Lecturer in Information Systems and Development
The University of Manchester is seeking a lecturer to teach Master's
modules on information systems and development; undertake research on
information systems, ICTs and development; and contribute to
development of a distance learning Master's programme.
The lecturer will be a staff member of the Institute for Development
Policy and Management (http://www.sed.manchester.ac.uk/idpm). IDPM
provides globally-recognised research, postgraduate-only training, and
consultancy in international development and management. It was rated
first in development studies in research power terms by the recent UK
Research Assessment Exercise.
The lecturer will be part of the University's new Centre for
Development Informatics (http://www.manchester.ac.uk/cdi), the leading
academic centre working on ICTs and international development.
The appointed candidate will be educated to at least Master's level
with a track record of information systems teaching, research and
publications, and with direct experience of information systems in
developing economies. For those candidates who lack a sufficient
research track record, appointment as a Teaching Fellow may be
considered. Full details of the essential and desirable person
specification requirements can be found in the further particulars.
The appointment is for two years initially from 1 Jan 2010 or as soon
as possible thereafter, with the likelihood of extension. Salary in
the range £32,458-£35,469 per annum.
Closing date for applications: 26 October 2009
Links to further particulars, application forms and guidance notes:
Centre for Development Informatics
IDPM, SED, University of Manchester, UK
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