Reader in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Location: Newcastle
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th March 2020
Closes: 20th April 2020
Job Ref: 3503

Company description:

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

Job description:

Closing Date: Monday 20th April 2020

Newcastle University Business School is located in Newcastle City Centre and at the gateway to the Newcastle Helix, a £350million partnership between Newcastle University, Newcastle City Council and Legal and General, where business meets Science.

At our core, Newcastle University Business School is an integral part of a founding Russell Group University that exists for the public benefit to advance education, learning and research. Our Vision is to build on this core purpose to become a globally renowned international business school that delivers excellence in the Future of Work and develops leaders for a future they can shape. In making progress towards our Vision we will play an integral part in the University’s Vision to become a globally inclusive institution providing new knowledge and creative solutions that make a positive impact on the economy and society of our region, the UK and beyond.

Newcastle University is continuing its substantial investment in the Newcastle University Business School with a Vision and Strategy to develop world leading reputation in the Future of Work and Leading on Leadership. You will join a leading international business school which is triple accredited, ranked in the world top 150 according to QS World University Rankings 2020, and an integral part of a founding Russell Group University.
We are looking for thought leaders who can contribute research, funding and impact to the School’s world-leading reputation in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, further embed internationalisation of the curricula. You will contribute leadership to the Marketing, Operations and Systems Subject Group and Research Communities.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture and welcome applicants who will help us realise this. Women applicants are particularly encouraged as women are currently under-represented in Professorial roles.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant subject and have a record of excellence in research, engagement and impact (including PhD supervision and research funding).

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Professor Sharon Mavin at

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