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Lecturer in Digital Development (Teaching and Research)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-018565

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 13/05/2022

Salary: £37,467 to £51,799 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Global Development Institute

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: From 1 September 2022

School / Directorate: School of Environment, Education and Development

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Permanent Lecturer in Digital Development (Teaching and Research). It welcomes applications from exceptional candidates who can contribute to research and research-informed teaching that complements existing offerings in the Global Development Institute (GDI) and can make a significant contribution to GDI’s postgraduate teaching programmes on Digital Development, and Management and Information Systems. The post will be attached to the GDI’s Human and Digital Development cluster and to GDI’s Digital Development research group. 

Applications are welcomed from appropriately qualified candidates in all areas of global development, but particularly from candidates with a track record of high-quality research related to digital development, the implementation of new digital systems, and their implications for developmental processes in the Global South. In addition, prior experience of postgraduate teaching in areas of relevance to digital development will be expected.

The University invites applications for the above post which is tenable from 1st September 2022.

Interviews will be held in May-June 2022.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Professor Khalid Nadvi, Managing Director and Head of the GDI

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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