Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader in Information Systems x 2 Ref - 3277

School/department: University of Sussex Business School / Management 
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 3277
Salary: Grade 7 starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum; Grade 8 starting from £41,526 to £49,553 per annum; Grade 9 starting at £51,034 to £59,135 per annum
Placed on: 13 March 2020
Closing date: 17 April 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date
Expected interview date: 11 May 2020
Expected start date: 1 September 2020


Job description

The Department of Management is looking to recruit two full-time faculty members at Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader level in Information Systems. 

The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the research profile and the teaching portfolio provided by a vibrant and growing group of Information Systems and Technology Management scholars. The group works on four main research themes including:

  • Innovation and digital business strategy
  • Innovative Qualitative Methodologies in the Digital Age
  • Interactions between technology, work and organisations
  • Technology, Practices and Policy

Further information about the group’s research and members’ profiles can be found here

Applicants from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply including Management, Information Systems, Science and Technology Studies, Organisation Studies and Sociology. We are open to a broad range of methodological expertise and theoretical and philosophical approaches that complements and/or enriches existing expertise.

The successful candidate(s) will be research active academics who enjoy working in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment. Their research profile should be reflecting the rank they are applying. Candidates who apply for a Lectureship position should be able to demonstrate ability to publish in international excellent and world-leading journals at the level of ABS 3 and 4 (evidenced for example by existing publications and submitted work) and should demonstrate active participation in prestigious conferences of the discipline. 

Candidates who apply for a Senior Lectureship/Reader position are expected to have a strong research track record in terms of publications in internationally-rated journals at the level of ABS 3, 4 and 4*. In addition to publications, the applicant should demonstrate success in research income generation and should be actively involved in activities aiming to generate external funding. The successful applicant also needs to have an enthusiasm for teaching and for collaborating with colleagues. They will be expected to develop new courses and modules and enrich our teaching portfolios drawing upon their research.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Deputy Head of the Department of Management, Dr Dimitra Petrakaki D.Petrakaki@sussex.ac.uk 

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to bmecrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk 

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