Dr Ian Watson

Assistant Professor

Sector: Higher Education

Member Since, September 5, 2023

Open To Work

  • I am open to relocating to
  • I am open to working remotely Yes
  • I am open to being contacted by employers and recruiters Yes

About Me

With 23+ years experience in teaching in British Higher Education. I am a Senior Lecturer with a demonstrated My teaching is focussed on how organisations in the 21st Century utilise IT/IS solutions to their advantage.

Skilled in Research methods, Communication, Lecturing, Academic Writing, and International franchise programme development.

I am an experienced external examiner and external panel member for national and international programmes of study.
My Doctorate focussed on pedagogy in International Higher Education. I am particularly interested in developing research projects investigating TNHE and the NeoColonialism of higher education. My current funded research project focusses on moving health consultations from face to face to online.


  • Archaeological Sciences (1986 - 1989) University of Bradford

  • MSc, Computer Based Information Systems (1994 - 1997) University Of Sunderland

Work & Experience

  • Northumbria University (2000 - Present ) Assistant Professor

    Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students. May 2018 completed my Doctorate in TNHE.

  • University of Sunderland (1997 - 2000 ) ICT/IS SystemsConsultant

  • University of Sunderland (1992 - 1997 ) Student Services

    Student Adviser