Monday, 23 May 2016

Job opportunity: join the Information School as a Senior Lecturer/Reader in Information Systems

The Information School is looking to appoint a new Senior Lecturer/Reader. To be eligible for this role, you will have demonstrable research expertise that will complement and strengthen our existing research profile in information systems within organisational contexts. We especially welcome applicants with expertise in socio-technical aspects of information systems including: sustainability and information systems; the implementation and use of smart technologies in contexts such as healthcare and smarts cities; Internet of Things (IoT) applications; distributed information systems; corporate cloud computing and cyber security.
You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant field, a well-established research profile, proven teaching ability, a strong commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, and will make a key contribution to advancing the School’s competitive position.
We welcome applications from ambitious, highly motivated and talented individuals with research expertise that will complement and strengthen our existing research profile, and who will be keen to play an active role in enhancing the School’s national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence and innovation.
The Information School at the University of Sheffield is recognised nationally and internationally for its world-class research, excellence in teaching, and the achievements of its graduates. It is the leader in its field in the UK, consistently ranked number one in every national Research Assessment Exercise and achieving top-ranking positions for research environment and research impact in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. It is a member of the international iSchools organisation, a group of leading cognate schools established to promote the role of the information field in shaping the future of the global information society.
To find out more and for information on how to apply, see the posting on jobs.ac.uk: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/ANS133/senior-lecturer-reader-in-information-systems/

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