Professor / Associate Professor in Energy & Business

Penryn, Cornwall (GB)
19 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Exeter Business School

Professor / Associate Professor in Energy & Business (Education and Research) (Ref: P00808) – Penryn Campus

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today.

The University is proud that it has taken only a decade to establish the Business School as one of the UK’s leading centres of business education and research, with a significant partnerships portfolio of more than 40 institutions globally. It is rapidly becoming one of the top business schools in the UK, ranked in the top 10 in the UK for all its main subject areas.

Under the leadership of the recently appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, Professor David Allen, the School is focused on further enhancing its reputation as a centre of excellence. Of crucial importance to the achievements of the University of Exeter Business School is the continued successful development of its presence on the Penryn Campus in Cornwall. The Business School at Penryn is a world-class, research-led, interdisciplinary business research centre that aims to find practical solutions to global challenges facing the environment and society.

The University of Exeter Business School at the Penryn Campus is hoping to appoint a world-class expert working at the interface between business and future facing and smart energy systems.  We are looking for a research profile that fits with the School’s focus on interdisciplinary research. Research areas that are of particular interest to us (although definitely not limited to) are:

  • Energy systems transitions
  • Governance of renewable energy systems
  • New business models and responsible innovation
  • Supply, demand and operations of renewable energy systems

The successful candidates will be located at our Penryn Campus in Cornwall and should have a PhD in a relevant subject.

The Penryn Campus offers the very latest academic, research and residential facilities set in 100 acres of countryside. The campus is only 10 minutes from Falmouth, the centre of Cornwall’s creative scene, with businesses, studios, shops and galleries, and great live music across the town. Falmouth’s seven beaches, beautiful rivers and the world-famous marina also make it a haven for those who love sand, sailing and the sea. Recent improvements to the Campus include the new lecture theatres, an extended and refurbished library and informal study spaces. A brand new sports centre, gym and nursery are also now open to staff, students, and the local community.

Appointments will be made in the salary range below depending on qualifications and experience:

Professor:   Competitive
Associate Professor: £54,637 to £68,836 per annum

Visit our website to find out more about the Business School and the Penryn Campus.

For a confidential discussion about the post you can contact Professor Steffen Boehm by email at

The closing date for completed applications is 21 May 2017.

Please note, we are advertising a variety of posts within the Business School in Penryn and will appoint based on applicant specialisms.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.