Information Studies



Lecturer in Archives, Records Management and Information Governance - Ref: 1714612 


Closing Date:     8 Apr 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications:  23.59

Interview date:   17 May 2018

Job description


Grade:         8

Hours:          Full Time

Salary:         £43,023 - £50,753 per annum (incl. London Allowance)


Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Information Studies (UCL DIS) seeks to appoint a new Lecturer in Archives, Records Management and Information Governance to carry out high-quality research, teaching, public engagement and academic administration, with a teaching focus on the MA in Archives & Records Management.

UCL DIS would particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to teaching and research in some or any of the areas of community archives, participatory heritage practices, data curation, personal and corporate digital recordkeeping, records and information management, information governance, information security, information rights law, and historical development of the records profession. UCL DIS also welcomes any cognate areas which applicants bring which will extend or deepen its teaching and research programmes in archives and records management, information governance and in the interdisciplinary applications of these to other disciplines within the department.



Key requirements

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant subject, as well as a professional qualification in archives and records management or information management and governance fields. Candidates nearing completion of a PhD will also be considered.

Experience of conducting high quality independent research and authoring high quality research outputs are essential, as is expert knowledge sufficient to undertake post-graduate level teaching and doctoral supervision in the archives, records management and/or information governance disciplines.

Further details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. 

To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Elizabeth Shepherd (e.shepherd@ucl.ac.uk). 

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Kerstin Michaels, Departmental Manager (k.michaels@ucl.ac.uk).


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