Senior Lecturer (Information, Decision and Operations) - Forecasting

Job title Senior Lecturer (Information, Decision and Operations) - Forecasting

Department School of Management

Salary Starting from £51,034, rising to £64,604

*Please note that the salary range quoted includes 3 discretionary points which are only applied for starting salaries in highly exceptional situations.

Grade Grade 9*

Placed on Friday 20 March 2020

Closing date Sunday 19 April 2020

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference JB7553

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

Applications are welcome from scholars with research interests in any IDO-related theme but we have a particular preference for scholars with experience in any aspect of forecasting (time series, statistical, judgmental, economics, econometrics, etc) approached with analytical, theoretical or empirical methods. Successful candidates will be joining other IDO-members in performing high-quality forecasting research with applications to energy, tourism, healthcare, marketing, logistics, supply chain management, and finance, among others. We welcome scholars with a core focus on applying inter-disciplinary research and insights to tackle significant, real-world challenges that will bring economical and societal impact. 

IDO is also home to research centres focused on Cyber security (CREST), Supply Chain Management (HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab), Healthcare Innovation (CHI2) 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 Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics, and Innovation and Technology Management. Members of the IDO Division are also involved in a range of Executive Development offerings. 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.

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 must include a sample of student scores/feedback.

Applicants are encouraged to make informal enquiries regarding the posts to Professor Michael Lewis, Head of the Information, Decisions and Operations Division ( or +44 (0)1225 386536) or Dr Joanna Hinds ( or +441225384236) or Dr. Fotios Petropoulos (

In the event you are shortlisted, interviews will be held online.

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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. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.