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Open Rank positions (Professor to Lecturer) in the Science, Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (SITE) department (Education and Research)

University of Exeter - SITE

Location: Exeter
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th August 2019
Closes: 26th September 2019
Job Ref: P01298

University of Exeter Business School

Full time, permanent

Education and Research

The role

Within University of Exeter Business School (UEBS), the department of Science, Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (SITE) is equally committed to advancing theory and working with leaders and managers in organisations to achieve practical solutions to their most important issues. We seek to expand our team of outstanding researchers and teachers. We are looking to appoint several open rank posts. We hope to appoint faculty who will contribute to building on current strengths in areas such as: entrepreneurship, innovation, operations management and supply chain, international business and strategy, digital economy, circular economy, business analytics, social networks, and information systems. Ideally candidates will have expertise in advanced methods, such as social network models, agent-based models, NLP and Machine Learning, multi-level and longitudinal regression models. Additional criteria for each level are listed below.

The University of Exeter Business School

The University of Exeter Business School (UEBS) is an interdisciplinary business school dedicated to excellence in research and teaching across the management and economic disciplines. UEBS brings together inspirational and internationally respected academics from around the world in an environment that combines historical and intellectual heritage with modern facilities. Academic staff proactively engage with business, government and civil society partners in research, consultancy and development projects. The Business School is consistently among the UK's best in student experience and employability. Our academic staff aspire to be outstanding researchers and teachers. We value our learning community and collegial environment.

About you

For a Lecturer post you will have:

A PhD or equivalent in Business/Management or related areas and have an independent, internationally-recognised research programme in a relevant active field of research

A track record in ABS four-star refereed publications, or demonstrate potential to do so

A strong record in attracting funding for research, or demonstrate potential to attract such funding

An active approach to inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research

Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

The attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development

For Senior Lecturer, in addition to the above, you will have:

A strong potential for research leadership

A track record in ABS four-star refereed publications and success in significant grant capture

Relationships with external organisations and funders/ and knowledge and experience of key sectors or business challenges

Strong connections with business, government and/or civil society organisations

Involvement in projects which develop impact.

For Professorial level appointments, in addition to the above, you will have:

Strong research leadership

Be a leading authority in your academic field with an international reputation, as evidenced by research publications, sustained funding as principal investigator and PhD supervision as well as other esteem indicators.

Have experience of making significant contribution to the development and clarification of research strategy for your subject area

Contribute to the development of our educational programmes and to the overall student experience.

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of these positions: Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer.

If you are interested in these positions we recommend that you apply as soon as possible. This is a rolling-recruitment campaign and applications will be assessed and interviews will be held throughout the recruitment period. 

For an informal and confidential discussion about the post please contact Professor Andrew Parker (email:

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