NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Digital Marketing or Marketing

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Posted
21 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Feb 2022
Ref
BAL/21/10961
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University is one of few business schools worldwide that have double AACSB accreditation for both 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 Marketing, Operations and Systems (MOS), 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. The department has a flourishing suite of marketing courses at undergraduate and Masters’ level. Digital Marketing represents a growing component of our offering, with our dual-accredited MSc Digital Marketing programme delivered in Newcastle, at our London campus and as a distance learning programme. We also offer a new Digital Marketer Degree Apprenticeship course and digital marketing content across our undergraduate portfolio. We are seeking marketing academics with a passion for digital to help us deliver this exciting suite of courses.

In addition to teaching on these programmes, you will undertake research and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile and development of its next REF submission, together with contributing to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation and business development activities. You will join our special interest group “Branding, Behaviour and Digital” which houses teams of talented researchers. 

We are looking for candidates with expertise in teaching and research in marketing, with particular focus on business-to-business marketing, retailing, international marketing and marketing metrics.

In addition to our already running London Campus, Northumbria University has launched a campus in the heart of the European Union in the city of Amsterdam. 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 marketing field, ideally coupled with a record of publications. 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. You will possess strong quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills and ideally be a member of an appropriate professional body.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr David Hart, Deputy Head of Department at david.hart@northumbria.ac.uk or Professor Xuemei Bian, Head of Marketing Subject Group at Xuemei.bian@northumbria.ac.uk.

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.

We welcome applications fromthe UK and across the world. Visit our webpages for details about the Relocation Assistance Scheme

Please note this vacancy will close on 13/02/2022