Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

University of Kent - Kent Business School

Kent Business School (KBS) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship to support the expansion of our Medway campus. We are looking for a dedicated scholar who is keen to make a strong contribution to teaching and research as well as our student enterprise and business engagement activities.

You will lead and contribute to the delivery of entrepreneurship 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.

We encourage applications from educators with experience in demand-driven curriculum development, technology-enabled learning, and/or executive education and High Degree Apprenticeships.

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer 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 as Director of Studies of the BA in Business and Management programme
  • engage in individual and collaborative research and 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 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
  • 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, Faculty or University working groups or committees, as required

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • PhD (or equivalent) in relevant area or near completion
  • specific knowledge in the advertised subject area
  • the ability to teach a breadth of undergraduate and postgraduate modules across the entrepreneurship curriculum
  • the ability to conduct impactful research
  • evidence of successful publication activity in relevant 3* or 4* rated journals, as judged by the Chartered ABS International Guide to Academic Journal Quality

Kent Business School is one of the UK’s top 20 business schools and has the ambition to grow in both calibre and size. We are entrepreneurial and international in outlook and view ourselves as a research-intensive business school that produces rigorous and applicable knowledge. We are committed to developing employable graduates and informing the practice of management for a sustainable future.

Start date for applications: 20 Sept 2017

Closing date for applications: 17 Oct 2017

Interviews are to be held: 03 Nov 2017

Please see the links below to view the full job description and apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process, contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref: SS1278

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

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