Lecturer in Business Analytics/Applied Artificial Intelligence

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7135470 (Ref.No. LUBSC1680)
Posted: March 22, 2023

Job Description

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in the application of Artificial Intelligence and related topics such as machine learning? Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in a Russell Group University? Do you have the drive to tackle new challenges?

This post links to the Centre for Decision Research, which was founded in 1996 and has grown into a leading international research centre. Our research builds on basic and applied approaches to understand how people make real-world decisions, and how to facilitate more informed decisions. We are seeking to appoint high calibre individuals with a strong research and teaching profile to complement our existing research strengths.

The post is intended to extend the Centre’s research and teaching capability in business analytics, with a focus on AI, machine learning and data science. You will have a strong commitment to using data analysis and modelling to support decision making. Experience with ‘big data’ approaches, and commercial or company-based projects with ongoing links will be seen as advantageous. You will be expected to contribute to teaching on business analytics and decision science modules, to be committed to conducting cutting-edge research, to raising the profile of the Centre for Decision Research and to attracting funding from external resources.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a supporting statement, outlining how you meet the criteria listed under 'What will you bring to the role?' contained in the Candidate brief linked below.


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Peter Ayton, Professor of Decision Research, email: [email protected]


Professor Barbara Summers, Professor of Human Judgment and Decision Making, email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7 to Grade 8
Salary:  £36,333 to £52,841 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 21 March 2023
Closing Date:  Monday 17 April 2023
Reference:  LUBSC1680

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