Lecturer in Innovation and Project Management Ref 6741

School/department: University of Sussex Business School
Hours:Full time considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE (37.5 hours per week)Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 6741
Salary: starting at £37,467 to £40,927 per annum
Placed on: 29 September 2021
Closing date:  28 October 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: January 2022


Job description

The Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), within the University of Sussex Business School, is seeking to appoint a Lecturer to contribute to the development and delivery of research-led teaching in the areas of innovation and project management, including modules on strategic management, management of risk and managing intellectual property. The Lecturer will also contribute to growing research in the areas of innovation and project management, and will be expected to seek research funding and publish papers in high quality journals.

The successful candidate will have:

  1. A PhD in a related field (e.g. Innovation Management, Project Management, Strategy, Organization Studies).
  2. Experience of successful curriculum design or re-design and adoption/development of innovative teaching methods.
  3. Excellent knowledge of contemporary issues and debates within the area of innovation, strategy, project management and organization theory.
  4. Ability to communicate to academics and students with a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds.
  5. An emerging publication record in innovation management/project management/strategy journals.

Please contact Andrew Davies Andrew.Davies@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

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Download job description and person specification Ref 6741 [PDF 190.13KB]

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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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