KBS-037-21 - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing

University of Kent

United Kingdom

November 7, 2021

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing Kent Business School Location: Canterbury

Salary: £35,326 to £58,279 per annum Grade: Grade 7 to Grade 9 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Friday 08 October 2021 Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 07 November 2021 (unless otherwise stated) Reference: KBS-037-21

Education and Research (E &R)

Kent Business School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marketing to join the Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and International Business . We are looking for a dedicated scholar who is keen to make a strong contribution to both teaching and research in this area, as well as to our student enterprise and business engagement activities.

The successful applicant will lead and contribute to the delivery of Marketing modules on both our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. In particular, the post holder will be expected to provide teaching in one or more of the following: International Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Marketing Research, Digital Marketing, Digital Consumer Behaviour, Social Media Marketing, Marketing Analytics or possibly new modules (e.g., AI Marketing, Creative Marketing) in the successful candidate's own area of expertise.

In addition to previous teaching experience, the post holder should have a clearly defined research agenda with a track record or clear potential to publish in top peer-reviewed journals. Evidence of income generation, research impact, or corporate engagement is expected in the case of appointments to Senior Lecturer level. Although all cognate areas of Marketing will be considered, we are particularly interested in applicants with research expertise in areas that the Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and International Business is looking to grow, including (but not limited to) international marketing, digital marketing strategy, social media marketing, AI marketing, creative marketing and marketing analytics.

We encourage applications from research-led educators with experience in demand-driven curriculum development, technology-enabled learning, executive education and/or Higher and Degree Apprenticeships. We particularly encourage applications from prospective candidates whose work relates strongly to the School's mission of sustainable innovation.

While the post is based in Canterbury, the successful candidate may be expected to take up teaching and other responsibilities at the University's other campuses, study centres and off campus for the delivery of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer you will:

  • deliver and contribute to the design of high-quality, demand-driven and student-centred taught programmes; as Senior Lecturer to provide academic leadership in this area
  • engage in individual and collaborative research and scholarship leading to high-quality publications at acceptable levels of volume and academic excellence, develop income from research, enterprise, or corporate engagement individually or in collaboration with others. As Senior Lecturer , to engage in internationally excellent and/or world-leading research and scholarship, leading research, enterprise or consulting projects, and to generate income.
  • contribute fully to the School and University by participating in meetings, working groups, committees and other School and University activities; at Senior Lecturer level, to support the management of the School, by taking on key roles and serve on School or University working groups or committees, as required.
  • To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline – awarded or near completion.
  • ability to teach a breadth of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, such as International Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Marketing Research, Digital Marketing, Digital Consumer Behaviour, Social Media Marketing, Marketing Analytics.
  • willingness to contribute to a cohesive and supportive corporate culture and a collegiate work environment.
  • Kent Business School is an international Business School, with a global reputation for delivering research and teaching excellence. We are proud to be part of the 1% of global business schools worldwide to gain 'Triple Crown' accreditation from three top business organisations: European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and The Association of MBAs (AMBA).

    Kent Business School is one of the leading Schools in the UK for academic research (in the REF2014 we ranked 25th for research intensity) and business engagement (gained the Small Business Charter Award in 2018). Our commitment to gender equality was recognised by our 2020 Athena SWAN bronze award.

    As a dual-intensive Business School, our distinctiveness comes from a forward- thinking approach to business education. We place sustainable innovation at the heart of our educational outlook, underpinned by world-class research. We are interdisciplinary by nature, bringing innovative solutions to real world issues. We are integrated into the local business community as a hub for knowledge creation and exchange. We are proud that our industry collaborations and global partnerships benefit students, businesses and the community.

    Interviews are to be held: w/c 6th December 2021 (TBC).

    Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact KBS HR on kbshr@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: KBS-037-21

    For informal discussion only, please contact Professor Marian Garcia, Dean of Kent Business School, kbsdean@kent.ac.uk. You may also contact Professor George Saridakis (G.Saridakis@kent.ac.uk), Head of the Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and International Business.

    We particularly welcome applications from female and black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented at this level in this area.

    We particularly welcome applications from female and black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented at this level in this area Further details: Job Description Additional Information

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    Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

    Applications must be made via the University's online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

    The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

    Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, interviews may take place remotely

    From 1 January 2021, non-British and non-Irish nationals who do not already hold a UK immigration status will be required to obtain a visa in order to be able to work in the UK. A new points-based system will be implemented which will treat EEA and non-EEA citizens equally. For further information please visit theUK Visas & Immigration website.

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