Lecturer in Business Computing

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
Friday, 17 May 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 2 June 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Join us to play a key role in delivering our strategic ambitions

Lecturer in Business Computing – Permanent 

It’s an exciting time to join us! As an ambitious university, we are aiming to deliver on our strategic vision to grow our academic reputation and deliver an unrivalled student experience. Operating at the leading edge of our academic disciplines in research, pedagogy and professional practice, we are looking for passionate and committed academic staff to deliver innovative research-led teaching programmes. A focus for all our academic staff is to maximise networks, build relationships with industry to deliver  income growth, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and internationalise our work with a focus on Transnational Education Programmes(TNE).   

As a forward thinking institution, Edinburgh Napier University is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our gender pay gap is currently one of the lowest in the sector. We support flexible part-time working. As an inclusive employer, we actively encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups.  

Our School of Computing is home to 70 academics, 1400 students and holds professional accreditation from the British Computer Society with some of the most impressive computing lab facilities in the UK. 

The role
As a Lecturer in Business Computing with knowledge in business analytics and databases you will support the expansion of our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching portfolio, to meet increasing demand for graduate skills and applied research in these areas.  

You will contribute in developing our undergraduate and postgraduate Business Information Technology programmes and our Graduate Apprenticeship programme in IT Management for Business. In addition, you will be responsible for teaching and developing modules in subject areas including Enterprise Systems, Modelling for Business, Business Intelligence and Databases.   

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate enthusiasm for working with industry in applied research and in the development of teaching to enhance employability of our graduates. You will have the opportunity to expand your industry connections through our existing networks and by visiting students on one-year industry placements and on our employer-based Graduate Apprentice programme.  

A developing track record in research publications and income generation is essential.  

As a lecturer, you will work within a vibrant research and teaching group, where you will initially have 30% of your time dedicated to building research. There is support for travel to conferences, purchasing equipment and developing your network. We offer a range of development including our Research and Innovation Office who support grant funding applications. Lastly, you will be mentored by a Professor and we aim to have you quickly join a PhD student supervisory team. 

Who we are looking for 
Applicants must demonstrate: 

  • PhD in a relevant discipline.  
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile 
  • Continuous personal professional/academic development
  • High quality teaching/learning and research programmes in Business Computing
  • Evidence of research led teaching 
  • A willingness to deliver teaching internationally, nationally (UK) and online

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Benefits We Offer

Grade 6: £Competitive with excellent benefits.  

Additional Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Mark Smith on 01314552225 or email m.smith3@napier.ac.uk

Closing date for applications, midnight Sunday 2 June 2019.  

Grade 6 Salary: GBP 39609-GBP 48677