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Associate Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£56,021 to £64,914 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Closing date
20 Dec 2023

School of Business, Operations & Strategy

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £56,021 to £64,914 plus £4069 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Wednesday 20 December 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4354

As part of our on-going development strategy, the Greenwich Business School is offering a position for an Associate Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. We welcome applications for either a Research Career Pathway or a Teaching and Learning Pathway. We are seeking an energetic colleague who will implement strategies and plans to ensure academic excellence in the School of Business, Operations and Strategy, the Faculty of Business and the wider University community.

This post is for a highly effective person, capable of delivering research of international excellence and high-quality education in the field of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The role will focus on contributing to the ongoing activity of the School of the Networks and Urban Systems Research Centre, promote cutting edge research and research informed teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as enterprise activities aligned with the research profile of the School of Business, Operations and Strategy. We seek to recruit a colleague willing to work with a diverse group of students and academic staff.

Greenwich Business School, based in the Old Royal Naval College at Greenwich – a UNESCO World Heritage site – has a strong commitment to diversity and internationalism. This is reflected in our focus on inclusive curricula and equality of opportunity for learners. The School of Business, Operations and Strategy (BOS) has a portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the areas of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Operations and Logistics, Business Management, and International Business. Our teaching is informed by the international research agenda developed within the Network and Urban System Centre. In addition, the School promote innovative pedagogic approaches thanks to its involvement with the Scholarship Excellence in Business Education (SEBE) group.

The person appointed will be expected to:

Lead in enterprise, research and professional practice across the subject area and contribute to the research profile of the School and to the REF submission of the Faculty of Business.

Lead the design and delivery of teaching activities, reflecting the successful candidate’s own subject specialism and meeting the needs of a diverse student body

Engage in pastoral care duties, acting a personal tutor for a group of students.

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Prof Riccardo De Vita, Head of School -

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on

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