Senior Lecturer or Reader in Information Studies

University of Glasgow - School of Humanities

Job Purpose

We are seeking a senor lecturer/reader to lead the University’s research and teaching in Information Studies, in the School of Humanities. The postholder will undertake and promote international research in global contemporary library, archives and informatics, shaping archival research and practice on archives in contemporary society.

The postholder will take a leading role in the development and expansion of the Information Management and Preservation MSc Programme, and play a vital role in leading the agenda of the School of Humanities and the College of Arts, in line with the University, College and School strategic objectives.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 9, £50,618 - £56,950 per annum

The University may exceptionally appoint on the following contribution points: £58,655 - £62,219.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

Vacancy Ref: 020190, closing date: 12 March 2018.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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