Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Ref 10357

School/department:   University of Sussex Business School, Department of Strategy & Marketing
Hours: Full or part time hours up to a maximum of 1.0fte. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 10357
Salary: starting at £43,414   to £51,805 per annum.
Placed on:  29 November 2022
Closing date:  27 January, 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 09 February 2023
Expected start date: 01 September 2023 (Negotiable)

Job description

The Department of Strategy & Marketing is looking to recruit a full-time faculty member at the Lecturer (Assistant Professor) level in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Department has a strong reputation within the United Kingdom and hosts a range of vibrant and popular undergraduate and postgraduate programs. We are defined by a passion for teaching, research, and engagement, and focused on creativity, sustainability, behaviour change, and managerial practice.

Scholars within the Department focus on a range of subjects related to innovation and entrepreneurship as well as sustainability, well-being and social change. Candidates will be expected to engage with one or more of our research mobiliser groups, particularly Responsible Business.

The Department has a strong reputation within the United Kingdom. Our research was ranked in the top 30 in the recent 2021 REF exercise, which placed us within the upper quartile of all UK-based business and management faculties. We offer several popular undergraduate and postgraduate programs, with our undergraduate marketing program being placed in the top 20 in the recent 2023 Complete Universities Guide. The Business School was recently also ranked 1st in the UK for External Research Income by the Chartered Association of Business Schools. The entrepreneurship and innovation group within the Department features a mix of research and teaching focused staff. Our work has been published in leading discipline journals including Business & Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Public Administration Review, Research Policy, Strategic Management Journal, Work, Employment & Society among many others.

We are looking for an individual with an exciting research program that either complements or extends the interests of our current faculty (https://www.sussex.ac.uk/business-school/people-and-departments/strategy-and-marketing) particularly those in entrepreneurship and innovation: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/business-school/people-and-departments/strategy-and-marketing/entrepreneurship-innovation.

The successful candidate will be an engaged early-career academic who enjoys working in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment and shows enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues across disciplines. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their research has publication potential in top level journals.

Please contact Professor Michael Beverland (m.beverland@sussex.ac.uk) for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

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How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to usbsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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