Principal Lecturer B – Entrepreneurship

Coventry University London - Management & HR

Coventry University London is part of the Coventry University Group.  Coventry University has a Gold TEF rating and ranking 2nd in the UK for Teaching Excellence, and ranked 12th in the Guardian League Tables 2018.

Coventry University London was founded in October 2010 in the heart of the City of London. Coventry University London is a dynamic international campus with over 1600 students studying across 20 different undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business and management. The University has strong links to industry and is focused on providing opportunities for learning that develop career-ready and global enterprising graduates.

The Department of Management & HR is responsible for the largest undergraduate and postgraduate courses in global business working with over 800 students. The department employs over 40 full and part time academics engaged with teaching and research in the areas of Strategy and Operations, HR and Organisational Behaviour, and Entrepreneurship. The successful candidate will join an established senior management team and play a key role in supporting the Head of Department in the development of new courses, new curricula and the entrepreneurship research agenda.

We are seeking to recruit a Principal Lecturer to lead the subject area of Entrepreneurship and develop the growing team of entrepreneurship lecturers and senior lecturers.  As a Principal Lecturer, your responsibilities will include teaching and supervision of students, overseeing teaching, learning and assessment across course portfolios, and ensuring that student satisfaction continuously improves. You will contribute to delivering the Institution's mission which is to prepare career-ready, global enterprising graduates by providing a real business and professional experience that is tailored to individual talents and future career ambitions.

You will have a strong record of working with industry and entrepreneurship eco-systems, international partners and have excellent project planning skills. You will have significant experience in academic leadership, curriculum development and research in the field of Entrepreneurship. Significant experience of teaching within a Higher Education Institution, qualified to a Doctorate level OR hold a Master's degree supported by significant relevant industry experience and professional network, and a teaching qualification is essential.

This is an exciting time to join our rich and dynamic working environment, offering the opportunity to grow and develop your career in a modern, forward-thinking institution with a passion for creating, supporting and developing the next generation of management professionals.  

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact John Watkins, Head of Department, on +44 20 7247 3666 or email

Interview date: 02/05/2018.

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