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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Information, Decision and Operations Division

Job title Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Information, Decision and Operations Division

Department School of Management

Salary Starting from £42,149, rising to £50,296 (Lecturer), or £51,799, rising to £60,022 (Senior Lecturer)

Grade Grade 8

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311

Placed on Thursday 11 November 2021

Closing date Sunday 19 December 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC8869

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The School of Management at the University of Bath is seeking to make an appointment at Lecturer (Assistant Professor) or Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the Information, Decisions and Operations (IDO) Division

Applications are welcome from scholars with research interests in any IDO-related theme but for this post we have a specific preference for scholars with advanced analytics, operational research, data science, or machine learning expertise, with a core focus on applying inter-disciplinary insights to tackle significant, real-world, business and social challenges.

IDO is also home to research centres focused on cyber security (CREST), supply chain management (HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab), healthcare innovation (CHI2), warehousing and logistics (Centre for Smart Warehousing and Logistics Systems) and EPSRC and ESRC funded projects ranging from human aspects of cybersecurity to complex project management. 

In addition to the research role, you will contribute to our range of highly rated undergraduate and postgraduate offerings. The Division’s teaching portfolio includes specialist MSc programmes in Business Analytics, Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Innovation and Technology Management, as well as more general management undergraduate and MBA programmes. As we grow our portfolio of on-line delivery, we are also very interested in candidates who have experience in designing and delivering via digital channels. Members of the IDO Division are also involved in a range of executive development offerings.

You are encouraged to make informal enquiries regarding the posts to Professor Alistair Brandon-Jones, Head of the Information, Decisions and Operations Division (, Professor Christos Vasilakis, Subject Group Lead (, or Dr Melih Celik, Subject Group Lead (, however, please submit your application via the University website

Applications must include:

  1. Academic CV;
  2. Research statement – this should describe your current and future research aspirations, your publication strategy, and links to impact;
  3. Teaching statement – this should describe your approach to teaching, your teaching experience, and a sample of student scores/feedback

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to Bath to meet staff and students, tour the School and University, give an oral presentation to the Division, and attend a formal face-to-face interview.

Bath School of Management ( is considered one of the most prestigious business schools in both the UK and the world. The School offers a range of courses including undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD, as well as executive education for individuals and organisations. The School currently ranks in the top 10 in the UK in the three main national rankings (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide, The Guardian University Guide 2022and the Complete University Guide 2022). The Complete University Guide 2022 ranks the School 1st for Marketing, a position it's held since 2017. In the latest UK government's Research Excellence Framework, 41% of the School's submissions met the 4* standard (the highest possible). According to the Times Higher Education's REF rankings, the School was placed 8th in the UK for business and management studies.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.