Teaching Associate in Information Systems / Information and Communication Technology

Aston University - Aston Business School

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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 teams– 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 research, teaching, PhD/DBA supervision, and enterprise activities. We welcome discussions with prospective candidates with interests in the areas of App development, digital platforms & innovation, IT outsourcing, robotic process automation & cognitive automation, Internet of Things, cyber security, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, IT Management and Strategy, databases, software development, and virtual organizations. We are keen to discuss new ideas in order to strengthen our research profile and complement our teaching and business support provision. 

You will have a good first degree, or equivalent job experience as well as a masters degree or postgraduate diploma in a relevant subject discipline.

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 Fellows of the HEA (or equivalent). Membership of a learned organization and possession of entrepreneurial skills are highly desirable.

Applications for a part-time role are welcome.

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

The post is available to start in the autumn of 2018.

Please visit our website http://www.aston.ac.uk/makethefuture for further information and to apply online. 

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