Teaching Associate in Business Analytics/Operational Research

Aston University - Aston Business School

Interview Date: TBC

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 and relevant. 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 three inspirational and highly motivated individuals to contribute to the development of the Department’s research, teaching, PhD/DBA supervision, and enterprise activities. Expertise in techniques and software such as: R, SAS, serious game use and development for teaching. Those who can teach 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 are highly desirable.

This post is being offered in conjunction with a Teaching Fellow/Senior Teaching Fellow in Business Analytics / Operational Research. You will be appointed at either a Teaching Associate, 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 in the autumn of 2018.

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognised by a bronze award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.

Please visit our website http://www.aston.ac.uk/makethefuture for further information and to apply online. 

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