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Lecturer in Marketing - Full time, 12-month maternity cover

Edinburgh Napier University

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £40,322 to £49,553 per annum (Grade 6) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23% - Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th February 2020
Closes: 5th March 2020
Job Ref: 0000009646

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic new team member as a Lecturer in Marketing (on a 12-month maternity cover) who is excellent at teaching and has a strong research profile. We are particularly looking for candidates with experience in any of the following marketing topics and tracks: Consumer Behaviour and/or Marketing Communications.

Edinburgh Napier Business School is of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland and at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. The school is focused on being of real value to practitioners and is home to cutting-edge research that addresses real world challenges. It has an established track record of a high level of engagement and collaborative working with business and professional networks. To learn more, click here to watch a short video.

The subject area of Marketing promotes research informed teaching and pedagogical approach to our learning, teaching and assessment activities with strong industry links. We develop a cutting-edge curriculum with high employability rates and student satisfaction that serves industry demand.  

The Role

Yours will be a role of high visibility in the Marketing subject area, promoting the subject and the Business School. 

You will be expected to lead/ teach on at least one Marketing module, team teach on another, perhaps lead a programme, or act as deputy for a programme. Your teaching duties will operate across the academic year delivering teaching face to face on campus, internationally in France, Hong Kong, or Singapore, and to our Global Online students. You will be required to supervisor UG ad PG dissertations.

You will be expected to source and conduct collaborative, as well as individual research projects, which contribute to the research profile of the Business School. You will contribute significantly to the University's objective of growing our academic reputation for research informed and engaged student learning. We will expect you to engage with your Marketing colleagues and assist us to achieve our teaching, learning and research objectives. Our research themes are Branding, Digital Marketing, Consumer Behaviour and International Marketing.

Who We Are Looking For

You will have a Doctoral level qualification and appropriate relevant professional qualifications. You will also have teaching / training experience and a track-record / trajectory of research, publications and of perhaps evidence of some income generation.

You will have a broad grasp of the key Marketing concepts and research streams in the Marketing subject area, and of course a sound grasp of those in your specific area of expertise. 

Some travel may be required as a number of our programmes / modules are delivered off campus. 

To know more about this exciting opportunity please click here to view the role profile.

Benefits we offer

Salary: GBP 40,322 - GBP 49,553 per annum (Grade 6) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23% - Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme)

Further Information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional Information

  • Closing date: Thursday 5 March (midnight GMT)
  • Interviews: Friday 27 March
  • For an informal discussion about this position, please contact Dr Nathalia Tjandra, Associate Professor in Marketing at

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment, as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

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