Principal Lecturer A/B in Strategy and Operations Management

Coventry, West Midlands (GB)
£53,111 / £57,778 per annum
01 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Coventry University London Campus

Job Reference: CULC000240

Entering its ninth year of operation, Coventry University London is firmly established as a successful, dynamic and innovative provider of distinctive programmes which leverage our location in the City of London, a global centre for finance, business and the creative industries. Our mission is "to deliver career-ready, global enterprising graduates by providing a real business and professional experience that is tailored to individual talents and future career ambitions". This mission permeates every aspect of our operation and drives our success in achieving high levels of graduate employment,entrepreneurship and further study. We recognise the importance of the academic quality of our staff as well as the relevance and currency of our curriculum in achieving this mission.

With over 100 nationalities represented in our student and staff bodies,we are a truly global community committed to delivering a rich, international student experience and preparing our students for global careers.

Coventry University was ranked 13th in the Guardian University Guide 2019, after being named "University of the Year" in the 2015 Times Higher Education (THE) Awards and UK's top new University in the Guardian and the Complete University Guide's 2018 ranking. It has also achieved a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating for teaching excellence.

The Department of Management & HR is responsible for our largest undergraduate and postgraduate courses in global business working with over 800 students. The department employs over 40 full and part time academics engaged with teaching and research in the areas of Strategy and Operations, HR and Organisational Behaviour, and Entrepreneurship.

We are looking for a Principal Lecturer in Strategy & Operations Management who shares our passion for delivering an excellent student experience and developing student attributes to enhance their future career prospects. Candidates will relish the opportunity to join the senior management team and play a key role in supporting the Head of Department in the development of new curricula and creating the Strategy & Operations management research agenda. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead and develop an energetic and forward-thinking interdisciplinary team teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They will also work as part of an established team of Principal Lecturers from a range of disciplines on projects to enhance students learning in a supportive collegiate working environment.

In return, the successful candidate will enjoy a competitive benefits package, working in an inclusive and welcoming people-centred work environment,ongoing support for personal and professional development, and the opportunity to develop a career in a dynamic and successful university group.

The successful candidate will be a highly qualified academic with significant experience in Higher Education who enjoys all aspects of teaching,learning and academic management. You will be an active researcher whose activity and output inform their teaching and who provides guidance, mentoring and support to early career colleagues.

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact John Watkins (Head of Department: Management & HR) at

Closing date for applications: 3 September 2018

Interview date: September 2018  

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