Lecturer in Marketing

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£40,927 – £50,296
09 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Lecturer in Marketing - Full Time, Permanent
Job reference: 0000016170
Date posted: 09/06/2022
Application closing date: 07/07/2022
Salary: Grade 6 £40,927 – £50,296 per annum
Package: Excellent Benefits Package
Contractual hours: 35
Basis: Full Time 

Job description

We are looking to appoint on our Learning and Teaching or Research pathway. We would especially welcome candidates with expertise in brand management, digital marketing or international marketing. The post will contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of our portfolio whilst supporting our ambitions to develop our undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum.

Edinburgh Napier University’s phenomenal results from the Research Excellence Framework (2021) are testament to our growing strength and capability as a research institution. These results, alongside our consistently positive National Student Survey results and sustained high levels of graduate employability, demonstrate the increasing impact of Edinburgh Napier's collective work, quality and commitment.

A truly international community of practice, the Business School is one of the largest Business Schools in Scotland and offers expertise, teaching and research across: Accounting & Finance, Business & Management, Law, Marketing, Tourism, Hospitality, and Festival & Events Management.

Our industry links are second to none and we have developed excellent connections with the corporate community and organisations such as Scottish Enterprise, Quality Scotland and the Chamber of Commerce. 

We are proud of our research and knowledge exchange activities, and their impact in society. We develop graduates who are highly valued by employers, and we add value to the communities in which we serve.

The role

You will join the ambitious growing team of academics within the Marketing Subject Group in the School under the leadership of Professor Christof Backhaus. Your contribution on the Learning and Teaching or Research pathway will be in the area of marketing, specifically brand management, digital marketing or international marketing. We particularly welcome applicants with related industry experience and/or professional body engagement.

You will have the opportunity to influence the direction of our curriculum going forward and become involved in both module and programme leadership. We have a diverse and vibrant curriculum.

It is expected that you will contribute to our international deliveries in, for example Hong Kong and Singapore. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to our growing Global Online Portfolio.

You will be expected to source and conduct collaborative, as well as individual research projects, leading to the production of high-quality research outputs and impact. You will contribute significantly to the University's objective of growing our academic reputation for research informed and engaged student learning.

Who we are looking for

In addition to the role profile the following criteria are essential:

  • A doctoral level qualification in the relevant discipline
  • Evidence of a professional academic and research profile
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience to support and develop high quality teaching/learning and research projects
  • Demonstrable evidence of teaching specialisation/experience within the digital marketing area
  • Commitment to supporting international and online delivery

For more details about this exciting opportunity, please click here to view the full role profile. 


Salary: Grade 6 £40,927 – £50,296 per annum

For more details about our wide range of beneifts, please click here

Additional information

  • Closing: 7th July 2022
  • Interviews: To be confirmed, mid-July

For an informal discussion please contact Professor Anna Watson a.watson@napier.ac.uk and for general queries including sponsorship recuitment@napier.ac.uk.  

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