(VC2020) Lecturer in Enterprise

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


Department of Strategic Management and Marketing

Lecturer in Enterprise (VC2020)

Full Time, Permanent

Grade F: £32,958 - £36,001 per annum

De Montfort University (DMU) is the most improved university in the UK, according to the 2015 Times and Sunday Times league table. DMU is renowned for creativity and innovation with our own distinctive way of doing things. We are seeking outstanding candidates to join our successful team of academics and researchers. Our life-changing research is central to the vision of our expanding academic community. Almost 60% of our research activities were considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, achieving a rise in research quality of 15% compared to the last exercise in 2008.

Excellent teaching is at the heart of our commitment to professional, creative and vocational education. Our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers have earned 18 National Teaching Fellowships, making DMU one of the top three universities in the UK on this measure of teaching excellence. With work under way on the £136m transformation of our Leicester city centre campus, we are seeking outstanding academics to work in this dynamic, ambitious environment. It is our goal to become the leading provider of professional and creative education with research that pushes boundaries and improves lives. We wish to attract more talented, professional and creative academics to our campus.

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. We are seeking to appoint an individual who has a portfolio of research activities that offer realistic prospect of publication in international refereed journals. We are looking to develop our existing research strengths, set out on the Centre for Enterprise and Innovation website, as well as broadening the department's research interests. Ideally your research portfolio should revolve around areas of enterprise, enrepreneurship and innovation. We offer you a collegiate environment for the development of your research and teaching. Your position is uniquely endowed with a research allowance of 50% of your time/workload. We also have a lively research culture with frequent research seminars and workshops, a mentoring scheme, and Departmental and Faculty-wide resources for conference participation.

For an informal discussion contact Ed Thompson (Associate Head of Strategic Management and Marketing), on 0116 257 7226 or

Please quote reference: 10429
Closing Date: 23 March 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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