Professor in Marketing

Expiring today

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Grade 8
21 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 21/07/2019
Salary: Grade 8
Package: Excellent Benefits

Job description

Professor in Marketing - Permanent, Full Time

An exciting opportunity exists, to play an important role in the Marketing subject area within Edinburgh Napier Business School.

The Business School is one of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland and at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. It has an established track record of a high level of engagement and collaborative working with business and professional networks.

The Business School is focused on developing employable (and self-employable) graduates who will drive economic growth both at home and abroad. We have strong and developing links with business through research-led teaching, practice based classroom activities, student placements, business support, research and consultancy.

To learn more about our Business School, watch this short video.

The role

We are looking to appoint a Professor in Marketing to contribute to the development of the Marketing subject area within the Management Subject Group. You will join us as an esteemed academic leader and will be an essential part of the Marketing leadership team. You will have a proven network of strong industry and academic contacts and will engage with stakeholder groups both external and internal to the University. You will provide strategic direction to the Marketing research group, and therefore, experience of leading a research group is desirable. Our research themes are: Branding, Digital Marketing, Consumer Behaviour and International Marketing.

As Professor you will have a proven substantive track record of innovative teaching and research and leadership experience. REF-able for 2021, you will have a track record of publishing high quality 3* and 4* research outputs in the Marketing discipline. You will generate research income and deliver impact through personal research, and by leading and mentoring colleagues in the subject group. You will have a track record in postgraduate doctoral research supervision and developing early career researchers.

Drawing on your experience of learning and teaching within the Marketing subject area, you will contribute to the University's objective of growing our academic reputation for research-informed and engaged student learning in the UK and overseas. You will be expected to contribute to teaching, have line management responsibilities and guide Marketing colleagues in achieving their career objectives.

Who we are looking for

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline
  • Academic achievement including international standing, research outputs, income generation and academic leadership
  • Leadership achievement including management experience in higher education
  • High quality teaching/learning and research programmes 
  • Evidence of research led teaching 
  • An ability to deliver teaching internationally, nationally (UK) and online

To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile

Benefits we offer

Grade 8: GBP Competitive with excellent benefits.

Additional Information

Application Closing Date: 21 July 2019.  Interviews will be held on the 19th August 2019.

For an informal discussions about this position, please contact Professor Brian Howieson, Head of Management Subject Group at b.howieson2@napier.ac.uk 

Please note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment, as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.