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Lecturer\Senior Lecturer in Marketing

Kent Business School

Location:  Canterbury
Salary:  £34,804 to £59,135
Grade:  Grade 7 to Grade 9
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date:  Wednesday 18 March 2020
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 19 April 2020  (unless otherwise stated)
Reference:  SS-187-20

Kent Business School is seeking to appoint an Education and Research Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing. We have 3 positions available and are looking for dedicated scholars who are keen to make a strong contribution to teaching and research as well as our student enterprise and business engagement activities. 

The successful applicants will lead and contribute to the delivery of Marketing modules on both our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Apart from a successful teaching record, you will have developed an original and productive research agenda, demonstrating the ability or clear potential to publish in internationally-ranked, peer-reviewed journals. Evidence of income generation, impactful research, scholarship, or corporate engagement is expected in the case of appointments at Senior Lecturer level. 

We encourage applications from educators with experience in demand-driven curriculum development, technology-enabled learning, executive education and/or Higher and Degree Apprenticeships. We particularly encourage applications from prospective candidates whose work relates strongly to the School’s mission of sustainable innovation.

While the School seeks to appoint to an open-ended position, we will also consider applications from early career researchers completing their PhD’s who can demonstrate potential to publish in relevant 3* or 4* rated journals, as judged by the Chartered ABS  International Guide to Academic Journal Quality. In these instances and similar cases, we reserve the right to make a 1 year fixed-term appointment.

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing you will:

  • 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.
  • Engage in or lead efforts to attract contract research or consultancy funding.
  • Prepare articles of world-leading and internationally excellent quality for submission to refereed academic journals and grant applications, or engage in scholarship at the forefront of the discipline.
  • Contribute to executive education programmes and Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • PhD (or equivalent) in relevant area or near completion
  • Teaching experience in the area of marketing
  • Evidence of successful (at Senior Lecturer level sustained) publication activity in relevant 3* or 4* rated journals in the field of Marketing (or potential to publish in the case of early career researchers)
  • Experience in delivering technology enabled learning and teaching

Kent Business School (KBS) is a leading Business School, ranked in the top 30 in the UK and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB) which places KBS within the top institutions globally for business degrees, with only 5% of the world’s Business Schools attaining this accreditation.

The School offers the post holder a supportive and collegial work environment as well as an attractive incentive package to include an excellent salary and research funding. Colleagues are engaged and present for most of the working week to ensure time for exchange and collaboration. Colleagues on Education and Research contracts will benefit from comparatively moderate contact hours (typically 6-7 hours per week per term).

While the post is based at Canterbury, 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.

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: SS-187-20

Please note - a 2 page, 3 to 5 year research plan should be uploaded as part of your application, as well as a CV and Cover letter.

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

Interviews will likely take place in May 2020.

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Please note - 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

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, all interviews will take place remotely.  Our processes will evolve as the Government advice is updated.