Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Business and Management
Location: Ormskirk Salary: £34,804 to £52,560 per annum Permanent Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2020 Reference: EHT0206-0620 Number of Positions: 2
Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.
You will have a solid track record of business experience coupled with HE teaching experience. In addition, you will have demonstrable experience of close collaborative working with other academics and/or professionals. The ability to teach across a range of Business and Management subjects is essential to the role. You will have excellent teaching, student support skills and a commitment to developing a relevant area of the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum combined with an ability to communicate with employers and other external stakeholders and build networks in furtherance of the aims of the school. You will also demonstrate a commitment to delivering an excellent student experience.
About the Role
You will play a significant role in delivering business/management and related modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, whilst also making a positive contribution to a broad range of subjects across the school. Expertise in the areas of operations, economics, enterprise and/or sustainability is desirable. You will have the potential to produce published work suitable for submission to the Research Excellence Framework, and play an active role within the development of the business school both internally and externally. Professional recognition/qualifications and real-world business experience are essential alongside academic qualifications in a cognate subject. You will be expected to contribute to the research profile of the department through the activities of one of our Research Units, and to meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework.
We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.
From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development.
This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.
“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.
We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.
The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.
Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.
The Business School is one of the largest departments in the University and we offer a dynamic and stimulating environment where we focus on excellence in teaching and learning with a focus on employability, underpinned by research. We offer opportunities for personal and professional development within a supportive and collegiate School, working closely with internal and external stakeholders to bring real-life business expertise into our teaching and research.
For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor Helen Woodruffe-Burton, Director of Business School at Burtonh@edgehill.ac.uk
At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.
Further details: Job Description & Person Specification
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