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Position: Senior Lecturer - Business Analytics
Institution: University of Surrey
Department: Surrey Business School
Location: Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
Duties: The Department of Business Transformation is seeking applications for a senior lecturer position. The role should have the view that a business is transformed by applying Business Analytics techniques. We are looking for people interested in theoretical expertise in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Forecasting. Moreover we would like to pioneer research in the next generation of analytical and business visualisation tools (VR/AR). The new hire will increase the visibility of the University by supporting our Analytics Research Cluster. Furthermore, we are looking for someone that has the potential of leading our existing Business Analytics MSc programme
Requirements: Candidates should hold a relevant doctoral degree and be from a Mathematics, Data Science, Computer Science, Finance, Econometrics or Industrial Engineering. Candidates should demonstrate their ability and interest to conduct novel empirical research on phenomena that are important to Business Analytics and Transformation. You will have demonstrated a strong potential for A-journal publications and have experience of teaching in higher education – preferably in a business school context
   
Text: Senior Lecturer in Business Analytics Surrey Business School Location: Guildford Salary: £49,149 to £69,984 per annum Post Type: Full Time Advert Placed: Thursday 08 February 2018 Closing Date: Sunday 18 March 2018 Interview Date: Monday 09 April 2018 Reference: 010218 Surrey Business School (SBS) is an internationally recognised centre for management research and teaching. We are accredited by AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and by AMBA (the Association of MBAs). With a strong Senior Management Team led by its newly appointed Dean, Professor Ansgar Richter, we are ambitious in building a world-class interdisciplinary business school where innovative thinking is accelerated into action. Our particular strengths are in digital innovation and technological transformation, leadership and organizational psychology, sustainability and corporate finance/governance. Based in Guildford just outside of London, the University of Surrey is an outstanding international University with an enterprising spirit. Surrey Business School is a mid-sized business school with approximately 100 academic staff members from around the globe, and a highly cohesive and collegial atmosphere. We are growing strongly, both in terms of our size, and in terms of the quality and impact of our work. Specifically, we put a heavy emphasis on research excellence. Our faculty regularly publish their research in top journals in Management (AMJ, AMR, SMJ, JIBS, Management Science, Operations Research, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, ETP, Organisation Studies, Human Relations, Research Policy), and in other leading journals in their fields of expertise (Journal of Finance, Review of Finance, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, etc.). Our colleagues have joined us from prestigious universities and business schools worldwide, with recent appointments including individuals who earned their PhD at institutions such as Harvard, MIT, LSE, and elsewhere. The Department of Business Transformation at Surrey Business School is seeking applications for a senior lecturer position. This is part of an ambitious effort to develop a world-class group of scholars who will make significant contributions to the various facets of management research on business analytics. The role should have the view that a business is transformed by applying Business Analytics techniques. We are looking for people interested in theoretical expertise in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Forecasting. Moreover we would like to pioneer research in the next generation of analytical and business visualisation tools (VR/AR). Our department is deeply engaged with local and international businesses which provide opportunity for meaningful interaction ensuring relevant research and teaching. We are looking for someone that supports our revenue generation in the Business and Data Analytics sector (e.g. via bids, Innovate UK funding, etc.). The new hire will increase the visibility of the University by supporting our Analytics Research Cluster. Furthermore, we are looking for someone that has the potential of leading our existing Business Analytics MSc programme. We collaborate with researchers across the University such as computer science, engineering, data science and digital health. Candidates should hold a relevant doctoral degree and be from a Mathematics, Data Science, Computer Science, Finance, Econometrics or Industrial Engineering. Candidates should demonstrate their ability and interest to conduct novel empirical research on phenomena that are important to Business Analytics and Transformation. We are particularly interested in candidates who studied AI, big data, machine learning and visualisations while having developed an understanding of how the technology can contribute to decision making and insights in a business environment. You will have demonstrated a strong potential for A-journal publications and have experience of teaching in higher education - preferably in a business school context. This is a great opportunity for an Analytics orientated person, where you will be able to develop as a scholar in a supportive and exciting environment. Informal enquires should be directed in the first instance to Dr Wolfgang Garn, Acting Head of the Business Transformation Department, w.garn@surrey.ac.uk.
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