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Lecturer in Business Analytics

Department of Decision, Analytics and Risk

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,342 to £45,954 per annum
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date:   Friday 23 October 2015
Reference:  638915TR

At Southampton University Business School we are entering an exciting stage of our development. Through major investment from the University we are beginning the implementation of our ambitious strategic plan towards growth in order to strengthen our position as a world-class business school in research, education and enterprise.

The Business School is looking to further strengthen its expertise in Business Analytics, and welcomes strong applicants from academics with a background in this area. A successful applicant would be expected to contribute to the teaching of BSc, MSc and MBA programmes across the school in the area of Business Analytics and related subjects.

The successful applicant would be expected to contribute to the research activity of the School: you should have a PhD or equivalent, and should be able to demonstrate a high-quality research track record, the ability to obtain research funding and have clear plans for future research activity.  While applications in any area are welcome, we are especially seeking to add to the School’s expertise in the area of healthcare applications and stochastic modelling. 

The Centre of Excellence in Decision Analytics and Risk Research (CEDARR) is a large group of highly research-active staff and around 45 PhD students. Research expertise covers a wide range of areas including Management Science, Risk, Knowledge and Information Systems Management, Operations and Project Management, and contains two internationally renowned research groups: CORMSIS ( and CRR ( The Centre boasts extensive links with industry, offering around 35 industrial placement projects per year to MSc students.

As part of a Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, Southampton Business School offers a stimulating and challenging working environment for all our staff. It is an exciting time to join the School and we are hoping to recruit an individual who will play an essential role in the School achieving its vision.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof Sally Brailsford, Head of the CEDARR group, +44 (0)23 8059 5671| e-mail:

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at  The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Maxine Parker (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3784. Please quote reference 638915TR on all correspondence. 

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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