Assistant Professor in Management (Information Systems and Innovation)

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Management

The Department of Management is committed in its mission to inform and inspire better management in practice by challenging and extending the understanding of people, teams, organisations and markets, and the economic, psychological, social, political and technological contexts in which they operate worldwide.

Successful applicants will have, or close to obtaining a PhD, in Information Systems or a relevant related field by the post start date. You will have proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications, or potential to publish in top journals, such as MISQ and Information Systems and Research. Applicants will have ability to teach on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in management in the field of Information Systems. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, including an ability to place one's specialist work within a broader social science context. You will also demonstrate a commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students, including pastoral care.

We are looking for candidates with strong scholarly records in publishing methodologically rigorous research. We will look favourably at candidates with strong scholarly records in applying quantitative methodologies to areas such as digital platforms, service innovation and e-business, social media and digital economy, and information infrastructures and digital ecosystems. Scholarship on big data as a key component of digital innovation would also be important to the Group. In addition to methodological rigour, we expect research that demonstrates a quest for relevance and appreciates the complexity of social or organizational processes within which digital innovation is embedded.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

The Department of Management plays a central role in the LSE, a global, single-faculty, social science university located in the heart of London. The Department’s faculty and research strength is centred in employment relations and human resource management, organisational behaviour, managerial economics and strategy, information systems and innovation, marketing, public management and governance, and operations management. The Department’s faculty members are engaged in research and scholarly activity across LSE, through research centres such as the Centre for Economic Performance, the Behavioural Research Lab, and interdisciplinary Institutes.  The Department’s own portfolio of degrees includes the BSc Management, a two-year Masters in Management, and specialist one-year masters programmes.

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide. For legal reasons, we have to inform applicants that the minimum salary for Assistant Professor at the LSE is £53,905 pa inclusive.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and person specification.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 14 January 2018 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

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