Professor or Associate Professor of Market Research and Branding

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
23 Jan 2018
28 Feb 2018
Full Time

Business and Law

Professor or Associate Professor of Market Research and Branding – Ref BAL17/12 
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:    Competitive

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Northumbria is a thriving research engaged, business focused, professional university with an ambitious vision.    Within the Faculty of Business and Law, our double AACSB accredited Newcastle Business School has an outstanding reputation in the delivery of business relevant, research rich education   Times Higher Education reported that Northumbria’s improvement in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for research power was the biggest in the country, and within our Business and Management submission over 60 % of our Impact was assessed as either world-leading or internationally excellent. In 2016, Newcastle Business School was awarded the Business School of the Year at the prestigious THE awards. 

The successful candidate will provide academic and research leadership in the area of Market Research and Branding and make a significant contribution to the development of research and, through personal publications, to the future Research Excellence Framework. You will take a leading role in contributing to the ongoing development and growth of relevant teaching, CPD, research and consulting activities and be able to provide leadership within the broad area of Business and Management. 

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 Professor/Associate Professor, you must have the ability to empower people in a professional environment.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Hesham Al-Sabbahy, Head of Department, on 0191 349 5342 or by email at

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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:  Wednesday 28th February 2018