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Humanist Archives: May 3, 2023, 6:46 a.m. Humanist 36.566 - lectureship in information studies (Glasgow)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 36, No. 566.
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        Date: 2023-05-02 19:15:26+00:00
        From: Tim Duguid <>
        Subject: Lecturer in Information Studies/Digital Humanities

Dear all,

The University of Glasgow is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in
Information Studies within the School of Humanities.

The subject has a record of innovative research and teaching, and we are
looking for outstanding candidates to help fulfil our strategic vision
to 'empower the human in information worlds'. Information Studies
provides a supportive, interdisciplinary, and collegial environment and
has had an excellent performance in the recent REF exercise and periodic
review of its teaching. Applications are welcome from across the
spectrum of Information Studies or Digital Humanities.

Our research aligns with the University’s research strategy
( and prioritises
collaboration, creativity and careers. The subject has strengths in
digital cultural heritage, use and application of AI, data analysis and
visualisation and virtual and augmented reality. Applications are
welcome that increase our research depth in these areas. Areas where the
subject can diversify its research include, but are not limited to,
geospatial information (including 3D), environmental information,
philosophy of information or technology and records management.
Applicants whose research addresses issues of equality, diversity, and
inclusion in any of these fields are encouraged.

The postholder will undertake research of international excellence,
contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience through
learning and teaching across our degree programmes (primarily our
undergraduate Digital Media and Information Studies degree) and to
knowledge exchange activities relative to the discipline. Candidates
with a commitment to engaging undergraduate students, widening
participation and /or developing links with employers are particularly

You’ll undertake administration and service activities in line with the
strategic objectives of the Subject/School and College.

The successful candidate will be fully supported in completing the
University’s early career development programme (ECDP)

This post is full time (35 hrs per week) and open ended.

Informal discussions about the post are welcome, please contact Dr Ian
Anderson, Head of Subject,

Closing date*: 26 May 2023



Dr Timothy Duguid
Lecturer, Digital Humanities
Senior Adviser, College of Arts
Information Studies
University of Glasgow
11 University Gardens
Glasgow G12 8QQ
tel: +44 (0)141 330 2095

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