Associate Professor - Department of Strategy, Management and Marketing – Marketing

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
£55,091 to £59,880 per annum
23 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Professor - Department of Strategy, Management and Marketing – Marketing

Located in a modern £300m campus in the heart of Birmingham City Centre, the Business School is a thriving, vibrant, and inspiring learning community committed to high quality teaching with meaningful learning opportunities, excellence in research and impactful industrial engagement. 
Building on continuous success in student growth and in sustained advancement of research activities, the School has embarked on a programme of extensive expansion funded by substantial long-term investments whilst also seeking AASCB accreditation.

This is your chance to join the Business School at a transformational stage of its growth, and to contribute to the ongoing success of its staff and students.

The role provides academic leadership within the subject group to raise its profile both internally and externally, identifying initiatives that generate opportunities to develop the subject area’s course portfolio at both UG and PG level, and to extend the groups research capability. The role will have line management responsibilities, and lead a team with others to ensure the subject group has the resources in place to meet the Department and School’s research, teaching and enterprise objectives. 

An Associate Professor will take on additional responsibilities for key School and Faculty initiatives, leading on areas such as Quality, Student Engagement and Experience, Research, Enterprise, Accreditation and management of our PSRBs. Successful applicants should be able to demonstrate teaching and research expertise in their subject area, and have extensive external professional industry and academic networks.

Depending on experience, applicants will teach across a variety of different areas, and all staff will contribute to teaching on Research Methods modules at Level 6 and Level 7.

All Business School staff have the opportunity, and will be expected to teach at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels from level 3 Foundation Year to level 7 Masters qualifications. 

Staff will be able to bid for research hours and take part in enterprise activities, including corporate and executive education.

What you need

  • You will be expected to have a PhD or nearing completion i.e. viva pending, or equivalent qualification. 
  • Applicants who have a Masters qualification and extensive practice experience at managerial level will also be considered. 
  • Preference will be given to staff who can demonstrate a research publication track record or a publication pipeline targeting well regarded refereed journals and/or securing research grants and contracts.

The specific requirements for the role is detailed in the relevant job description so applicants are advised to review these carefully before making an application.

The University Core Values are Excellence, People Focused, Partnership Working and Fairness and Integrity. These values underpin our working practices and student and staff community so applicants need to demonstrate these values during the application process. 

More details can be found at or by clicking this link Core Values 

In return for your dedication and hard work, can expect great ongoing personal and professional development plus the following main benefits;

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 40 days including bank holidays and Christmas/New Year closure
  • Sickness/absence entitlement
  • Teachers’ Pension scheme
  • Library facilities on all campuses
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident
  • Travel card scheme
  • Car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car share scheme
  • Catering facilities

With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.

We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We're investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our city centre campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities. The Complete University Guide ranked us as a top 30 UK university for spending on facilities in 2015.

** Selected applicants will be expected to take part initially in an Assessment Centre process, incorporating a teaching activity in late January 2021, and shortlisted candidates will then be invited to a further interview process in early February. **
If you want to be a part of this amazing opportunity, are passionate about education and want to join our richly diverse community, please apply today as we could be part of your future