Lecturer in Business Management

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,845 - £55,750 per annum + Benefits
Wednesday, 24 March 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 23 April 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

We seek to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Business Management. You must be able to demonstrate research excellence – as evidenced by high quality publications – and the ability to deliver excellent teaching using simulations. You will have a strong research and scholarly trajectory in Business Management with significant potential to generate research income, pursue impact activities, and to develop an international reputation for their scholarly activities. You will be committed to the success and development of Newcastle University Business School. The post offers the opportunity for you to join a dynamic and vibrant Subject Group (Leadership, Work & Organisations), and a triple accredited Business School that is committed to collegiality and academic citizenship.

You must have a PhD in a relevant subject (or a PhD near completion – i.e. strictly within three months of submission).

Newcastle University Business School is located in Newcastle City Centre and at the gateway to the Newcastle Helix, a £350million partnership between Newcastle University, Newcastle City Council and Legal and General, where business meets Science.

Newcastle University is a Russell Group institution and the Newcastle University Business School is home to 4000 students and is one of an elite group of Business Schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation from the three internationally recognised accreditation bodies: AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS. This places the School in the top 1% of business schools worldwide and is testament to our reputation for our world leading Research and Teaching.

We understand how important the full employment package is to our colleagues at Newcastle University and we are committed to providing a great range of benefits and discounts for our staff, you can learn more about what is available here  

Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Professor Stephen Hughes, Head of the Leadership, Work & Organisation (LWO) Subject Group at stephen.hughes@newcastle.ac.uk

Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality outlets, demonstrating impact
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the subject area of Business Management, and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment
  • Pursue external funding
  • Demonstrate impact by developing research-based solutions to real-world problems and engage with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work
  • Supervise PGR students in a research-led university
  • Contribute to the Business School’s Triple Accreditation and Professional Body Accreditations
  • Have a commitment to high quality teaching and learning and student support, including the use of simulations as part of your teaching
  • Coach and support students throughout their studies in the role of personal tutor
  • Set and mark assessment of modules in accordance with University standards and utilise on-line and digitised curricula and education frameworks
  • Contribute to curriculum development
  • Provide education for life, that engages, challenges and supports our students to discover and fulfil their potential both while they are studying with us and once they have graduated
  • Operate as an active academic citizen and colleague in the Business School community

Person Specification (Essential)

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of research published in international and world-leading outlets
  • Evidence of/potential to develop and secure grant capture and/or impact
  • A track record of engaging with external stakeholders, generating real-world impact from research
  • Evidence of the potential to contribute to the relevant Research Community
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary (Management & Organisation) knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students
  • Experience of using simulations in teaching
  • Evidence of ability to deliver research-led teaching, making effective use of technology to enhance learning
  • Evidence of effective use of discplinary and proactive research and a developing international research profile
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational, time management and presentation skills
  • Demonstration of successful team working and operating as an effective colleague
  • Experience or potential for undertaking a management and leadership role
  • Evidence of academic citizenship in our School  
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability


  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject
  • PhD (or equivalent) at or near completion – i.e. strictly within three months of submission
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria
  • Professional Body Membership as appropriate to the Subject area (Desirable)