Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader in Digital Technology at Work Ref: 1393

School/department: University of Sussex Business School / Management
HoursFull time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). If you would like to discuss flexible working options, please contact Prof Nachi Subramanian.
Grade 7 starting at £33,199 to £39,609 per annum;
Grade 8 starting from £40,792 to £48,677 per annum;
Grade 9 starting at £50,132 to £65,361 per annum

Placed on:
18 June 2019
Closing date: 30 August 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 24 September 2019
Expected start date: as soon as convenient

Job description

The Department of Management is looking to recruit a full-time faculty member at Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader level in the area of Digital Technologies at Work. 

They will be expected to contribute to the establishment of an interdisciplinary research centre on Digital Futures at Work and to the teaching programme provided by a vibrant and growing group of Information Systems and Technology Management scholars in the Department. Further information about the group’s research and members’ profiles can be found here: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/business-school/management/research/istm

Applicants from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Relevant disciplines can include Information Systems, Science and Technology Studies, Human Resources Management, Organisation Studies, and Sociology or Economics. We are open to a broad range of methodological expertise. We are interested in encouraging applicants working with empirical evidence on how digital technology is transforming work in the areas of business, consumer or public services. Expertise in one area related to finance, the legal profession, HR, retail, health or public employment services would fit particularly well with the new research centre, although other high quality specialist areas will also be considered.

The successful candidate will be a research active academic who enjoys 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 ABS list 3/4* journals (evidenced for example by a few publications and submitted work) and should demonstrate active participation in major 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 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 are expected to develop new courses and modules and enrich our teaching portfolios drawing upon their research.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of Department Professor Nachiappan Subramanian (N.Subramanian@sussex.ac.uk) or Subject Group Lead for the Operations and Technology Management, Dr Dimitra Petrakaki (D.Petrakaki@sussex.ac.uk).

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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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