Lecturer in Business Information Technology

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
GBP 40,322 - GBP 49,553 per annum
Jan 14, 2021
End of advertisement period
Feb 11, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Business Information Technology

Job reference   0000010322

Date posted    14/01/2021   

Application closing date 11/02/2021

Salary    GBP 40,322 - GBP 49,553 per annum   

Package   Excellent benefits package   


Job description
Lecturer in Business Information Technology - Permanent - Full Time

Build your academic career in Business Information Technology with Edinburgh Napier University

With over 70 academics, 1400 students, professional accreditation from the British Computer Society and some of the most impressive computing lab facilities in a UK university, the School of Computing is highly regarded and one of the UK's largest computing departments at the heart of Scotland's inspiring capital.

This new vacancy has been created to support the expansion of our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching portfolio to meet the increasing demand for skilled graduates and postgraduates.

You will contribute to our existing portfolio of degrees encompassing BSc Business Information Technology, BSc IT Management for Business (Graduate Apprenticeship) and MSc Business Information Technology. There will be an opportunity to participate in our planned curriculum developments in both Financial Technologies and Health Informatics. Applicants looking to specialise in either area are particularly welcomed.

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.

Further information about Edinburgh Napier University can be found here.

The Role 

We are looking for a Lecturer in Business Information Technology who is:

  • Passionate about student-centred learning and developing industry-ready graduates;
  • Excited about developing their research and esteem through externally funded projects and industry partnerships;
  • Willing to develop their personal area of expertise to complement and augment our team.

As an early career academic joining us as a lecturer you will be a member of our Centre for Social Informatics with:

  • A research allowance of 30% of your time to build your research.
  • Access to our staff development budget for travel to conferences and to establish collaborations.
  • Extensive research training and development through our Research, Innovation and Enterprise Office (RIE). 
  • You will also study towards a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning leading to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
  • Support for grant applications from colleagues in the school and the university.
  • Join a PhD student supervisory team.

Applicants must demonstrate: 

  • A doctoral level qualification in the relevant discipline.  
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile alongside a commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.
  • Evidence of a teaching specialisation. 
  • A level of achievement appropriate to the post being applied for, including international/ national standing, a developing research track record of high quality outputs, external income generation, and academic leadership

If you would like to know, more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile. 

Please note: The role holder may have the opportunity to travel as part of the programme.

Salary: Lecturer, Grade 6 

GBP 40,322 - GBP 49,553 per annum

Further information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional Information

Application Closing Date: 11th February

Interviews are likely to be on the 12th  March.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here