We are seeking to fill a vacancy for a full-time permanent lecturer post (grade 6, £38,183-£46,924). The job is advertised on jobs.ac.uk as ‘Lecturer in Information Systems’, and on the Edinburgh Napier University careers page, with a deadline for applications of Sunday 28th October 2018.
The successful candidate will undertake teaching and research alongside colleagues in the Creative and Social Informatics group within the School of Computing. The Creative and Social Informatics group is one of three focus areas of the School for our research and teaching. (The others are Software Engineering, and Computer Networks and Security.)
The person appointed to the advertised role will be expected to contribute to the research activities of the Centre for Social Informatics (situated within the Creative and Social Informatics focus area).
Our research is concerned with ICT trajectories, socio-technical and organisational issues with particular focus on information seeking behaviour and use, democratic digital engagement, online communities, open data and open government, information policy and knowledge management. It is funded by a number of bodies including the UK research councils (AHRC, EPSRC and ESRC); government (for example, Skills Development Scotland); business; and professional bodies (for example, CILIP).
In REF2014 we contributed to the University’s submission to Unit of Assessment 36. 74% of the research output submitted was judged to be world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*). The research environment also attracted a high score of 90% 4* and 3*. Our result puts us in the top quartile nationally for Unit of Assessment 36.
In terms of teaching, we are looking for someone who will bring expertise in one or more of the following areas: business analysis; enterprise systems, information behaviour and use, information governance; IT service management; knowledge management; project management; systems analysis and design.
Further details of the knowledge, skills and experience required for the post are given in the job advert. NB all applicants are expected to hold a PhD in a relevant discipline.
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