Senior Lecturer / Reader, or Associate Professor - Strategic Sales Management

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£45,751 to £76,988 per annum
18 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Feb 2023
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: Lecturer (Salary level 6) – range £45,751 to £50,798 per annum with potential progression to £63,059 per annum Senior Lecturer/Reader or Associate Professor - (Salary level 7) – range £55,753 to £61,942 per annum with potential progression to £76,988 per annum
Apply by: 19/02/2023

Role Description

Cranfield University is unique. We are the UK’s only university to exclusively provide postgraduate education. We are committed to unlocking the potential of people and organisations by working with business leaders and their management teams to overcome industry specific challenges.

Our faculty are actively engaged in consultancy and business-relevant research putting them in close touch with the needs of business and government. Our teaching is current and topical, with a real-world focus, gained from deep industry experience.

About the Role

The School of Management is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. To support our growth, we are seeking to appoint a new member of faculty at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader or Associate Professor level. As a member of the sales faculty, you will deliver teaching programmes, contribute to thought leadership and lead on industry engagement to develop partnerships, events, executive education, and industry-focused research across the themes of: Professional Selling, Key Account Management, Business to Business Marketing.

About You

We are seeking an individual who may be at the start of their academic career or those with more established research and/or teaching profile who can demonstrate expertise across business-to-business relationships, strategic selling, key account management or related topics. You will have strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to engage at a senior level with industry.

We will support the successful candidate to gain a post graduate degree in teaching, learning and assessment in higher education.

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 committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families. 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 about this opportunity, please visit  or for an informal conversation contact Professor Javier Marcos-Cuevas,   

Closing date for receipt of applications: 19 February 2023

Interviews to be held: 8 March 2023