(VC2020) Lecturer in Marketing

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


Department of Strategic Management and Marketing

Lecturer in Marketing (VC2020)

Full Time, Permanent

Grade F: £32,958 - £36,001 per annum

DMU is an ambitious, truly globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering high quality teaching and research. 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.

The Department of Strategic Management and Marketing, a key component of Leicester Business School, comprises four subject groups (Business and Management, Economics, Enterprise and Marketing). Our rapidly growing academic community delivers an outstanding learning experience to students and has an active research community, evidenced by the Department’s recently launched Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (with research interests in ethnic/migrant entrepreneurship, innovation, the resilient enterprise, and the consumer, enterprise and society). The Marketing subject group currently consists of 16 full time members of staff and offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative education and the team pride themselves on their innovative approach to programme development, teaching methods and assessments.
As part of our expansion programme, we are seeking to appoint a VC2020 Lecturer in Marketing. Our VC2020 roles are predominately aimed at early career academics, and therefore, appointment is expected at grade F (Lecturer grade). (In exceptional cases, we may consider a case for appointing at Senior Lecturer level, subject to the skills and experience of the preferred candidate). You will be expected to have a portfolio of research activities that offer realistic prospects of publication in international refereed journals. Ideally your research portfolio should revolve around one or more of the following areas: Marketing communications, branding, research methods, consumer behaviour, digital marketing, social media marketing and corporate social responsibility. We offer you a collegiate environment for the development of your research and teaching and your position will be uniquely endowed with a research allowance of 50% of your time/workload. In addition to a strong research portfolio you must also have experience of teaching and be able to demonstrate innovative approaches at both UG and PG level, ideally in one or more of the following areas: Consumer behaviour, branding, digital marketing, strategic marketing, consumer analytics, marketing communications, research methods and international marketing.

For an informal and confidential discussion please contact the Associate Head of Marketing, Julia Cook on 0116 2555 1551 extn 6094 or email

Please quote reference: 10426
Closing Date: 28 March 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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