DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor in Information Systems

Location
Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
Salary
£ 50,132 - £ 58,089
Posted
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Faculty/Directorate: ‘Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media’

Salary Info: Grade H  £ 50,132 - £ 58,089 

Contract Type:  Permanent , Full-time 

Advert Closing Date:  13 December 2018 


Associate Professor in Information Systems 

Reference: T-60475859-02 

De Montfort University (DMU) is a vibrant, ambitious institution. Characterised by strong leadership and an international outlook, DMU achieved a TEF Gold ranking for its teaching quality and prestigious awards for its #DMUGlobal initiative. This is testament to an ongoing focus on teaching and learning, a research portfolio that is worth millions of pounds and enviable links with industry. Located within Leicester's cosmopolitan city centre, DMU's £136 million campus transformation is creating the modern, inspiring environments our students and staff deserve. 

Faculty / Directorate

The School of Computer Science and Informatics is based within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media. It offers a wide range of courses to other undergraduates and postgraduates in line with emergent demand and the nature of these fast-moving, competitive disciplines. We have a solid track record of ground-breaking research and in REF2014, nearly 60% of the School's research was considered to be world leading or internationally excellent. As a subject, Computer Science is ranked 309/500 in the Shanghai Ranking of Universities. Alongside the university as a whole, we have huge ambitions for the future in terms of our offering to students and the quality and scale of our research. 

Role 

Please note: the salary showing is for Grade H, however, the post is for Grade H/I with a salary range of £50,132 - £61,618 per annum
Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence evidenced by its TEF Gold ranking. It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract more talented, professional and creative academics to our campus.

Ideal Candidate 

The successful candidate will manage a team of 18 academic staff in the
Information Systems (previously Business Computing) subject area and work together with Head of School and other Associate Professors to develop and deliver the school's strategy. The Associate Professor will play a key role in the strategic development of the curriculum together with relevant Programme Leaders and the planning of its delivery in conjunction with the other subject areas in the school. 

The ideal candidate will be research active in an area of research aligned to Information Systems and in particular with relevance to the work of the CCSR. 

They will be able to demonstrate their visibility and impact with an international profile, contributing actively to the faculty and the university's research culture through the production of high quality publications, research grant applications, external income generation and other relevant activities. 

To discuss the post further, please contact Prof. Ferrante Neri, Subject Group Leader (fneri@dmu.ac.uk).