70% for research, 10% for teaching and 20% for administrative activity.

Heriot-Watt University is committed to securing equality of opportunity in employment and to the creation of an environment in which individuals are selected, trained, promoted, appraised, and otherwise treated on the sole basis of their relevant merits and abilities. Equality and diversity are all about maximising potential and creating a culture of inclusion for all. Heriot-Watt University values diversity across our University community and welcomes applications from all sectors of society, particularly from underrepresented groups. For more information, please see our website www.hw.ac.uk/uk/services/equality-diversity.htm We welcome and will consider flexible working patterns e.g. part-time working and job share options. Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website: www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas

For a confidential conversation about the role please contact Mohamed Ebrahim at GatenbySanderson ( Mohamed.ebrahim@gatenbysanderson.com ) To find out more about the role and apply click here: Canva Pack

Applications can be submitted to Mohamed.ebrahim@gatenbysanderson.com until midnight on the 15th of April 2024.

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