R220516 - Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Information Systems and ICT

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime

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Aston Business School
Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £35,333 to £61,823 per annum
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 11 September 2022
Interview Date:  Monday 03 October 2022
Reference:  R220516
Release Date:  Monday 08 August 2022

Aston Business School is a triple accredited University (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA) and a leading UK University for academic research (REF2021 rated 79% of Aston’s research as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ and 74% of research impact as ‘very considerable or ‘outstanding’). Aston prides itself on excellent teaching and business engagement. We are one of the few UK institutions with the Small Business Charter’s Gold Award. In 2020 we were The Guardian’s University of the Year and the THE’s Entrepreneurial University of the Year. We were shortlisted for THE’s University of the Year in 2021-22 and are in the QS Top 500 World University Rankings in 2022. 

The Operations and Information Management Department conducts teaching, research and engagement activities in various aspects of operations, analytics and IS/ICT. There is a thriving teaching innovation and research culture in the Department, which has a strong reputation for being both rigorous and relevant.

As part of our growth strategy, we are seeking inspirational and highly motivated individuals to contribute to the development of the Department’s teaching, PhD/DBA supervision, research and enterprise activities. We welcome discussions with prospective candidates whose interests include, but are not limited to: relational database design, database technologies (such as SQL Server, MySQL, etc.), use of spreadsheets, use of programming languages (such as Java, Python, C#. etc.), familiarity with different design approaches (e.g HCI, UX) and contemporary practices (e,g. Scrum, DevOps).

You will have a good first degree, or equivalent, as well as a PhD in a relevant academic discipline. It would be desirable to be able to demonstrate an emerging record of funding, publication of research outputs and creation of research-based impacts in industry and or society. We are especially looking for people with practical IT/IS skills (e.g. database, app and IS/IT systems development) and a ‘hands-on and can-do’ attitude.

Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/, recognized by a bronze award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/ , recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk

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