Senior Lecturer in Blockchain Business Models
Salary: £51,800 to £61,819
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 17 July 2022
Surrey Business School is a mid-sized business school with over 100 academic staff members from around the globe, and a highly cohesive and collegial atmosphere. The school is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and was recently awarded the Advance HE Athena SWAN bronze award. We inspire positive change in business and society, individuals and organisations, locally and globally by blending the rigour of high-quality impactful research with excellent teaching and the strengths of a technology-led university. We are ranked 9th in the UK for business and economics and 61st in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 by subject.
The school’s strengths are in digital innovation and technological transformation, international trade, leadership and organizational psychology and sustainability. Set in the beautiful countryside of Surrey with the convenience of bustling Guildford on your doorstep and London just 34 minutes away by train, the University of Surrey is an outstanding international University with an enterprising spirit.
The school runs a full range of programmes including undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA programmes, as well as a PhD programme. The School works closely with a network of business partners and other stakeholders, boasting strong links with many technology-oriented start-ups and established firms in London, and the South-East of England. For further information, please visit the SBS website.
Surrey Academy for Blockchain and Metaverse Applications (SABMA) is a newly established Academy to accommodate the need in educating blockchain and metaverse professional and providing applied training courses. The Academy is to meet industry needs by producing workplace-ready graduates to it.
We seek to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Blockchain Business Models. The successful applicant will demonstrate clear evidence of their capability to teach blockchain and related areas across the curricula PG programmes and ability to supervise PhD students. Industry experience, particularly in blockchain-oriented roles is desirable. They will be expected to play an active role in leading and developing academic and training programmes in blockchain and metaverse and will utilise thoughtful pedagogic approaches to learning and wider student experience.
At Surrey, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equitable opportunities for all, in the pursuit of Surrey’s vision to be a leading global University. We work together to create a truly inclusive culture. We place great value on diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We are seeking to increase the diversity within our community and would particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities. Appointments will always be made on merit.
This is a full-time fixed-term position. The post is being offered as two-year appointment with the possibility of an extension in time. Conditions and compensation will be at internationally competitive standards and be commensurate with the appointees’ experience.
If you are interested in learning more about this position, please contact Professor Yu Xiong (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Further details: Job Description
For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.
The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.