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Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader in Marketing

University of Essex - Essex Business School

Essex Business School
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Management and Marketing Group at Essex Business School in the field of Marketing. The group already has more than 20 research active members, consisting of emerging as well as world-leading researchers with an international reputation for its cutting-edge research in the fields of brand management, sustainability, social enterprise, critical management & marketing and consumer behaviour.

We are keen to appoint a talented scholar with experience in any area of Marketing. We would, however, especially welcome applications from those with expertise in:

  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Brand Management
  • Consumer Behaviour, and/or
  • Any area aligned to research interests in the management and marketing group

Duties of the Role
The purpose of these posts is to enhance the school’s research profile and to both contribute to and lead in developing the field of marketing at the school; to develop and actively engage in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision; and to extend the school’s profile regionally, nationally and internationally through collaboration with other institutions.

Applicants at Lecturer level will contribute to excellence in education by designing and delivering substantive and effective teaching and learning support; supervise student projects, fieldwork and placements; produce research outputs for publication at acceptable levels of volume and academic excellence; and undertake peer mentoring of colleagues on the request of the Dean.

Applicants at Senior Lecturer or Reader level will be expected to engage in curriculum development, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and research supervision at both an individual and a strategic level; provide research leadership and engage in activities that will enhance the research profile of the Group; and undertake a senior leadership role within the department when required.

At all levels you will be expected to engage in individual and/or collaborative research activity (resulting in internationally excellent publications) that is in keeping with REF criteria; and generate significant external research income, appropriate to career stage and subject area norms.

A full list of key responsibilities and main duties (Education, Research and Leadership and Citizenship) can be found within the respective job packs.

Qualifications and Skills required
Applicants should hold a doctoral level research degree (PhD) in Marketing (or be close to completion of PhD if applying for Lecturer level), or equivalent professional experience or practice.

Applicants at Lecturer level should have evidence of a research agenda, engagement in high-quality research activity and a developing research profile, and proven experience in teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, or demonstrable potential for achieving this.

Applicants at Senior Lecturer or Reader level should have evidence of an established and internationally recognised research profile, with a strong track record of published academic output at international levels of recognition; a sustained record of effectiveness in education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; experience of PhD supervision to completion; and a record of success in generating external research income appropriate in scale to disciplinary norms and career stage.

Applicants at all levels will need to possess evidence of a clear publication plan for submission to future Research Excellence Framework (REF) programmes, have strong organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and be willing and able to play an active part in the administration of the School.

This is a permanent, full-time post on ASER (teaching and research) contract and appointment will be made as either Lecturer (R), Senior Lecture (R), Reader. Please state clearly on your application form, the level for which you are applying.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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Location: Colchester
Salary: £41,527 - £49,553 per annum (Lecturer); £52,560 - £59,136 per annum (Senior Lecturer / Reader).
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd October 2019
Closes: 25th November 2019
Job Ref: REQ03187
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