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Lecturer in Digital Innovation Management (Education) - King's College London

  • 1.  Lecturer in Digital Innovation Management (Education) - King's College London

    Posted 08-04-2021 08:57
    Dear all,

    There are two positions open, one of which will teach closely with me on my new MSc Digital Economy programme.  If you are interested in applying then please do contact me directly to discuss. Further details are below along with the link for application.

    Closing date: 17-Aug-2021

    Contact details: Maha Shaikh –

    Application Link: Lecturer in Digital Innovation Management Education job with King's College London at Strand Campus

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    The Department of Digital Humanities is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Academic Education Pathway) in Digital Innovation Management to contribute to its teaching in this and related areas. The post-holder will have a sound knowledge of the key concepts, theories, debates and challenges in digital innovation management, information systems, algorithmic management and digital transformation, with a PhD in a relevant area. We are looking for a range of expertise to support our fast-expanding programmes, which may include work experience in the sector of study. We are particularly interested in the following areas to support our teaching: any aspect of digital innovation; information systems; digital platforms; algorithmic management; and critical studies of technology. Furthermore, candidates with the potential for developing collaborations and knowledge exchange activities with commercial, industrial or third sector bodies are especially welcome.

    The post-holder will make a significant contribution to organising, delivering, and administering research-informed teaching to the highest professional standards at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, but especially for the MSc Digital Economy, including designing learning materials, convening modules, lecturing, seminar teaching, and providing formative and summative feedback. Post-holders will supervise dissertations at all levels, and undertake examining as required.  Successful candidates will also undertake pastoral and administrative duties, including personal tutoring and contribution to Departmental, Faculty and University administration.

    The department is committed to building an equitable and diverse academic environment. We therefore welcome applicants from underrepresented communities and those who can demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion in teaching, research, mentoring and service.

    These posts will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for 1 year

    This is a full-time post 35 hours per week- 100% full time equivalent


    Key responsibilities

    • Be accountable for the delivery of high-quality teaching to students both online and face-to-face
    • Develop and improve teaching materials, reading lists, and where appropriate, interactive and practice led activities
    • Create online lectures and seminars and make teaching materials available through the learning system
    • Assist in the preparation and assessment of assignments for core and optional modules
    • Undertake the marking of coursework assignments and dissertations for core and optional modules
    • Undertake dissertation supervision of BA and MA students
    • Plan and manage their own teaching
    • Evaluate current provision and identify areas for improvement particularly around student feedback
    • Respond to student feedback and to the further improvement and strategic development of programmes and modules


    The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post. 

    Skills, knowledge, and experience

    Essential criteria

    • PhD in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualification or work experience in a relevant sector
    • An in-depth understanding of the field of digital innovation management
    • An excellent understanding of current research and teaching in digital innovation management and information systems
    • Ability to communicate clearly and convincingly both orally and in writing to a wide range of individuals and groups, including overseas students, academic and professional services colleagues, and our cultural and industry partners
    • A good knowledge of contemporary teaching and learning approaches in higher education and the ability to enthuse students with innovative teaching methods
    • Experience of the development of learning materials and pedagogic innovation in teaching
    • Experience of teaching and student supervision at all levels and for a multi-cultural audience
    • Experience of effective assessment, marking, and provision of feedback for students
    • Good interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships
    • Excellent organisation skills and ability to work on own initiative


    Desirable criteria

    • Teaching qualification in higher education
    • Experience of online teaching
    • Work experience relevant to the field



    Please feel free to contact me for more details.

    Best wishes,

    Maha Shaikh


    Dr Maha Shaikh

    Senior Lecturer (Assoc. Prof) of Digital Innovation

    Programme Convenor: MSc Digital Economy

    Department of Digital Humanities

    King's College London

    Strand Campus

    London WC2R 2LS

    Maha Shaikh
    Associate Professor
    King's College London