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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Information Systems (x 2 posts)

Management Science
Salary:   £35,845 to £59,135
Closing Date:   Monday 20 April 2020
Interview Date:   Wednesday 13 May 2020
Reference:  A3005

We wish to appoint two individuals to Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant/Associate Professor) positions in the Information Systems Group within the Department of Management Science at Lancaster University Management School.

You will have interests in Information Systems that complement or overlap with members of the Information Systems group, which focuses broadly on socio-technical approaches to the design, management and use of information systems in a range of domains and industry sectors. You will have interests in Information Systems that complement or overlap. We particularly encourage applications from those with research interests in the application areas of social media, Fintech, digital innovation and AI/algorithms. You will have a PhD (or be close to completing one) and be able to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate / MBA levels, in areas that complement or overlap with the current interests and requirements of the Information Systems group.

For appointment at the Lecturer level, you will be expected and encouraged to conduct relevant and rigorous academic research and engage with external organisations. For appointment at the Senior Lecturer level, you will have a demonstrable record of high quality publications commensurate with your experience.

The Management Science Department employs about 45 established academic staff, in addition to a high number of research students and a dedicated support team. Members of the Department work on a wide range of research topics and methodological approaches. These include positivist, interpretive and critical theoretical approaches, across information systems, supply chain management, operations management and operations research.

The IS group is involved in various masters and undergraduate programmes related to digital business management and innovation, business analytics and consulting, along with the MBA and the MSc in Management.  The IS group collaborates with research in other departments/faculties at Lancaster University, including Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Computer Science, Organization Work and Technology, and Sociology.  The department more broadly is involved in other research-based programmes including an EPSRC-funded Doctoral Training Centre in operations research (STOR-i).

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Monideepa Tarafdar, or to Professor John Boylan, Head of The Department of Management Science, tel: +44 (0)1524 594225, email:  

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