Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, is one of few business schools worldwide that have double AACSB accreditation both for Business and Accounting. We have an outstanding reputation in the delivery of business relevant programmes that are underpinned by research. Northumbria's improvement in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for research power was reported as being the biggest in the country, and within our Business and Management submission over 60 % of our Impact was assessed as either world leading or internationally excellent. Many of our business programmes have EPAS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development and/or enjoy professional accreditation from a range of highly regarded professional bodies. In 2015, Newcastle Business School won the prestigious Times Higher Education “Business School of the Year” award.
Working within the Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy, you will join a team of highly qualified academics with a passion for enhancing the student experience. As a senior Academic colleague, you will assist the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to maintain, enhance and improve the University’s national and international reputation in your academic field. You must demonstrate continuing academic attainment and achievement and provide academic leadership (of your subject and associated colleagues), through active contribution to your discipline and to the life and work of the Faculty and the wider University. This will include contributing to significant change within practice, the discipline, profession and/or community at regional, national and international level.
Appointment to Associate Professor requires, by definition, evidence of outstanding achievement and ability, as appropriate, in teaching and research; namely:
Evidence of a growing record of quality research outputs which are nationally (emerging internationally) excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour coupled with a good record of teaching; and appropriate evidence of business engagement, knowledge transfer and leadership and management
Evidence of innovative and creative contributions to teaching which are recognised nationally (emerging internationally) as excellent in terms of enhancing quality and learning, coupled with a good record of research and scholarship; and appropriate evidence of business engagement, knowledge transfer and leadership and management
We encourage applications from colleagues with practitioner experience and an interest in experiential and design-led approaches to entrepreneurship. We would particularly welcome applicants with supplementary expertise in any of the following: gender, the context of the Global South, technological transformation, or business history. You should also demonstrate academic leadership experience and strong standing with external bodies and networks in your field.
In addition to our already running London Campus, Northumbria University has launched our new campus in the heart of the European Union in the city of Amsterdam with the first students enrolled from September 2018. This provides an exciting opportunity for research and teaching activities and the successful candidate may be asked to become involved in teaching at any of our campuses or one of our other international partners.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Nadja Damij at firstname.lastname@example.org. Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
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 up to a maximum of 4. 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.
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Please note this vacancy will close on 13/02/2022