Lectureships in Strategy and Operations

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£42,155 – 51,805 per annum
12 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Lectureships in Strategy and Operations - Permanent, Full time

Job reference: 0000016119

Date posted: 11/08/2022

Application closing date: 04/09/2022

Salary: £42,155 – 51,805 per annum (Grade 6)

Package: Excellent Benefits Package

Contractual hours: 35

Basis: Full Time

Job description
3 positions

We are looking to appoint on our Learning and Teaching or Research pathway for these positions. The successful candidates will play a significant role in supporting and developing the delivery and assessment of new and existing curricula in the subject area. The role holders will develop their own research in line with the School priorities, as well as contributing to existing research and impact activities. The posts will contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of our portfolio whilst supporting our ambitious growth plans. As a result of our current and intended expansion, we have the following vacancies, and particularly welcome applications from Early Career Academics:

Strategy (general)
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Strategic Management with focus on Project Management

For further information regarding each area in focus, please click here.

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.

Our industry links are second to none and we have developed excellent connections with the corporate community and organisations such as Scottish Enterprise, and the Chamber of Commerce. We also act as official advisers to the Scottish Government.

The role(s)

You will join the Management Subject Group. This ambitious, growing team consists of academics on Learning and Teaching or Research pathways who make significant contributions across all strands of endeavour.

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 be committed to going above and beyond to deliver exceptional teaching and support to our students. You will use your experience to promote integrated professional practice across everything you do, sharing actionable knowledge to students that they will take with them in their future careers as well as with external partners and networks.

You will be responsible for developing, designing and delivering teaching and student-centred learning underpinned by academic scholarship and professional practice, within your assigned areas of responsibility. You will also be required to conduct individual and collaborative research projects, contributing to the research profile within your School.

Who we are looking for
In addition to the role profile, (click here to view) the following criteria are essential:

  • A doctoral level qualification in the relevant discipline
  • Evidence of a developing 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 aligned to strategy area
  • Commitment to supporting international and online delivery.

Benefits we offer

Salary: £42,155 – 51,805 per annum (Grade 6).

Further benefits information can be found here.

Additional information

Previous applicants need not reapply.

Closing Date: 4th September @11:59 pm
Interviews: Week of 19th September (TBC)

For an informal discussion please contact Patrick Harte at p.harte@napier.ac.uk, or Eoin Plant-O’Toole at e.plant-o’toole@napier.ac.uk and for general queries including sponsorship recuitment@napier.ac.uk

Edinburgh Napier is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels proud, confident, challenged and supported and are holders of Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Diversity Champion status. For information see here.