Professor of Entrepreneurship

Durham (GB)
02 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Entrepreneurship

The role

Durham University Business School, with full international accreditation and a Financial Times Top 100 rank, is investing in posts at all levels, and across several disciplines as part of our ambitions to become a Top 20 European Business School. Among other vacancies, we seek to appoint two Professors in the Department of Management and Marketing, which is one of three ‘research-intensive departments who share the ambition to advance world-changing knowledge and secure global impact through increasingly collaborative research across disciplines with colleagues in Durham University and beyond.

Our central purpose it to create, share and use knowledge to deliver equitable and sustainable futures around the world. Accordingly, we seek to recruit research and teaching colleagues with the drive, vision and talent to elevate our research activity and environment. We are looking for future colleagues who will lead and contribute to the development to world-class publications, creation of intellectual capacity through the generation of research funds and the delivery of new knowledge that has a discernible influence on academic thought and documented impact beyond academia. We welcome colleagues with a passion for student learning and a desire to enhance an inclusive community of learning, in and beyond the school.

Professor of Entrepreneurship: This post will build upon the academic leadership capacity in small business and entrepreneurship, a strategic subject for the School’s future growth and research focus. The appointment will also contribute to the design and delivery of the institution-wide proposition for entrepreneurship, including international partnership development in this intellectual space.

Durham University is one of the world’s top universities, boasting a welcoming and vibrant international community. Durham is an exceptional place in which to base your career. Our strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences see us listed as a top 5 UK and top 100 global university with our students and our world-leading academics sitting at the heart of delivering our ground-breaking work. As part of our ambitious strategy we are growing and we look forward to welcoming your application.

Vacancy Reference: DUBS18-1