Assistant Professor/Lecturer 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. You will contribute to research informed and technology enabled learning and teaching on our contemporary suites of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. A small number of these programmes will be offered at our new campus in Amsterdam (see below). In addition to teaching, you will undertake research and scholarly activities, contributing to the Faculty’s research profile and REF submission, together with contributing to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation and business development activities.
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.
You must have (or be close to completing) a PhD or DBA in a relevant area of Entrepreneurship, ideally coupled with a record of publications. 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. With excellent interpersonal skills, you must be able to demonstrate expert knowledge in the field and be able to teach effectively on a range of academic and professional programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning. Evidence of research outputs which are of high quality and are consistent with criteria for inclusion in future Research Excellence Framework submissions are also essential.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Nadja Damij (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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