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Professor In Marketing

University of Bradford

Location: University of Bradford

Closes: 11 Nov 2021 

The University of Bradford is looking for a Professor in Marketing.

Main Purpose

  • To make a scholarly contribution to research, teaching and knowledge exchange in their specialist area relevant to the University strategy and the sub-strategies of Research & Innovation Strategy and Learning, Teaching & Student Experience Strategy;
  • To disseminate knowledge through teaching students from diverse entry pathways and contribute to the teaching and supervision requirements of the Faculty;
  • To be collegiate and support the co-creation of knowledge through fundamental and applied research with the aim of enhancing research opportunities and contributing to a positive student experience;
  • To maintain a research record with publications in 3* CABS or equivalent rated journals and/or internationally impactful publications;
  • To demonstrate grant activity and/or commercial income;
  • To support the pursuit of distinctiveness and competitive advantage through embedding the University Strategic objectives;
  • To keep up to date with developments in subject area, developing relevant skills and keep abreast of University and sector wide policies, procedures and regulations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Lead multi-disciplinary, high profile research via the Faculty’s Research Centres.
  2. Enhance the Faculty’s Research Centre’s reputation and impact to ensure a vibrant research environment.
  3. Disseminate and communicate research including publication of 3* and/or 4* outputs in the highest quality journals.
  4. Provide a stimulating and inclusive research environment to support the successful graduation of doctoral students.
  5. Contribute as an Independent Chair and internal and/or external examiner.
  6. Generate grant and contract income to support the University’s research and impact.
  7. Play a significant role in regional, national and international networks and partnerships to support the University’s research and impact.
  8. Engage with public policy-makers, charities, commerce and industry to shape and inform the research landscape.
  9. Contribute/lead the development of Impact Case Studies.


  1. Plan, deliver and assess innovative, engaging and challenging teaching activities which provide a distinctive and exceptional student experience.
  2. Ensure teaching within the Research Centre is research-led with subject content underpinned by relevant specialist research.
  3. Lead the design and development of an inclusive, accessible and research-informed teaching curriculum and supportive learning activities.
  4. Evaluate modules and programmes, and manage projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  5. Lead contributions to accreditation standards as required including compliance activities or membership of re-accreditation groups.
  6. Lead the enhancement of and innovation in programmes, assessment and feedback including distance/blended learning.
  7. Ensure curriculum design and/or delivery incorporates relevant technology enhanced learning appropriate to the subject discipline.
  8. Utilise appropriate assessment methods and approaches and provide quality, personalised and timely feedback.
  9. Ensure the Research Centre has appropriate plans in place to identify, promote, administer and grow placement activities.
  10. Ensure strong collaboration within the Research Centre to ensure high levels of student satisfaction and quality outcomes.
  11. Undertake the role of Personal Academic Tutor (PAT) in accordance with the University’s PAT role descriptor.

Knowledge Exchange and Business & Community Engagement

  1. Create and respond to opportunities to develop and successfully deliver executive education, CPD or training.
  2. Lead submissions to accreditation bodies as required, including demonstration of compliance standards and co-ordination of re-accreditation groups.


Person Specification  :  Qualifications


  • PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area
  • Honours degree (or equivalent in a relevant subject area OR honours degree in an unrelated subject with a higher degree and/or professional qualification in an appropriate area


  • Member of HEA or commitment to achieving appropriate level of membership (desirable criteria)
  • A registered professional (as applicable)
  • A level of English equivalent to level C1 on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Significant experience of teaching and facilitating/supporting learning in your current or previous role with relevance for marketing (or related discipline) in HE at undergraduate and/or postgraduate taught and postgraduate research level leading to successful student outcomes.
  • Experience of leading the design, development and effective delivery of innovative programmes. Implementing and evaluating educational activities at under and post graduate levels including postgraduate taught and postgraduate research levels.
  • Evidence of incorporating contemporary technologies to enhance learning and optimise attainment for all students.
  • Evidence of designing and implementing approaches to assessment that inspire and engage students, promote learning and enhance self-regulation.
  • Experience of leading as Co or Principal Investigator the application of external research funding.
  • Experience of leading, as Principal Investigator and managing research projects that have delivered on time and to budget.
  • Evidence of contributing to the development of early career researchers.
  • Track record of effective research project supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and attracting, retaining and supervising doctoral student projects to completion.
  • Possess a distinguished record of academic achievement at 3* and/or 4* including a substantive record of research papers recognised for their originality, citation and rigour and published in relevant international high impact peer-reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of supporting work based learning and promoting/supporting entrepreneurialism.

The University of Bradford has appointed SearchHigher as their recruitment partner for this campaign; please apply below by submitting a CV & Cover Letter in Word Document format or email them to , or call Kaye Powell on 07387238343  for a confidential conversation.  

Location: Bradford
Salary: £60,905 to £79,803
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th October 2021
Closes: 11th November 2021
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