Associate Professor in Leadership and Management

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
19 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Business and Law
Associate Professor in Leadership and Management
Permanent, Full-Time
Salary: £49,772 – £55,998

Within the Faculty of Business and Law, Newcastle Business School has an outstanding reputation in the delivery of business relevant programmes that are underpinned by research. The School is the first in Europe to gain double AACSB accreditation (Business & Management and Accounting) from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, positioning it as part of an elite group of the top 1% business schools worldwide. Newcastle Business School currently has 4,500 students based in a £70m iconic state-of-the-art city centre campus in Newcastle. Over 40% of our publication outputs and 60% of our impact case studies have been assessed as internationally excellent or world leading in the last Research Excellence Framework (REF). Newcastle Business School has just won the Business School of the Year award at the highly prestigious THE awards. 

Working within the Department of Corporate and Executive Development you will join a team of highly qualified academics with a passion for enhancing the student experience particularly with part time and professional learners.  You will play a leading role in driving research informed and technology enabled learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will also be required undertake high quality research and you will make a significant contribution to the development of research and research income in the time leading to the next Research Excellence Framework (REF). Your research is likely to be in the areas of leadership or leadership development.

As an Associate Professor, you will be expected to take on a leading role in programme management, research or enterprise activities working closely with the Head of Department.  The department has a requirement for an experienced academic to lead activities that support high quality learning and teaching particularly in areas of work based pedagogy and experiential learning. You will also support a number of academic staff as a line manager and mentor.  

You must have extensive and detailed knowledge and subject expertise evidenced by research and/or consultancy and be able to foster and develop collaborative links with academic, business, third sector and public sector partners.  As well as having a strong publication record and evidence of ability to generate research income, commensurate with the title of Associate Professor, you must have the ability to empower people in a professional environment.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Joanne James, Head of Corporate and Executive Development, on 0191 227 3054 or via email at  

For full information please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link 

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Closing Date:     3rd September 2017