Lecturer in Business Analytics

University of Bradford
  • Post Date: February 15, 2019
  • Apply Before: August 15, 2019
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Job Overview

The University of Bradford is a technology university with great strengths. Our ambition is to build on our heritage and areas of strength, with a vision to be a world leader in: 

(a)  the creation of knowledge through fundamental and applied research;

(b)  the dissemination of knowledge by teaching students from all backgrounds; 

(c)  the application of knowledge for the prosperity and well-being of people. 

This is an exciting time to join the Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences at the University of Bradford. As a leader in teaching, research and knowledge exchange, we have more than 50 years’ experience of pushing the boundaries, regionally, nationally and internationally. We are proud to have ‘triple accreditation’ from the three leading international bodies, 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 2020. Our activities cover a full spectrum of business disciplines as evidenced through our academic programmes at UG, PGT and PGR. We teach undergraduate, masters and doctoral students, deliver executive education and consultancy and create new knowledge through our research. We are passionate about Making Knowledge Work.

The School of Management seeks a Lecturer in Business Analytics to join the Logistics, Supply Chain and Technology (LogiST) 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 an MSc in Logistics, Data Analytics and Supply Chain (CILT and CIPS accredited) and soon launching a BSc (Hons) in Management and Business Analytics and we are looking to maintain our growth in this area by recruiting skilled academic staff who can play a leading role in the development of new programmes, particularly at undergraduate level. 

Members of the LogiST centre are research active. Their research interests are multidisciplianry and include business analytics and intellgience, circular economy, logistics and supply chain, food and retail supply chains, social innovation and digital governance. They are publishing in top ranked journals and are very successful in research and consulting income generation.

For the Lecturer post, candidates should be able to demonstrate a growing teaching and research reputation within Business Analytics filed with evidence of publications of at least 3* level in relevant journals. 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 skillsets such as data analytics, modelling and simulation and have prior knowledge of using software packages such as 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.

This role will be offered at a grade 8 or 9 dependent on experience.

The salary range for grade 8 is £35,211 – £39,609

The salary range for grade 9 is £ 42,036 – £48,677

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Sankar Sivarajah, Head of the LogiST Research Centre (u.sivarajah@bradford.ac.uk)

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Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary£40.000 - £45.000 per year
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience2 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYDevelopment
  • QualificationCertificate
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