Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Business Analytics job with NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University is one of few business schools worldwide that have double AACSB accreditation for both Business and Accounting. We have an outstanding reputation in the delivery of business relevant programmes that are underpinned by research. Northumbria’s improvement in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for research power was reported as being the biggest in the country, and within our Business and Management submission over 60% of our Impact was assessed as either world-leading or internationally excellent. Many of our business programmes have EPAS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development and/or enjoy professional accreditation from a range of highly regarded professional bodies. In 2015, Newcastle Business School won the prestigious Times Higher Education “Business School of the Year” award.
Working within the Department of Marketing, Operations and Systems (MOS), you will join a team of highly qualified academics with a passion for enhancing the student experience. You will contribute to research informed and technology enabled learning and teaching on our contemporary suites of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. In particular, the department has a flourishing suite of courses including a new development in Business Analytics, and we are looking to add to our growing team of academics with a passion for this broad field or specialisms within. In addition to teaching, you will undertake research and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile and development of its next REF submission, together with contributing to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation and business development activities.
In short, we are looking for candidates with expertise in teaching and research in business analytics in its broad sense, but who can offer one or more of Business Analytics, Digital Business, Information Management, Project Management and Quantitative Methods (including applications for Research Methods).
Northumbria also has campuses in London and Amsterdam and the successful candidate may be given opportunity to become involved in teaching at any of our campuses or one of our other international partners.
You must have (or be close to completing) a PhD or DBA in a relevant business analytics field, ideally coupled with a record of publications. With excellent interpersonal skills, you must be able to demonstrate expert knowledge in the field and be able to teach effectively on a range of academic and professional programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning. You will possess strong quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills and ideally be a member of an appropriate professional body.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Dilek Onkal, Head of Subject Group – Analytics at [email protected] or Professor Andrew Robson, Head of Department – MOS at andrew.robson[email protected]
To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017. In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.
Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.
We welcome applications from the UK and across the world.Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.
Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities.
Please note this vacancy will close on 12/09/2021