Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£51,034 - £59,135 per annum + benefits
Mar 24, 2021
End of advertisement period
Apr 23, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

We seek to appoint an outstanding Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management. You must be able to demonstrate research excellence – as evidenced by high quality publications – and deliver excellent teaching. You will have a background in quantitative research methods and a track record in shaping Strategic Management research agendas, generating research income, pursuing impact activities, and an international reputation in their field. You will be committed to the success and development of Newcastle University Business School. You will 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 and are expected to provide academic leadership commensurate with a Senior Lectureship position in our School.

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   

For more information about Newcastle University Business School, please visit our website

Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Subject Group Head - Professor Stephen Hughes at

Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality outlets, demonstrating impact and winning external research funding;
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the Strategic Management subject area and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment;
  • Demonstrate impact by developing research-based solutions to real-world problems and engage with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work;
  • Attract and 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;
  • 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;
  • As a senior colleague make a positive academic citizenship and leadership contribution to our Business School community;

Person Specification (Essential)

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • A sustained international research and innovation profile and proven track record in international and world-leading publication
  • A track record of securing external research funding
  • A background in quantitative research methods
  • 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 commitment to interdisciplinarity
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary (Strategic Management) knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students
  • Evidence of or potential for internationalising the curricula
  • Evidence of delivering research-led teaching and making effective use of technology to enhance learning
  • Evidence of effective use of disciplinary 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
  • Skills in organisation and leadership necessary for undertaking a management and leadership role in the School
  • Evidence of academic citizenship
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability


  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject
  • A PhD
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria
  • HE Teaching qualification (or equivalent experience)
  • Professional Body Membership as appropriate to the Subject area (Desirable)