Professor of Practice - Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Witty Scholarship Support)

University of Nottingham - Nottingham University Business School

Location: Jubilee Campus

Salary: Salary will be within the Professorial range, minimum £60410 (pro rata) per annum

Nottingham University Business School conducts world-class research and the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 confirm the School’s status as one of the leading Business Schools in the country. Nottingham University Business School ranked sixth out of 101 institutions for Research Power (the measure of research performance which combines volume and quality). Its teaching has been rated as ‘excellent’ by HEFCE. As part of its ongoing development, the School has recently recruited to a significant number of new posts and currently has around 140 academic staff. Apart from its UK based operations, the Business School also delivers programmes at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and in Singapore. Further information about the School is available at: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/

The Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HGI), located in Nottingham University Business School supports these aims with its work and research around the development of enterprise and entrepreneurial skills, innovation and understanding of the commercialisation of research. For more information about HGI please see http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/enterprise

Applications are invited for the position of Professor of Practice - Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Witty Scholarship support), which is based in the HGI, to support and mentor recipients of the Witty scholarships in creating or joining innovative businesses and provide leadership in teaching, knowledge transfer and administration in the fields of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He/she will also engage in high quality teaching on the range of programmes offered by HGI and available to Witty scholarship candidates.

We welcome applications from candidates with a good honours degree or equivalent professional qualification or experience, together with a distinguished record of professional achievement in a commercial or public sector organisation, to include extensive experience, a successful track record at executive level and a widely recognised credible reputation in industry and academia in the fields of entrepreneurship and/or innovation. Other qualities include a high-level analytical capability to facilitate conceptual thinking, innovation and creativity, together with evidence of the ability to transfer experience into teaching through a record of previous teaching and/or engaging in a group setting and/or mentoring. This is a part-time (0.2 FTE) 3 year fixed term post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Simon Mosey, Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Director of HGI, Tel: 0115 95 13763, email: simon.mosey@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted. For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/.

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The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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