Assistant Professor in Behavioural Analytics

University of Nottingham Business School

Assistant Professor in Behavioural Analytics

Closing Date
Wednesday, 1st December 2021
Job Type
Research & Teaching
Business School
£36914 to £49553 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Nottingham University Business School is one of the UK’s leading Business Schools and a globally ranked centre for management education and research at one of the UK’s most successful universities. With around 160 academic staff, this dynamic Business School has a strong commitment to excellent research, teaching and learning. Our strategy of research led teaching is supported through close engagement with other Schools across the University, as well as with businesses and organisations in the public and private sector. We are embracing the contemporary challenges confronting Business Schools and Universities more broadly by, integrating sustainability issues in the curriculum and inspiring radical innovation thinking in our students. We are financially strong both as a Business School and a University. For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in Behavioural Analytics.  The post is based in the vibrant cross-disciplinary N/LAB research centre, located in the Marketing Department of Nottingham University Business School (with links and people in other schools and faculties, notably Mathematical Sciences). The N/LAB is a behavioural analytics research centre that derives computational insights from transactional and digital footprint data in order to inform social and commercial imperatives. The candidate appointed will be expected to undertake innovative, original research in the field of human behaviour analytics (driven by statistical/AI applications), contribute to grant capture and management of a growing research centre. The individual must have robust and proven abilities relevant to computational behavioural research; for example, quantitative, statistical and/or machine learning-related research skills (relevant to consumer analytics, social network analysis or other relevant digital footprint data). Candidates must possess analytics relevant coding, programming and software skills: to include competence in SQL and Python/R.

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant area and a proven ability to publish in international journals. They must have previous teaching experience in relevant subjects at HE level. They should have excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to teach business analytics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

This full-time (36.25 hour) post is offered on a permanent contract.

Further information is available through contact with Prof Andrew Smith (N/LAB Director) – - Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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