Head of MBA Programmes (Associate Professor)

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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
18 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

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Head of MBA Programmes (Associate Professor)

Pathway: Learning and Teaching

We are looking for a highly ambitious and motivated Associate Professor with vision, experience and international standing to lead the revision and development of the School’s MBA programmes.

Edinburgh Napier University is proud to be ranked the number one Modern University in Scotland (GUG 2021) and number one in Edinburgh for Student Satisfaction (NSS 2020). Our Business School, one of the largest in the UK, delivers high quality education that connects knowledge and skills with industry related, impactful research and innovation. We develop graduates that are highly valued by employers and add value to the communities in which we serve.

We are in an exciting phase of growth, as part of our ambitious strategy to be ‘The Business School for Empowerment, Enterprise and Employability for All’, and this is a key role in the School’s leadership team. To learn more about our Business School, watch this short video.

The role

Currently, the School offers on-campus on online MBA programmes.

As the successful candidate, you will lead the strategic development and delivery of these programmes: driving improvements and enhancements and focusing on the provision of an excellent student experience, with real world application and the creation of a distinctive curriculum.

You will lead on developing new market initiatives and programmes to deliver world class learning environments that meet the needs of today’s professionals and the business leaders of the future.

You will support the improved planning and integration of all aspects of our work and ensure the effective delivery of the MBA portfolio.

Who we are looking for

This is a demanding role that will require operational focus. 

We are looking for exceptional candidates who will take an active part in our ambitious strategy for The Business School, bringing their experience, skills and creativity to the role, whilst demonstrating a track record of high-quality teaching and research activity within their discipline.

They should demonstrate excellence in, and passion for developing and delivering programmes at postgraduate level in business.   

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline
  • Academic achievement including research outputs, income generation and academic leadership
  • Extensive experience of leading and managing PG programmes
  • Experience in MBA accreditation
  • Leadership achievement including management experience in higher education
  • High quality teaching/learning and research programmes
  • 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

Salary: GBP 51,034 - GBP 59,135 per annum (Grade 7) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23%).

Further Information about our benefits can be found here

Additional information

Application Closing Date: Sunday 24 January 2020 at 11.59pm

Interviews will be held on: 12 February 2021

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Professor / Head of Management Group, Brian Howieson b.howieson@napier.ac.uk and for general queries please contact recuitment@napier.ac.uk .

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

Edinburgh Napier University is committed to the creation of an inclusive culture

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