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Associate Director (Thematic Hub Lead: Economies, Mind and Technologies Hub)

We are looking to appoint an Associate Director (Thematic Hub Lead: Economies, Mind and Technologies Hub) to join the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS). As a member of the directorate you will take the lead in overseeing the activities of the Economies, Mind and Technologies Hub. This role provides academic colleagues with an opportunity to contribute to the on-going development of SGSSS, and the range of opportunities available to social science research students in Scotland.

This 0.3 FTE position (institutional commitment from partner HEI to SGSSS) is available immediately and interviews will take place on the morning of 12 June in Edinburgh.

Closing date for applications: Tues 28 May 2019. Applicants should send a copy of their CV and a cover letter outlining why they are attracted to the position, along with relevant experience.

Applications should be sent to team@sgsss.ac.uk including ‘Associate Director (Thematic Hub Lead: Economies, Mind and Technologies Hub) application’ in the email subject heading.

If you would like to discuss the post in further detail please contact the SGSSS Director, Professor Jamie Pearce (Director) jamie.pearce@ed.ac.uk.

What’s a Hub? 
Within the Graduate School we divide our students up into 15 groups of disciplines called Pathways. A full list of our Pathways can be found here. The 15 Pathways are then thematically grouped into 3 Hubs, each of which is assigned an Associate Director. The Economies, Mind, and Technologies Hub incorporates the following Pathways:

  • Accounting, Finance, Business and Management (AFBM)
  • Economics
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Studies and Information and Communication Studies