Vacancies – Aston Business School

Teaching Fellow / Senior Teaching Fellow in Business Analytics/Operational Research

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £33,199 to £58,089 per annum
Grade 8 to 10
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 17 February 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R190014

Aston Business School is a Triple Accredited University (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA) and one of the leading Universities in the UK for academic research (in the recent REF we received 100% for Research Impact), excellent teaching (awarded Gold rating in the 2016/17 TEF) and business engagement. We are only one of three UK institutions with the Small Business Charter Gold Award. The University actively supports and finances academic spin-offs. The Operations and Information Management Department is organized in five teams – Systems Modelling and Simulation, Business Analytics, Operations Management, Global ICT Management and the Advanced Services Group – conducting research in various aspects of operations, analytics and IS/ICT. There is a thriving research culture in the Department, which has a strong reputation for being rigorous, relevant and impactful. We support participation in international conferences and supervision of PhDs via the Dean’s scholarships, and actively support business engagement / executive education opportunities.

As part of our growth strategy, we are seeking an inspirational and highly motivated individual to contribute to the development of the Department’s research, teaching, PhD/DBA supervision, and enterprise activities. We are seeking expertise in operations research techniques that can be used for gamification, systems thinking and operations management improvement, as well as skills in tools such as R, SAS, Unity, and other web-based technologies. Those who can teach operations research and business analytics applied to other areas of expertise within the Business School, and those that have experience of teaching at MBA level and/or distance learning are particularly welcome. We are keen to discuss new ideas in order to strengthen our research profile and complement our teaching and business support provision.

You will have a good first degree, or equivalent job experience. You should have experience of teaching at different levels – ideally at under-graduate and at post-graduate levels and have potential to deliver executive education courses. You should be at least Fellows of HEA (or equivalent). Membership of learned organization and possession of entrepreneurial skills, and a higher degree are highly desirable.

This post is being offered as a Teaching Fellow/Senior Teaching Fellow in Business Analytics / Operational Research.  You will be appointed at a Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow level dependent on your skills and experience.

Applications for part-time working are welcome.

The post is available to start as soon as possible.

Further details:    Job Details     University Information

Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



Professor Ali Emrouznejad

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