|Placed On:||3rd October 2023|
|Closes:||12th November 2023|
The UCL Department of Information Studies (DIS) in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities will launch a new BSc Information in Society degree at UCL East from autumn 2024. DIS offers postgraduate qualifications for the archive, library and information professions, publishing, information and data science and digital humanities, and collaborates in the delivery of an inter-faculty BSc in Information Management for Business. We also have a strong international reputation for research.
About the role
We are seeking an innovative researcher and educator to appoint to a full-time post beginning in April 2024 with a teaching focus in archives, records management and information governance. We are interested in applicants with expertise in any aspect of the discipline, but particularly those who could contribute to ongoing or new teaching and research in one or more of the following areas: access and use of records and archives; digital curation of records and archives; computational and technological advances and recordkeeping; archives and creative practice; anti-oppressive approaches to recordkeeping.
The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of archives, records management and information governance including contemporary professional issues within these sectors internationally, sufficient to teach a range of topics at undergraduate and postgraduate university level; a professional qualification or relevant professional work experience in archives and records management or information management and governance field; teaching and teaching support experience at university level, both online and in person; a PhD in a relevant subject (or about to be complete); ability to conduct high quality research which is reflected in the authorship of high quality publications.
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below:
Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women. Our department has a bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.
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