Senior Lecturer in Information Systems/ Information and Communication Technology

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
£49,149 to £56,950 per annum
19 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer in Information Systems/ Information and Communication Technology
Aston Business School
Salary:     £49,149 to £56,950 per annum
Grade:     Grade 10
Basis:     Full Time or Part Time
Closing Date:     23.59 hours BST on Friday 20 April 2018
Interview Date:     To be confirmed
Reference:     R180137

Aston Business School is a Triple Accredited University (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA) and one of the leading Universities in the UK for academic research (in the recent REF we received 100% for Research Impact), excellent teaching (awarded Gold rating in the 2016/17 TEF) and business engagement. We are only one of three UK institutions with the Small Business Charter Gold Award. The University actively supports and finances academic spin-offs. The Operations and Information Management Department is organized in five teams– Systems Modelling and Simulation, Business Analytics, Operations Management , Global ICT Management and the Advanced Services Group - conducting research in various aspects of Operations, Analytics and IS/ICT. There is a thriving research culture in the Department, which has a strong reputation for being rigorous and relevant. We support participation in international conferences and supervision of PhDs via the Dean’s scholarships, and actively support business engagement/Executive Education opportunities.

As part of our growth strategy, we are seeking an inspirational and highly motivated individuals to contribute to the development of the Department’s research, teaching, PhD/DBA supervision, and enterprise activities. We welcome discussions with prospective candidates with interests in the areas of App development, digital platforms & innovation, IT outsourcing, robotic process automation & cognitive automation, Internet of Things, cyber security, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, IT Management and Strategy, databases, software development, and virtual organizations. We are keen to discuss new ideas in order to strengthen our research profile and complement our teaching and business support provision. 

You will have a good first degree, or equivalent, as well as a PhD in a relevant academic discipline. You must also be able to demonstrate an emerging research path through experience of working in and managing funded projects, publication of research outputs and creation of research-based impacts in industry.

This post is being offered in conjunction with a Lectureship in Information Systems (IS) / Information and Communication Technology (ICT). If you would like to be considered for both levels of appointments please complete the application process for both advertisements. 

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a bronze award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.

Please visit our website for further information and to apply online.  

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