Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Digital Enterprise

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
23 Jan 2018
05 Mar 2018
Full Time

Business and Law

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Digital Enterprise – Ref BAL17/15  
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary:    Senior Lecturer: £39,992 - £49,149 ; Lecturer: £35,520 - £38,832

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.

Within the Faculty of Business and Law, the 2015 Time Higher Education award winning 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). 

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Digital Enterprise. Working within the Department of Business and Management, you will join a team of highly qualified academics with a passion for enhancing the student experience.  You will contribute to research informed and technology enabled learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition to teaching, you will undertake research and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s Digital Business Research Signature area and cross university Digital Living research profile, together with engaging in consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation and business development activities. You will be expected to contribute to our research signature areas, particularly the Digital Business Signature Area:

You must have (or be close to completing) a PhD in a relevant field, ideally coupled with a record of publications. With excellent interpersonal skills, you must be able to demonstrate expert knowledge in the field and be able to teach effectively on a range of academic and professional programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.  You will possess strong quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills as well as knowledge and expertise in either one, or several of, the emerging areas of Digital Enterprise such as: the Internet of Things, Digital Business Models and Digital Innovation.  You will also ideally be a member of an appropriate professional body.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Prof James Cunningham, on 0191 227 4064, email; or Dr Andrew Robson, on 0191 243 7428, email 

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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:  Monday 5th March 2018