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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing (Digital Marketing or Digital Analytics)

Kent Business School

Location:  Chatham
Salary:  £34,804 to £57,418 per annum
Grade:  Grade 7 Academic to Grade 9
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date:  Monday 19 April 2021
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 16 May 2021  (unless otherwise stated)
Reference:  KBS-012-21-R

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing (Digital Marketing or Digital Analytics)

Education and Research (E&R) OR Education, Scholarship and Professional Practice (ES&P)

Kent Business School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing (Digital Marketing or Digital Analytics) to support the expansion of our Medway campus. We are looking for a dedicated scholar who is keen to make a strong contribution to both research and teaching in this area, as well as to our student enterprise and business engagement activities. We encourage applications from candidates who are enthusiastic about contributing to teaching and programme administration and have strong connections with practice.

The successful applicant will lead and contribute to the delivery of modules in the MSc in Digital Marketing and Analytics. In particular, the post holder will be expected to provide teaching in digital and social media marketing and digital marketing research. We also welcome applications from scholars with more specialist knowledge, such as data mining and analytics, social media analytics and web marketing and analytics.

Successful applicants may be offered an Education & Research (E&R) or an Education, Scholarship and Professional Practice (ES&P) position depending on their profile and qualifications.

While the post will be based at Medway, the successful candidate may be expected to take up teaching and other responsibilities at the University’s other campuses, study centres and off campus for the delivery of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer you will:

  • to deliver and contribute to the design of high-quality, demand-driven and student- centred taught programmes; as Senior Lecturer to provide academic leadership in this  area
  • to engage in individual and collaborative research and/or scholarship leading to high-quality publications at acceptable levels of volume and academic excellence, develop income from research, enterprise, or corporate engagement individually or in collaboration with others. As Senior Lecturer, to engage in internationally excellent and/or world-leading research and/or scholarship, leading research, enterprise or consulting projects as well as other initiatives on behalf of the School; to generate income; and to contribute to the School’s overall strategy.
  • to contribute fully to the School and University by participating in meetings, working groups, committees and other School and University activities; at Senior Lecturer level, to support the management of the School, by taking on key roles and serve on School or University working groups or committees, as required.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline – awarded or near completion
  • ability to teach a breadth of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, such as digital marketing data mining and analytics, social media analytics, and web marketing and analytics.
  • willingness to contribute to a cohesive and supportive corporate culture and a collegiate work environment

Kent Business School is an international Business School, with a global reputation for delivering research and teaching excellence. We are proud to be part of a selection of global business schools worldwide to hold double-accredited status (ACCSB and AMBA) and one of the leading Universities in the UK for academic research (in the REF2014 we ranked 17th for research intensity) and business engagement (gained the Small Business Charter Award in 2018).

As a dual-intensive Business School, our distinctiveness comes from a forward-thinking approach to business education. We place sustainable innovation at the heart of our educational outlook, underpinned by world-class research. We are interdisciplinary by nature, bringing innovative solutions to real world issues. We are integrated into the local business community as a hub for knowledge creation and exchange. We are proud that our industry collaborations and global partnerships benefit students, businesses and the community.

Interviews are to be held: tbc

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on quoting ref number:  KBS-012-21-R

For informal discussion only, please contact Professor Marian Garcia, Dean of Kent Business School,

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Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

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