Lecturer in Marketing (Teaching & Scholarship) – Fixed term for two years

London, England, United Kingdom
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Job description

The School of Business and Management (SBM) seeks to recruit an inspirational teacher and educational leader to a lectureship in marketing. This is a teaching focused position, which offers an exceptional opportunity for a passionate teacher to shape student education and experience within our rapidly growing and distinctive management school. Applicants for the lectureship will be at least at post-doctoral level. All applicants should have the ability to teach and supervise effectively across our main undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

QMUL has been recognised as a top 100 university in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings, and placed 9th in the UK among multi-faculty institutions in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. It is the fourth largest college in the University of London and is growing rapidly through sustained investments in facilities on one of London’s largest campuses (Mile End), excellent research and improving the student experience. QMUL is a highly internationalised university, but with deep roots and continuing engagement with East London communities.

School of Business and Management

The School has been undergoing a period of rapid growth, doubling our number of academic staff over the last five years. We presently have 85 academic staff, with more appointments in process. We have over 1100 undergraduate Business Studies students (including a BSc in Management and Marketing programme) plus approximately 800 students taking business in combination with other degree subjects within QMUL. At the post-graduate level we have around 700 MSc students (including an MSc in Marketing programme) and a well-established doctoral programme of around 60 doctoral students.

SBM’s core purpose is to promote social justice, sustainability and good governance in the management of private, public and voluntary organisations through our research and education. We are a distinctive School that takes a humanities and social science led approach to our scholarship, and are now the largest school within QMUL’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), with its traditional strengths as a site of critical thinking in the humanities, law, history, geography and politics.

Lecturer in Marketing (Teaching & Scholarship)

Candidates will be expected to have a completed doctorate (or have a doctorate under examination) by September 2018 and be able to demonstrate the capacity for excellent teaching in a UK university context.  We will consider applications from any field of marketing however we are particularly interested in the areas of, service marketing, strategic marketing, business-to-business marketing, sales management, marketing analytics, digital marketing, e-marketing, new media and communication, consumer behaviour, and marketing psychology. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the marketing teaching on our MSc and undergraduate programmes.

QMUL is strongly committed to the development of all its staff and we will ensure that the successful candidate has the opportunity to develop their teaching and administrative skills. Colleagues in teaching-focused roles have access to a full range of professional development support, including an annual allowance to support their scholarship or pedagogical activities. Queen Mary recently revised the university’s promotion guidelines to provide comprehensive and clear promotion routes for T&S staff up to and including the academic rank of professor.

The post is full time and fixed term for two years. Applicants who wish to be considered for a job-share arrangement or for flexible working are welcome. Queen Mary is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Starting salary will be in the range £40,865 – £50,881 per annum  inclusive of London Allowance and include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme, and interest-free travel season ticket loan.

How to apply

Apply online

Your application should include a CV plus evidence of your teaching (for example recent evaluations and teaching awards or other recognition). As part of the selection process you will be asked to give a short presentation to members of the School, details of which will be provided if you are shortlisted.  The post is available any time after 1st September 2018.

We are guided by the ideal of a university as a centre for the development of fundamental ideas and the expansion of the boundaries of knowledge, independent of political and other transient opinions.