Graduate Tutor in Business Operations and Systems

3 Year Graduate Programme starting August 2013

Full time

£21,210 per annum

Sheffield Business School, at Sheffield Hallam University, is looking for a talented individual to join us on our Graduate Tutor Scheme. The scheme is designed to help us develop Academics for the future, with a focus on excellence in both research and teaching. The scheme is both challenging and highly rewarding for the right individuals, offering a unique opportunity to develop an Academic career.

Based in Sheffield, you will be expected to undertake a doctoral research programme in your subject area – Operations Management and Quality Management related. Research proposals in areas such as lean management and reducing wastage, total quality management, e-supply chain management, e-business, e-commerce and e-security within sustainable organisations are encouraged. You will have to meet stretching research targets at key points in the scheme. Alongside this you will also increasingly contribute to the delivery of the Sheffield Business School taught programmes through Tutorials, Teaching and Research activities. In return we will offer you:

  • Funding for your Doctoral studies PhD/DBA
  • Leadership and support from your Director of Studies, Doctoral Supervisor, Subject Group Leader and Mentor
  • A programme of structured induction and on-going personal development
  • Regular appraisals to review learning, development and performance
  • The Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • Attendance at relevant academic conferences

You will possess a 1st or 2:1 undergraduate degree at date of appointment (or academic equivalent), or significant management-level industrial experience. Whilst post-graduate study is not essential it is desirable. You must possess a strong drive and commitment to the completion of a PhD or DBA. You will have experience of undertaking research, some knowledge of the relevant subject area to which you are applying and the ability to contribute to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

You will need to have the ability to initiate, develop and manage your own research programme therefore you will require excellent planning and organising skills. You will need excellent communication skills, specifically in terms of delivering presentations and written materials to a wide range of audiences.

Please quote reference: SBS 5074/12

Closing date: 5 July 2013 at 12.00 noon

Further information and application forms are available from the Apply button below or telephone 0114 225 3950 or email

Human Resources Directorate
Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus
Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1WB

Please be aware we only accept completed Sheffield Hallam University application forms. Please do not send CV’s.

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