Head of Business Analytics, Circular Economy and Supply Chain Research Centre

United Kingdom
Competitive salary (£62,727 pa or higher dependent on experience)
08 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

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 a leader in business education, research and knowledge transfer with more than 50 years' experience of pushing the boundaries, regionally, nationally and internationally. We are part of an elite group of business schools worldwide possessing 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. 

The Business Analytics, Circular Economy and Supply Chain (BACES) Research Centre is currently taking a leading role in shaping and driving the Business Analytics (AI) field for the School and University. As a result, the School is committed to supporting this strategy with the appointment of Head of BACES Research Centre to contribute to research, teaching and academic leadership capability in this field.  The successful candidate will join the BACES Research Centre, which is a key area of future growth and investment for the School having successfully launched a MSc in Applied Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics programme in September 2020 which received funding by Office for Students (OfS). 

The successful candidate must possess a Doctorate in a relevant field and will be expected to have a significant research publication track record at 3* or 4* CABS journal level. The candidate will also need to have a highly reputable external profile in the field of Business Analytics and Sustainability and have secured external research funding. Ideally, the candidate will need to evidence productive research and scholarship agenda focused on Business Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Strategy for Sustainable Decision Making demonstrating the ability to publish in internationally-ranked peer-reviewed journals. The candidate will be expected to lead and contribute to the development and direction of Business Analytics and Sustainability at the School and University level.  

We are looking for candidates who have led and contributed to the development of world-class programmes and delivered an outstanding education.  The post holder should have experience of successful supervision and graduation of doctoral students and delivering teaching at all levels which will contribute towards the School's leading FT ranked distance learning MBA programme. The successful candidate will also need to evidence business and community engagement activities with local and international business/organisations that will provide opportunity for the University with meaningful interaction for relevant collaboration opportunities.


We are delighted to be working in partnership with SearchHigher to recruit to this role.  If you are interested in exploring the role further, please click on the following link: 

Associate Professor / Professor in Business Analytics, Circular Economy and Supply Chain Research Centre and Professor in Business Analytics and Sustainability - SearchHigher

You can either submit a covering letter and a short CV or work history as the basis for further discussion about the role, or you can apply in full by submitting your details and attaching a full academic CV and supporting statement.    

Initial enquiries about this role can be made to Kaye Powell via 07387 238 343 or

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