Senior Lecturer in Sustainability

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£54,003 to £60,192 per annum with potential progression up to to £75,238 per annum
13 May 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

School/Department School of Management
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £54,003 to £60,192 per annum with potential progression up to to £75,238 per annum
Apply by 12/06/2022

Role Description

We welcome applications from academics with a track record of research and teaching in the field of sustainability as it relates to the management of organizations.

About the Role

As sustainability becomes an increasingly critical area of business management, the School of Management is recruiting a senior faculty member to join its growing Sustainability Group, to contribute to an ambitious research agenda, and an extensive teaching programme that embeds sustainability into the School’s masters level and executive education. Find out more about the Sustainability Group.

We are seeking a colleague who is genuinely motivated by the opportunity to achieve better outcomes for society and our natural world by influencing and changing ‘the business of business.’ You will have a vision for how organizations can, and should, respond to the urgent social and environmental challenges facing society, the ability to communicate that vision, lead change and make things happen quickly, and a determination to succeed which is grounded in a personal purpose aligned to this role. You should also be enthusiastic about engaging with senior managers and bring either prior industry experience and/or experience in executive education to the role.

You will have the opportunity to progress your research and scholarship in this field.  This post will be offered on either an Education & Scholarship career pathway, or a Research & Teaching career pathway depending on your track record, focus and preference.

About You

You will be educated to doctoral level in a relevant subject, with expertise in the field of sustainability as it relates to the management of organizations. You will have a publication record commensurate with career stage, and familiarity with the existing literature and research in a relevant field. You will be able to demonstrate an awareness of pedagogic methods and your ability to be an effective teacher of Masters level and executive students; supervising MSc and PhD dissertations; undertaking student assessments; and engaging with MSc students with diverse backgrounds including those with critical perspectives on the role of private enterprise. You will display evidence of sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to develop new course materials and you will have experience of, and an aptitude for supporting individual students in making the most of their studies, preferably at Masters level.

In return, you will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key senior position, and to be at the forefront of world leading research and education, working alongside a friendly faculty group in a close-to-practice academic, postgraduate environment.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role.  Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

How to apply

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Rosina Watson by email in the first instance to (E):

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 4055.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 12 June  2022

Interviews to be held: 27 & 30 June

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