Reader (Associate Professor) in Organization Theory and/or Information Systems

EmployerUniversity of Cambridge
Published9 October 2017
Closing Date6 November 2017
WorkplaceCambridge, East of England, UK
CategoryBusiness / Economics


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Reader (Associate Professor) in Organization Theory and/or Information Systems

Since 1990, Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world’s most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

Cambridge Judge Business School is a highly ranked modern business school, located at the heart of an 800-year old University, with an ambitious and collegial faculty in the Organization Theory and Information Systems (OTIS) group. The OTIS group has developed a reputation for qualitative research that is rigorous, original and consequential, as evidenced by a strong publication record, ’deep engagement’ with practitioners, high profile media coverage, and the strength of its PhD candidates.

The Organization Theory and Information Systems at CJBS, is looking to recruit a Reader (Associate Professor) in Organization Theory and/or Information Systems. The group seeks to further increase its global visibility through its research outputs, including publications in core Management Journals as well as placing its PhD graduates in academic careers. The ideal candidate would be someone with an established and strong research record as evidenced by consistent placement in top journals and other high-impact outlets. S/he would ideally but not necessarily have an interest in one or more of the following: digital innovation, social entrepreneurship, teams and team leadership, and sustainability, and such theoretical/methodological orientations as sociomateriality, practice theory, symbolic interactionism, institutional theory, and ethnography. The group is supportive of non-traditional research and is particularly welcoming of candidates unafraid to tackle ’grand challenge’ topics in organizations and society more widely.

The teaching associated with the Readership covers core and elective courses on the MBA, EMBA our various MPhil programmes, and the Management studies Tripos. Project administration and dissertation supervision is also expected.

The appointment will be made at the Readership level, and anticipated to start on 1 September 2018.

We offer a competitive package of benefits.

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9 October 2017

Closing date

6 November 2017

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