Research Fellowship for Industrial Logistics and Supply Chain Management projects applied to agri-te

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Jan 11, 2019
Feb 10, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
PhD / Doctoral
The Aston Logistics and Systems Institute is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work with industry in the Marches region on various projects supporting agri-tech. The post is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is fixed term until the end of February 2020 with the possibility for a further 3 year extension..

You will be working with colleagues with expertise in a range of supply chain domains (including purchasing, logistics and production operations). This is an opportunity to become a member of a vibrant team with a successful track record. It is a particularly exciting time as the group is extending its research activities in a number of areas, including supporting the food and agri-tech industries.

You should have a PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant subject. Exceptionally, candidates with a strong BSc and MSc or equivalent in these fields may be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven expertise and a good research record. Previous work experience in industry would be advantageous. The ability to both conduct independent research and to work effectively as a member of a team is essential. The level of appointment will depend on the qualifications and relevant experience of the successful applicants.

Closing date: Sunday 20 th January 2019

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