Position available: Permanent Lectureship in ICT4D


The University of Manchester's Centre for Development Informatics is advertising a permanent lectureship in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D), at the Global Development Institute (GDI) in the School of Environment, Education and Development. They are looking to appoint an outstanding individual who will make a central and strategic contribution to, and enhancement of, our research and teaching programmes in the information systems/ICTs and development domain.

Applicants will hold or be near to completion of a PhD in a relevant area; have a track record of research and publication in information and communication technology for development. Applicants will also have a definable area of research and teaching interests that will complement those already present within the Development Informatics Group and the wider context of GDI; and direct experience of digital systems in developing/emerging economies through development of or research into such systems is essential for this post.

Short-listed candidates will be asked to make a short presentation on their research teaching experience and interests and explain how they will contribute to the work of GDI.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held during the last week in October 2016. Short-listed candidates will be invited to Manchester to attend an interview.

The post involves research and teaching in the information systems/ICTs and development domain, with salary in the range £34,576 to £47,801 per annum and the closing date for applications is 12th September 2016. 

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