Professor in Enterprise

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
23 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Department of Strategic Management and Marketing

Professor in Enterprise

Full Time, Permanent

Grade PROFESSORIAL: Salary to be determined by the Vice-Chancellor in accordance with the Professorial pay and grading structure  

DMU is an ambitious, truly globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering high quality across all aspects of its offer, a commitment which has made it the most improved university according to the Sunday Times league table. A culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating, innovative and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. Staff and students at DMU have access to world class facilities including our £8 million sports facility, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre, and will benefit from an ongoing £136 million campus development initiative.

As part of our continued growth, De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is expanding and investing in academic staff. Building on our reputation for high quality research and teaching, the department is undergoing sustained expansion in terms of both curricula and research efforts. In particular the department is attempting to develop a sustained research agenda in the area of entrepreneurship and enterprise, developing the work of our research centre; the Centre for Enterprise and Innovation.

We are seeking to appoint a Professor in Entrepreneurship who will bring an outstanding record of research and publication. You will play a leading role in building and sustaining a strong research community in the Department and create links with relevant national and international partners. In addition to an outstanding research portfolio, you must have a positive track record in teaching, should be innovative in your approaches to teaching and research and should demonstrate leadership in the field through participation in professional bodies and links with relevant companies and organisations.

For an informal and confidential discussion please contact Professor Christos Kalantaridis on 0116 2577489 or

Please quote reference: 10421
Closing Date: 23 March 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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