Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
16 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
04 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. 

Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism,including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Working within the Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy at Newcastle Business School, which is ranked in the Top 30 of the Guardian Subject Rankings,you will join a team of world-leading and internationally excellent business scholars.

You will contribute to research, informed learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and undertake research, enterprise and scholarly activities, and income generation, contributing to the Faculty’s research profile.

You must be able to demonstrate successful team working coupled with the ability to teach effectively on a range of programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning. You will have a PhD and a research record enabling you to make a significant contribution to the School’s research agenda. It is also essential that you have had success in applying for external research funding and have appropriate knowledge of future potential funding bodies aligned to your area(s) of research interest.

We are interested in applicants who will be able to deliver on,and potentially manage, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. Applicants must have expertise in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. We are particularly interested in those with experience of delivering distance learning (online) education and with expertise in digital innovation.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Bob Newbery, Head of Department, by email at

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now',and submit a covering letter, CV including research/education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017. In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values,the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world.Visit our web pages for details about the Information and Support for International Colleagues.

Currently, due to COVID-19, academic staff will normally be on campus for approximately two days per week when face to face teaching is scheduled, and as required to undertake research using specialist facilities. 

Please note this vacancy will close on 04/07/2021 

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