Senior Research Associate

Newcastle University Business School

Ref B241R (NUBS) / Full time
Starting salary: £35,532 to £38,757
Closing date: 6 August 2009

The appointment is for three years in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.

Newcastle University's Business School wish to appoint a Senior Research Associate to contribute to the business theme of our £12.6million RCUK funded Research Hub for Inclusion through the Digital Economy. This represents a rare, exciting new opportunity for an experienced e-Business researcher to make an impact within a large multidisciplinary environment. The main focus of this appointment is to identify, map and implement emerging strategies, business models and organizational innovations enabled by information and communications technologies (ICTs) across different sectors and domains. The successful candidate should have a PhD in e-Business, information systems and organizational transformation, ideally from a Business School, with advanced qualitative methodological skills and experience in managing and conducting research projects in multidisciplinary environments and developing new research proposals for external funding.

You must be self-motivated, flexible and open to new ideas; a team player and an excellent communicator both in engaging with colleagues from other disciplines and with external organizations, and in publishing high quality academic papers and disseminating results to different stakeholders. Domain knowledge of ICTs in ageing and assisted living, the creative industries and transport are helpful but not essential.

Proposed starting date: 1 Oct 2009