Lecturer in Strategy and Marketing Ref 5262

School/department: University of Sussex Business School, Strategy & Marketing
Hours: Full time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). 
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 5262
Salary: Starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on: 1 February 2021
Closing date: 26 February 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: March 2021
Expected start date: September 2021


Job description

The Department of Strategy & Marketing in the University of Sussex Business School is looking to recruit a full-time faculty member at the Lecturer (Assistant Professor) level in the area of Marketing. The Marketing group within the department (which consists of three main disciplines: marketing, international business, and entrepreneurship) is focused on consumption, sustainability, innovation, and traditional marketing related subjects. As a Department we host three research mobiliser groups: consumer well-being, international business, and responsible business. We are defined by a passion for teaching, research, and engagement, and focused on creativity, sustainability, technology, and managerial practice. The Department has a strong reputation within the United Kingdom and hosts a range of vibrant and popular undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

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

In particular, we are seeking scholars interested in consumer related marketing topics. We welcome candidates from all ontological and methodological approaches.

The University of Sussex has a strong tradition of policy work and outreach and we therefore welcome applications from candidates with potential to have a policy and/or practical impact.

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 within marketing and 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.

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If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria.


How to apply

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