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Senior Lecturer/Reader in in Business Ethics and Sustainability
Kent Business School
Salary: £51,799 to £65,573
Grade: Grade 9 to Grade 10
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Wednesday 31 August 2022
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 30 September 2022 (unless
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Working as a Senior Lecturer/Reader in Business Ethics and Sustainability at
Kent Business School is to be part of the 1% of global business schools 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). We also gained the
Small Business Charter Award in 2018.
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. Our
commitment to gender equality was recognised by our 2020 Athena SWAN bronze
Not only will you be welcomed into the Department of Leadership and
Management, where internationally-recognised colleagues pride themselves on
teaching excellence, you will be joining a team of world-leading researchers –
indeed, the REF2021 has confirmed KBS as a leading research business school,
with 80% of our outputs rated as world-leading (4) or internationally
We invite applications from dedicated scholars keen to join a dynamic team and
make a strong contribution to both research and teaching, as well as our
student enterprise and business engagement activities. The post-holder will
lead the school's Sustainability and Social Responsibility Agenda.
The successful applicant will lead and contribute to the delivery of Business
Ethics, Sustainability, and Social Responsibility modules at both
undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In particular, the post holder will be
expected to provide teaching in one or more of the following: business ethics
and sustainable management, socially responsible management, corporate social
responsibility, and sustainability management, or possibly new modules 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 of regularly publishing in
top peer-reviewed journals and leading or supporting research projects.
Evidence of income generation, impactful research, or corporate engagement are
expected. The post holder will work closely with colleagues across the School
and University to review and develop social responsibility and sustainability
provision on our programmes and foster collaborative interdisciplinary
research projects in this area.
We encourage applications from research-led educators with experience in
demand-driven curriculum development, technology-enabled learning, and/or
executive education and Higher and Degree Apprenticeships. We are especially
interested to receive applications from prospective candidates whose work
relates to the School's mission of sustainable innovation.
Although based at Canterbury, you 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.
Both Canterbury and Medway offer excellent places to live whether urban, rural
or coastal living is your preference. There is also access to Outstanding
schools in both areas, easy links to central London and Europe via high-speed
trains as well as our stunning cultural and historical attractions. Kent also
offers much in the way of outdoor life as well as an enviable climate. The
School offers a competitive salary, generous support for research/scholarship
as well as a collegial and cohesive work environment.
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 email@example.com quoting ref number:
For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Chidi Ogbonnaya
(C.Ogbonnayafirstname.lastname@example.org), Head of the Department of Leadership and
We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic
candidates as they are under-represented at this level in this area Further
details: Job Description Additional Information
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
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.