Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Circular Economy and Data Analytics

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bradford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Jun 2020

The University of Bradford is a technology university with great strengths. This is an exciting time to join the School of Management and 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 forward-thinking and pioneer in developing new programmes and courses that reflect and anticipate the needs of employers and of society as a whole. We are part of an elite group of business schools worldwide possessing 'triple-crown' accreditation from 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 2021. We are passionate about Making Knowledge Work and creating impactful outcomes for our stakeholders.

The School of Management is currently taking a leading role in shaping and driving the Circular Economy field for the University. As a result, the School is committed to supporting this strategy with the appointment of a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Circular Economy and Data Analytics to contribute to research and teaching capability in this field. The successful candidate will join the Business Analytics, Circular Economy and Supply Chain (BACES) Research Centre which is newly established and is a key area of future growth and investment for the School. 

The ideal candidate must possess a Doctorate in a relevant field and will be expected to have a research track record at 3* or 4* CABS journal level and continue to be research active with grant capture activity and ambition. The candidate will be expected to lead and contribute to the development and direction of the Circular Economy (CE) and Data Analytics area focusing on developing research as well as teaching materials in terms of CE resource flows such as food, water, plastics, climate change, renewables and any other similar topics at School and University level.  Ideally, the candidate must have technical skillsets such as data analytics, modelling and simulation and have prior knowledge of using relevant software packages such as SAS and open source tools such as R and Python for teaching within a business and management context.  The post holder will be expected to contribute to digital learning teaching, working closely with established partners and contributing towards the School's leading FT ranked distance learning MBA programme and world's first and only MBA focused on Innovation, Enterprise and Circular Economy, developed and co-created with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The successful candidate will also need to evidence business and community engagement activities with local and international business/organisations.

The University of Bradford is proud to have been awarded University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020 by The Sunday Times and we welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

This role will be offered at grade 8, 9 or 10 dependent on relevant skills and experience. Please see salary ranges below:

Grade 8 is: £35,845- £40,322

Grade 9 is: £42,792 - £49,553

Grade 10 is: £52,560 - £59,135

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Sankar Sivarajah, Head of School of Management, U.Sivarajah@bradford.ac.uk  and Professor Amir Sharif, Associate Dean (International) of Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences, a.m.sharif@bradford.ac.uk

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