UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD

Professor in Marketing

Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary
£59,828 to £66,034 per annum
Posted
24 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2021
Ref
HR0108820
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

With over 50 years of academic excellence and having been recently named the UK's University of the Year for Social Inclusion 2020 by The Times and Sunday Times, the University of Bradford has continued to grow its international reputation and innovative course provision. With almost 10,000 students, the University is pioneering in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, and of society as a whole.

The School of Management is a leader in business education, research and knowledge transfer with more than 50 years' experience of pushing the boundaries, regionally, nationally and internationally. We are part of an elite group of business schools worldwide possessing triple-crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. We perform well in the Financial Times (FT) rankings and continue to build on our research strengths.

The International Business, Marketing and Branding Research Centre is currently taking a leading role in shaping and driving the Marketing and International Business fields for the School and University. As a result, the School is committed to supporting this strategy with the appointment of Professor in Marketing to contribute to research, teaching and academic leadership capability in this field.  The successful candidate will join the IBMB Research Centre, which is a key area of future growth and investment for the School.

The successful candidate must possess a Doctorate in a relevant field and will be expected to have a significant research publication track record at 3* or 4* CABS journal level. The candidate will also need to have a highly reputable external profile in the Marketing field and have secured external research funding. Ideally, the candidate will need to evidence productive research and scholarship agenda focused on responsible and digital marketing, demonstrating the ability to publish in internationally-ranked peer-reviewed journals. The candidate will be expected to lead and contribute to the development and direction of Responsible and Digital Marketing at the School and University level. 

We are looking for candidates who have led and contributed to the development of world-class programmes and delivered an outstanding education.  The post holder should have experience of successful supervision and graduation of doctoral students and delivering teaching at all levels which will contribute towards the School's leading FT ranked distance learning MBA programme. The successful candidate will also need to evidence business and community engagement activities with local and international business/organisations that will provide opportunity for the University with meaningful interaction for relevant collaboration opportunities. The post holder may be required to assume a management level responsibility, appropriate at the time of appointment.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Sankar Sivarajah, Head of School of Management, U.Sivarajah@bradford.ac.uk and Professor Vishanth Weerakkody, Dean of Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences, V.Weerakkody@bradord.ac.uk

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