Lecturer in Business Analytics

Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary
£35845 to £49553
Posted
Aug 12, 2020
End of advertisement period
Aug 25, 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer in Business Analytics

Salary: £35845 to £49553

To be offered at grade 8 or 9 dependant on qualifications and experience

Full time- 36.25 hours per week

Permanent

With over 50 years of academic excellence and having been recently named the UK's University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020 by The Times and Sunday Times, the University of Bradford has continued to grow its international reputation and innovative course provision. With almost 10,000 students, the University is pioneering in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, and of society as a whole.

The School of Management is one of the oldest Business Schools in the UK with over 50 years of academic excellence in business education and research. We are proud to be part of elite group of just 1% business schools worldwide with the triple-crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. We perform well in the Financial Times (FT) rankings and continue to build on our research strengths in readiness for REF 2021.

The School of Management seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Business Analytics to join the Business Analytics, Circular Economy and Supply Chain (BACES) Research Centre. The Research Centre is newly established and is a key area of future growth and investment for the School. We have recently established a MSc in Logistics, Data Analytics and Supply Chain (CILT and CIPS accredited), BSc in (Hons) in Business Analytics (specialising in Management and Finance) and soon launching a MSc in Applied Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics. We are looking to maintain our growth in this area by recruiting skilled academic staff who can play a leading role in research informed teaching in these new programmes.

The ideal candidate must possess a Doctorate in a relevant field and will be expected to have a research track record at 3* or 4* CABS journal level and continue to be research active with grant capture activity and ambition. The candidate will be expected to lead and contribute to the development and direction of the Business Analytics field. The candidate will possess quantitative analytical skills as well as have knowledge expertise covering key areas such as Business Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data for Decision Making.  Specifically, the candidate must have technical skill sets such as data analytics, modelling and simulation and have knowledge of using softwares/ cloud-based applications such as Amazon Web Services, SAP, SAS and open source tools (R and Python) for teaching within a business and management context. 

The School is committed to providing support and development to all staff through mentoring by experienced academic colleagues and a clear development process.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Sankar Sivarajah, Head of School of Management, U.Sivarajah@bradford.ac.uk and Professor Vishanth Weerrakkody, Deputy Dean of Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences, V.Weerakkody@bradford.ac.uk.

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