Thursday, November 15, 2018

Senior Teaching Fellow in Information Systems/Information and Communication Technology

Aston Business School

Location:     Aston University Main Campus
Salary:     £50,132 to £58,089 per annum
Grade:     Grade 10
Contract Type:     Continuing
Basis:     Full Time
Closing Date:     23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 13 December 2018
Interview Date:     To be confirmed
Reference:     R180531

Aston Business School is a Triple Accredited University (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA) and one of the leading Universities in the UK for academic research (in the recent REF we received 100% for Research Impact), excellent teaching (awarded Gold rating in the 2016/17 TEF) and business engagement. We are only one of three UK institutions with the Small Business Charter Gold Award. The University actively supports and finances academic spin-offs. The Operations and Information Management Department is organized in five groups – Systems Modelling and Simulation, Business Analytics, Operations Management, Global ICT Management and the Advanced Services Group - conducting research in various aspects of Operations, Analytics and IS/ICT. There is a thriving research culture in the Department, which has a strong reputation for being rigorous and relevant. We support participation in international conferences and supervision of PhDs via the Dean’s scholarships, and actively support business engagement/Executive Education opportunities.

As part of our growth strategy, we are seeking an inspirational and highly motivated individual to contribute to the development of the Department’s, teaching, research, PhD/DBA supervision, and enterprise activities. We welcome discussions with prospective candidates with interests in the areas of applications development, digital platforms & innovation, IT outsourcing, robotic process automation & cognitive automation, Internet-of-things, cyber security, e-business, artificial intelligence and machine learning, IT management and strategy, databases and bid data, software development, and virtual reality. We are keen to discuss new ideas in order to strengthen our teaching, research profile and business support provision.  

You will have a good first degree or equivalent job experience in a relevant subject discipline. Ideally you will also have a higher relevant degree.

You should have experience of teaching at different levels – ideally at under-graduate and at post-graduate levels and have potential to deliver executive education courses. You should be able to demonstrate effective and innovative teaching practices and a willingness to participate in new the design of new modules and courses. Further, you should demonstrate a passion for their subject and be able to communicate that passion effectively to the academic, business and policy-making communities. You should be at least a fellow of HEA (or equivalent). Membership of learned organization and possession of entrepreneurial skills are highly desirable.



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