Associate Professor in Management (Information Systems)

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Department of Management

Associate Professor in Management

(Information Systems and Innovation)


Salaries will be on the appropriate salary scale and will be commensurate with experience, taking into account pay equity within the Department.

The salary scale starts at £66,742 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website. 



The Department of Management plays a central role in the LSE, a global, single-faculty, social science university located in the heart of London. The Department’s faculty and research strength is centred in employment relations and human resource management, organisational behaviour, managerial economics and strategy, information systems and innovation, marketing, public management and governance, and operations management. The Department’s faculty members are engaged in research and scholarly activity across LSE, through research centres such as the Centre for Economic Performance, the Behavioural Research Lab, and interdisciplinary Institutes.  The Department’s own portfolio of degrees includes the BSc Management, a two-year Masters in Management, and specialist one-year masters programmes. The Department of Management’s mission is to inform and inspire better understanding and practice of management worldwide, by extending and challenging traditional approaches through an integrated view of the economic, psychological, social, political and technological contexts in which people, teams, organisations and markets operate. From our setting in a leading international city, we drive improvement in management practice worldwide by producing valuable, original and robust research insights, and delivering innovative education. We are seeking to hire an Associate Professor in Management in the area of Information Systems and Innovation.


Successful applicants will have a PhD in Information Systems or a relevant related field. You will have a proven record of outstanding research, as evidenced by a track record of publishing in top journals. In addition to attracting established scholars working in areas of core interest to the field of information systems, we particularly welcome candidates working at the nexus of IS and data science or more specifically data-informed approaches to managing organizations. We expect a research approach that appreciates the complexity of social or organizational processes within which digital innovation is embedded. Applicants will have a significant track record of excellence in teaching at masters and undergraduate level. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, including an ability to place one's specialist work within a broader social science context. You will also demonstrate a commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students, including pastoral care.


In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


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The closing date for receipt of applications is 8th January 2021 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.


Associate Professor in Management (Information Systems)