VC2020 Lecturer in Marketing or Consumer Insight

De Montfort University - Strategic Management and Marketing

Grade F: £33,518 - £36,613 per annum

Here at De Montfort University, our success is down to the professionalism, creativity and aspiration of our talented academics. It means we’ve already achieved worldwide acclaim, and have been awarded Gold under the Teaching Excellence Framework. But now we want to go even further. By investing £130 million, we’ll deliver even more innovative research facilities and create inspirational learning environments. But our ambitions will rely on academics who are just as ambitious. People like you. 

Our Department of Strategic Management and Marketing offers programmes to more than 2,500 students. And we’ve recently launched our Centre for Enterprise and Innovation to make sure that we’re offering excellent teaching and research. . The Vice-Chancellor’s lectureships aim to enable individuals to grow and develop in their area of expertise in a fully supported teaching and research environment.

VC2020 roles are predominately aimed at early career academics. We’re looking for an individual who has a portfolio of research activities that offer realistic prospect of publication in international refereed journals. You’ll be part of developing our existing research strengths, as well as broadening the department's research interests. Ideally your research portfolio should revolve around areas of consumer behaviour, branding, digital/social media marketing, strategic marketing, and marketing communications.

In return, you’ll thrive in our collegiate environment as you develop both personally and professionally through your research and teaching. Your position is uniquely endowed with a research allowance of 50% of your time/workload. We also have a lively research culture with frequent research seminars and workshops, a mentoring scheme, and Departmental and Faculty-wide resources for conference participation.

When you join, you’ll instantly become part of a vibrant and welcoming community. It means you’ll enjoy everything from generous annual leave and flexible hours, to NUS discount and health benefits. We’ll also support you from the very first day with a comprehensive induction programme. And with access to our Academic Professional Development site, you’ll continue to progress both personally, and professionally.   

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Closing date: 3rd November 2017

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