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Associate Professor in Marketing

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£56,021 - £66,857 per annum
Closing date
7 Jan 2024

Job Details

The Marketing subject group at Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School, is well-established with a strong academic reputation. The team is well-known for its approach to real-world and practice-based education and learning, and for conducting high-quality and impactful research and public engagement.

The School is focused on the delivery of a portfolio of programmes which reflect the needs of students and places greater emphasis on practical experiences and application of learning. We develop employable (and self-employable) graduates who will drive economic growth both at home and abroad and who are highly valued by employers, adding value to the communities in which we serve.

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

The Role:

We are currently recruiting an Associate Professor in Marketing to contribute to the leadership of learning, teaching and research activities, become a key member of the subject leadership team and engage with stakeholder groups both external and internal to the University.

As an Associate Professor you will have the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing and future strategic development of our portfolio of programmes and modules with specific responsibility for developing and delivering modules in the areas of brand management, digital marketing or international marketing and leading on programme developments in the area.

You will be in an excellent position to use your strong national profile in research and teaching, and significant experience of innovative and successful programme leadership and development, to engage in programme leadership and maintain active and ongoing involvement with industry to enhance our networks and student employability.

The post will include teaching on a range of programmes and modules, including our MBA portfolio, and commercial and online/transnational provision, as well as supervision of students at all academic levels. In addition to leading and contributing to learning and teaching, you will be expected to have a strong publication record in the Marketing discipline/ pedagogy stream and have clearly defined plans for further scholarly outputs and income generation.

You will also have the opportunity to work with the subject group leadership team and other colleagues to shape the future of the subject area within The Business School. In particular, we would welcome candidates who can demonstrate experience of developing innovative Sustainability programmes and modules and have developed close links with industry professionals.

For a full role profile and comprehensive list of duties, please click here.

What we will need from you:

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

  • Well networked across the marketing discipline, especially in your area of expertise
  • Evidence of an excellent professional academic and research profile, alongside a commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development
  • Evidence of innovative teaching and learning practice and experience
  • Significant experience in developing high quality teaching/ learning and research projects
  • Some travel may be required as part of our trans-national education provision.

Benefits we offer:

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme with an Employer contribution of 23%, flexible working and professional development opportunities. Further information regarding our excellent benefits can be viewed here.

Salary: £56,021 - £66,857 per annum (Grade 7)

Additional information:

Closing date: 7th January 2024

Interviews: Week commencing 22nd January 2024 (via Microsoft Teams)

For general queries (including the application process and right to work/sponsorship issues) please contact

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and hold Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here. We are a flexible Employer.


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