Lecturer in Business and Management

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


Department of Strategic Management and Marketing

Lecturer in Business and Management (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, and 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.

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).

We are seeking to appoint an individual who has a portfolio of research activities that offer realist prospect of publication in international refereed journals. Ideally your research portfolio should revolve around one or more of the following areas: Consumer behaviour, branding, services marketing, digital marketing, social media marketing and corporate social responsibility. We will 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. Please submit an up-to-date CV along with your application.

For an informal discussion contact Demola Obembe (Associate Head of Strategic Management and Marketing), on 0116 257 7916 or

Please quote reference: 10430
Closing Date: 26 March 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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