Lecturer/Senior Lecturer or Reader in Information Systems (2 positions) Ref:1980

School/department: University of Sussex Business School / Management
Hours:  Full 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 Dr Dimitra Petrakaki.
Contract: Permanent  
Reference: 1980 
Salary:Grade 7 (starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum)
Grade 8 (starting at £41,526 to £49,553 per annum)
Grade 9 (starting at £51,034 to £59,135 per annum)
Placed on: 2 September 2019
Closing date: 31 October 2019  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 19 November 2019
Expected start date: As soon as convenient 


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 and policy. Click here for the profiles of the research group and its members. 

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 demonstrate the 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. They should also 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, they should demonstrate success in research income generation and should be actively involved in activities aiming to generate external funding.

The successful applicants also need 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 Subject Group Lead for the Operations and Technology Management, Dr Dimitra Petrakaki Dimitra Petrakaki  (D.Petrakaki@sussex.ac.uk).

Download job description and person specification Ref 1980 [PDF 257.29KB]


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 

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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