Professor of Strategic Management

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
30 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Strategic Management
Salary Scale: £59,400 - £79,773

Req No: 000262
Full time

The School of Business and Enterprise is undergoing a transformative change to create a stimulating, dynamic and challenging research and learning environment. We are the largest DBA programme provider in the country across both our Paisley and London campuses. We offer postgraduate programmes in 9 countries globally, and we are the most significant provider of CMI accredited programmes in Scotland. The School also has key strategic partnership arrangements with a number of external organisations to offer consultancy, executive education and research and development activities. We are now seeking a Professor of Strategic Management to lead and further strengthen our research and enterprise portfolio in these areas.

The successful candidate will lead the development of our research and enterprise activities in the area of strategic management. The Professor of Strategic Management post-holder will have an outstanding and substantial track record of high quality published research outputs, aligned with successful external funding to support this research, significantly contributing and leading the school towards our next REF submission in 2020. The post holder will demonstrate willingness and an established ability to positively engage with our key internal and external stakeholders. A key outcome area will be to mentor and contribute to the development of early careers researchers to create a critical mass of research excellence. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to lead on major strategic management research and enterprise opportunities as we move to the next stage of development. The University of the West of Scotland offers and promotes a multi-disciplinary academic environment and the successful candidate will embrace the opportunity to work across different disciplines.

Informal enquiries to Professor Heather Tarbert, Professor of Financial Management, School of Business and Enterprise on 0141 848 3398 or by e-mail to

Further information, including details of how to apply is available at

Closing Date: Sunday 30th October 2016
Interview Date: Monday 19th December 2016

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