Lecturer in Entrepreneurship (Teaching and Scholarship)

London (GB)
17 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship (Teaching and Scholarship) - QMUL13331 

Department: School of Business & Management

Salary: £40,865 - £50,881 (Grade 5) 

Closing date: 05-Jan-2018 

The School of Business and Management (SBM) seeks to recruit an inspirational teacher and educational leader to a lectureship in entrepreneurship. Experienced candidates with a strong university teaching record are encouraged to apply. This post offers an opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of entrepreneurial teaching and extra-curricular activities in a rapidly growing and distinctive management school. All applicants should have the ability to teach and supervise effectively across our main undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
QMUL has been recognised as a top 100 university in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings, and placed 9th in the UK among multi-faculty institutions in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. It is the fourth largest college in the University of London and is growing rapidly through sustained investments in facilities on one of London’s largest campuses (Mile End), excellent research and improving the student experience. QMUL is a highly internationalised university, but with deep roots and continuing engagement with East London communities.

School of Business and Management 
The School has been undergoing a period of rapid growth, doubling our number of academic staff over the last five years. We presently have 85 academic staff, with more appointments in process. We have over 1100 undergraduate Business Studies students plus approximately 600 students taking business in combination with other degree subjects within QMUL. At the post-graduate level we have around 600 MSc students and a well-established doctoral programme of around 60 doctoral students.

SBM’s core purpose is to promote social justice, sustainability and good governance in the management of private, public and voluntary organisations through our research and education. We are a distinctive School that takes a humanities and social science led approach to our scholarship, and are now the largest school within QMUL’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), with its traditional strengths as a site of critical thinking in the humanities, law, history, geography and politics.
Lecturer in Entrepreneurship (Teaching and Scholarship)
Candidates will be expected to have acompleted doctorate (or have a doctorate under examination) by March 2018 in the relevant field and be able to demonstrate the capacity for excellent teaching in a UK university context.The successful candidate will be expected to plan, develop and teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Strategy and related areas.We are particularly interested in candidates with an interest in entrepreneurship in the digital field, social entrepreneurship or family business. We envisage that the incoming post-holder will take a prominent role in liaising on entrepreneurial initiatives with students and staff from other schools within QMUL. The School is strongly committed to the development of all its staff and we will ensure that the successful candidate has the opportunity to develop their teaching and administrative skills.

Colleagues on Teaching and Scholarship (T&S) contracts have access to a full range of professional development support, including an annual allowance to support their scholarship or pedagogical activities. Queen Mary recently revised the university’s promotion guidelines to provide comprehensive and clear promotion routes for T&S staff up to and including the academic rank of professor.

The post is full time and permanent. Applicants who wish to be considered for a job-share arrangement or for flexible working are welcome. The School is proud of its long-standing commitment to diversity and equality, is applying for an Athena Swan award in November 2017 in recognition of this. Queen Mary is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Starting salary will be in the range £40,865 - £50,881 per annum per annum inclusive of London Allowance and include 30 days annual leave, USS pension scheme membership, and interest-free travel season ticket loan.

Your application should include a CV plus evidence of your teaching (for example recent evaluations and teaching awards or other recognition). As part of the selection process you will be asked to present to members of the School, details of which will be provided if you are shortlisted. The post is available any time after 1st March 2018.

Enquiries can be addressed to:   

Dr Stefan Krummaker, Associate Dean for Taught Programmes, s.krummaker@qmul.ac.uk
Professor Frances Bowen, Dean,f.bowen@qmul.ac.uk

Information about the School can be found at http://www.busman.qmul.ac.uk/. To apply for this position, please click on the link below.
The closing date for applications is 05 January 2018. Interviews are expected to be held in mid-February 2018. 
Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality     

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