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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Business Information Systems) (5191)

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School is a triple accredited business school (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA), placing us within a global elite of institutions for business education and research. We offer a full range of programmes to c. 10,000 students across undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA qualifications. We are also the UK's sector leader for degree apprenticeships, where we work in partnership with a number of blue chip employers. The last five years have also seen a tripling of our research active staff, and a rapid upward trajectory in all key research metrics. We have experts in a wide range of disciplines and embrace our vision of developing our students into highly employable, socially and environmentally responsible individuals. As one of our team, you'll have unique opportunities to work with our extensive network of commercial organisations, global exchange institutions, research collaborations and alumni communities.

The Department of Operations, Technology, Events and Hospitality Management is an ambitious, large, and diverse department within the Business School. With over 1,500 students and 55 academic staff, The Department delivers a wide range of courses covering undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and commercial programmes, including the sector-leading degree apprenticeships programme – Digital & Technology Solutions.

The Business Information Systems team is a dynamic and growing group of research academics focusing on providing high quality teaching and learning across a range of programmes in the Business School.

We are looking to appoint 3 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer's in Business Information Systems to help deliver high quality teaching and learning across a range of subjects for the degree/postgraduate programmes in the department and the Business School, including BSc Business Technology and Digital & Technology Solutions degree apprenticeship. 

This role is for 3 full time and permanent members of staff, working a 37-hour week.

About You

You will:

  • be able to teach and provide academic leadership on our programmes and contribute to the ongoing development of these dynamic subject areas including specialism in two or more of these areas: IS strategy, enterprise systems, data management, IT consultancy, digital business transformation, developing digital business, strategic outsourcing, enterprise system or business analysis.
  • having an understanding at least in one of the following: UML, SAP Hana and Blockchain is desirable.
  • have experience of teaching in a higher education setting, and experience of Unit/Module Leadership (unit/module design, unit/module management, assessment, quality assurance) is desirable.
  • experience of supervising students on digital business projects, ideally developed in collaboration with industry partners is desirable
  • be student-focused in your academic practice, committed to quality, collaborative in your work and driven in your own professional development. 

About us

We are committed to your professional development on either the Education, Pedagogy and Citizenship or the Research, Education and Citizenship career pathway; both of which are equally valuable and offer identical promotion opportunities.

Application

If you would like to join our team and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your CV and Covering Letter via our application portal.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Shobana Nair Partington (Head of Department OTEHM), s.n.partington@mmu.ac.uk

Interviews will take place on the 8th September

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

 

In recognition of staff contributions to the University's achievements during the 2021/2022 academic year, an additional discretionary payment of 2% per annum will be added to your salary until 31/07/23 in order to ensure consistency amongst existing and incoming staff.  This additional 2% will be paid pro rata in equal monthly instalments, on top of your salary each month until 31/07/23.


 
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Location
Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
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  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Business and Law
  • Salary:
    Grade 8 (£38,223 to £44,282) to Grade 9 (£45,632 to £52,841)
  • Closing Date:
    15 August 2022
  • Contract Type:
    permanent
  • Contracted Hours per week:
    37
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