about Linda Macaulay

Linda A Macaulay
Professor of System Design / Manchester Business School
The University of Manchester, Booth Street East, M15 6PB

Employment History
Leadership Professor Macaulay has proven leadership experience as Head of the Information Systems Research Group (13 staff; 40 researchers/doctoral students) from 2003 to 2006; Head of the Department of Computation at UMIST (75 staff; 750 students) from 2001 to 2003. She has facilitated collaboration between academics and industry partners in her role as Director of the Centre of Expertise in e-Commerce from 1998 to 2001 and as Director of External Relations in the School of Informatics 2003-2005.
2011 - present Emeritus Professor, University of Manchester
2007- 2011 Professor of System Design, Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester
1999- 2007 Professor of System Design, School of Informatics, The University of Manchester
Major roles include:
• Head of School 2001-2003
• Member of UMIST Council
• Member of Project Unity CLG
• Head of Information Systems Research Group 2005 (11 academics, 45 PhDs)
• Director of Enterprise and External Relations 2005 onwards
• Member of EPSRC College IT and Computer Science (2003-2006)
1992-1999 Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Department of Computation, UMIST
Major responsibilities included:
• Chair of Departmental Academic Board,
• Director of Centre of Expertise in Electronic Commerce (18 regional organisations)
• Head of e-Commerce Design Research Group (3 academics, 12 Phds/RAs).

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Principal Lecturer and Head of Research
Department of Computer Studies and Mathematics, University of Huddersfield
Major responsibilities included: 
• promoting research and acquiring external funding for research projects
• development of new courses in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and
• formation of a new HCI Research Unit

1974-1976 Systems Designer
Wessex Regional Computer Services, Dorset,
Poole General Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and The London Hospital
Responsible for design, implementation and user training of a Hospital Pathology Lab system, use of Coral 66 on CTP Modular One computers.
1972-1974  Applications Programmer
Tayside Area Health Authority, Dundee, Scotland, based at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.
Responsible for the development of software prototypes within a Feasibility Study of Ward Based Computer Systems; Use of Assembler programming
1985-1986 Secondment to ICL in Reading

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