Associate Professor in Marketing/Advertising

Coventry, United Kingdom
£51,044 - £63,684 per annum
26 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 27/10/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Business & Law
Salary £51,044 - £63,684 per annum
Job category/type Additional Research

Job description

Coventry University is achieving an unprecedented level of success. Having earned a place in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings' world top 250, secured 15th spot in the 2020 Guardian league table, and achieved a gold rating in the UK government's 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), our vision is to continue to enhance our position as a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research both nationally and across the world.
The Faculty of Business and Law is a key part of this dynamic and innovative university group, with excellent links to major national and international organisations and close partnerships with universities around the world. Currently home to around 8,500 students, with 40% international, we are continuing to experience growth and are expanding our international reach, and enterprise activity.

Coventry Business School is made up of 3 Schools:

  • Economics Finance and Accounting
  • Marketing and Management
  • Strategy and Leadership

The Faculty has a very collaborative and supportive ethos which builds a strong community of academics and makes it a place where people want to work. We have made significant investment in staff areas to create a modern working environment which also allows colleagues the freedom to build their own communities.

We strive to be innovative and bold in our delivery and have invested in one of the largest academic trading floors in Europe, a state-of-the-art DigiComm Lab, and a Business Simulation Suite. The Faculty has two vibrant centres, producing world leading research - Centre for Business in Society and Centre for Financial and Corporate and Financial Integrity. Successful candidates who are established independent researchers may be eligible to join a Centre immediately as an Associate Member and access a whole of range of support. Early career academics may be eligible to join our new ASPiRE programme (Academic Support Programme in Research Excellence).

In addition to teaching and research, there are also opportunities for career progression through internationalisation and enterprise tracks. To support these ambitious plans, we are seeking new talent to join our expanding team.

If you share our values and ambition and want to be part of this vibrant academic community, we look forward to hearing from you.

Role Purpose:

Associate Professors are academic leaders who are expected to make a substantial impact on the global academy, society and the University through effective and innovative leadership in learning and teaching and/or scholarship and/or research and/or enterprise. The role holder will have a significant and on-going international and national reputation in his/her field/discipline.(S)he will hold substantive management/leadership roles at School level and will contribute to University-level strategic planning processes. We therefore expect the role holder to contribute to the formation and implementation of strategic priorities in the University and to work across disciplinary and structural boundaries in the University where it is appropriate to do so.

Person Specification:

  • PhD and publications or equivalent outputs
  • Extensive teaching experience and evidence of successful innovation and programme development or a demonstration of these capabilities from a business environment
  • Successful experience of implementing strategies or of managing development projects
  • Demonstrates excellence in one or more of: teaching, research, enterprise activity

Please note CV's not accepted - Applicants must complete our online application form.

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