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Senior Lecturer in Digital Economy

University of Exeter - Business School

Location: Exeter
Salary: £45,361 to £59,135
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th November 2019
Closes: 1st December 2019
Job Ref: P70620

We seek an ambitious and exceptional colleague with teaching experience in Digital Economy to join the Science, Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (SITE) department at the University of Exeter Business School. The Senior Lecturer position will cover Education and Scholarship.

In particular, we welcome applications from Digital Economy scholars interested in one or more of the following research areas: innovation management, Science and Technology Studies (STS), risk analysis, and blockchain. In addition, we look for candidates that have the necessary skills to act as programme director for a PG certificate programme in Digital Economy.
The University of Exeter Business School
At University of Exeter Business School we have ambitious growth plans. Over the next five years we aim to increase international student numbers by more than 500. As well as expand the programmes we offer, we plan to grow new partnerships with businesses and international institutions and boost our reputation on a global scale. The Business School's growth in teaching and research is a priority for the University and we have significant investment to expand our offering so that we can achieve excellence as one of the leading Business Schools in the UK and the World.

About you
For a Senior Lecturer post you will have:
  • A PhD or equivalent in Business/Management or related areas.
  • Experience developing taught programmes in Digital Economy at Undergraduate and PGT levels. Notably designing modules, specifying assessments and working with the quality assurance and programme accreditation process. 
  • Experience overseeing taught programmes in Digital Economy, including oversight of day-to-day operational processes (e.g. timetabling, assessment, examination systems), and programme accreditation processes 
  • Enthusiasm for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  • The ability to teach a range of material in Digital Economy or related areas 
  • The attitude and ability to engage in continuous professional development
  • A strong potential for educational leadership
  • 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.
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details on the role

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

We offer some fantastic benefits including:
  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working 
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
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