Professor of Entrepreneurship

Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Job description

School/department: School of Business, Management & Economics
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 1915
Salary: the University offers competitive remuneration packages
Closing date:  1 September 2017.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 28 September 2017

The University of Sussex is looking to recruit an additional faculty member in the Department of Business and Management (B&M), which is a key component of the School of Business, Management and Economics (BMEc).

The B&M department is engaged in researching and teaching the full range of business disciplines, working closely with the other departments in the School, namely Economics, with its strong reputation for development economics and international trade; and SPRU, the internationally recognised centre for policy related research and work on climate change and innovation.

We are recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Professorial level in the area of entrepreneurship. We are looking for an individual who will fit with our current faculty in this area, whose interests are on small business development, sustainable enterprise, corporate entrepreneurship and enterprise policy.

The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial academic who enjoys working in a dynamic, multidisciplinary, environment and shows enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues. Applicants must have significant teaching experience and will have demonstrated their established success as researchers through publications and successful grant applications.

Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of the Department of Business and Management School, Prof Sue Newell (

How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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