UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Professor in Business Analytics, Big Data & Supply Chains

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Posted
12 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

BUSINESS SCHOOL

PROFESSOR IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS, BIG DATA & SUPPLY CHAINS

REF: BUS118A

The Business School is looking to appoint a Professor in Business Analytics, Big Data and Supply Chains to support its continued growth and expansion into new subject areas interconnected with the Centre of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. We welcome applications from dynamic and entrepreneurial scholars who combine academic leadership with research excellence and a passion for interdisciplinary collaboration, developing a new portfolio of programmes, and delivering a world-class education and student experience. 

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and entrepreneurial scholar to lead the School’s growth and expansion into the area of business analytics, big data and supply chains. The successful candidate will demonstrate academic leadership by developing a portfolio of demand-driven programmes in this area, where possible in collaboration with other Schools in the University and/or overseas partners. They will also develop an impactful, income generating research agenda for the area, aligned to the School’s mission and vision, engaging business and other key stakeholders in the region, and leading to highly-rated research output in the discipline’s top journals as well as leading interdisciplinary journals. 

A highly competitive remuneration package will be available for exceptional candidates considered for appointment at the Professorial level.  

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references. For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit http://www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here/.   

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualifications and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Marian Elliott-Jones (m.elliott-jones@abdn.ac.uk) for further information. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 September 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry, please contact:

Professor Keith Bender, Interim Head of School
+44-(0)1224 273411, email: kabender@abdn.ac.uk 

or
 
Professor Ignacio Canales, Head of Management Studies
+44-(0)1224 273236; email ignacio.canales@abdn.ac.uk   

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Bender or Professor Canales.

Please quote reference number BUS118A on all correspondence  

The Business School embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.