Professor in Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Apr 11, 2019
Jun 09, 2019
Full Time





The Business School is looking to appoint a Professor in Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 

Effective academic leadership is fundamental to this post. The candidate should also be able have a well-established track record of attracting research funding and publishing research in internally recognised journals.

For this appointment we are particularly looking for people with a track record in the development and teaching of entrepreneurship courses across undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as research in the entrepreneurship field. Of importance is the ability to demonstrate experience teaching entrepreneurship, innovation in science-based activities or technology. 
The successful applicant will have a strong, internationally recognised publication record mostly on entrepreneurship and will have a track record in, peer-rated grant applications, achievement of knowledge transfer projects and postgraduate supervision. 

For this appointment, research excellence and an enthusiasm to encourage and support research capacity building within the School are important requirements for the posts.

A highly competitive remuneration package will be available for exceptional candidates considered for appointment at the Professorial level. 

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references. For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualifications and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Marian Elliott-Jones ( for further information. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9 June 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry, please contact:

Professor Keith Bender, Interim Head of School
+44-(0)1224 273411, email: 

Professor Ignacio Canales, Head of Management Studies
+44-(0)1224 273236; email   

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Bender or Professor Canales.

Please quote reference number BUS099A on all correspondence 

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.