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Chair in Information Management

University of Leeds - Leeds University Business School

Location: Leeds
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th September 2018
Closes: 27th September 2018
Job Ref: LUBSC1336

Are you an experienced academic leader looking for a challenging senior leadership position? Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience?

As Professor of Information Management you will have a sustained track record of internationally recognised research, teaching excellence and academic leadership. Working within the Management division, faculty and university and you will provide academic leadership in the field of business with specific emphasis on information management.

You will be joining the highly active Adaptation Information Management and Technology (AIMTech) Research Group. Your work will fall with the Logistics, Information, Operations and Networks (LION) Subject Group of the Management Division of Leeds University Business School

The group’s work is focused on the inter-relationship between new technologies, information management and organisational change. A prominent component of AIMTech’s activities is the on-going transfer of knowledge to both the public and the private sectors in areas which include public safety, local government and health. Much of the work within the group is informed by Activity Theory, the use and development of which forms theoretical bedrock for most of our projects. The Logistics, Information, Operations and Networks Subject Group, part of the School’s Management Division, was established to advance operations, supply chain management and information management theories and practices.

You will have a sustained track record of integrating research with learning and teaching to deliver an excellent student experience, experience of sustained delivery of ambitious and imaginative academic leadership. With the ability to forge strong partnerships across subject areas and disciplines you will have strong organisational, collaborative and communication skills.

All applications should include a supporting statement, outlining how you meet the person specification of the role, and a CV.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor David Allen, Director AIMTech Research Group


Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Business

School/Institute: Leeds University Business School

Category: Academic

Grade: Grade 10

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