Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing

University of Kent - Kent Business School

Kent Business School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing 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, research and enterprise. The successful applicant will lead and contribute to the delivery of modules in the new MSc in Digital Marketing and Analytics and contribute to our School’s successful student enterprise and business engagement activities. Apart from a successful teaching record, he or she will also have developed an original and productive research and scholarship 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 technology enabled learning and executive education.

While the post is 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 in Digital Marketing you will:

  • support the development and approval of the new MSc in Digital Marketing and Analytics; as Senior Lecturer to provide academic leadership in this area
  • 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
  • teaching experience in digital marketing and social media
  • specific knowledge and research reputation in the advertised subject area
  • evidence of successful publication in relevant 3* or 4* rated journals, as judged by the Chartered ABS International Guide to Academic Journal Quality

Start date for applications: 28 Nov 2017

Closing date for applications: 02 Jan 2018

Interviews are to be held: 09 Feb 2018

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 jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: SS1304

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 a 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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