Lecturer in Business and Economics

Keele University

United Kingdom

September 25, 2022


Job title

Lecturer in Business and Economics

Job reference


Application closing date



Keele University Campus


Grade 7a £37, 474 (Incremental progression) pro-rata

Contractual hours



Part time

Job category/type

Academic and Research



Job description

Agile working (blend of home and office based) / Arrangements for job share would be considered.

The Opportunity

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University's Foundation Year. The Foundation Year Centre is seeking to appoint a part-time Lecturer in Business (Education and Scholarship). The teaching responsibilities will be within the Foundation Year Business, Humanities and Social Science programmes which prepares students to access degrees in the Keele Business School and related degrees. This post represents an exciting opportunity for a teaching focussed individual to join a team who have a strong commitment to preparing students for successful degree level study and a commitment to the development of high- quality teaching, learning and assessment materials.

The successful candidate will conduct high-quality teaching and scholarship and undertake any administrative duties efficiently and effectively within the guidelines operated by the Centre. You will provide excellent teaching appropriate to a diverse student body and undertake academic administration in a self-directed, efficient manner. The holder will contribute to the Foundation Year Business Programme. The role will involve occasional weekend working, such as staffing open days.

You will have experience of teaching diverse students at level 3 and hold a teaching qualification or be working towards a teaching qualification. You will be educated to degree level in Business, economics, or related commercial discipline.

The Benefits

The University recognises that its success depends upon the contribution and dedication of its talented staff. In return, we have a competitive benefits package available, including:

  • Competitive rate of pay with annual increments within the grade (Keele Spine)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement with opportunities to purchase additional leave
  • Excellent staff pension scheme
  • Access to continued personal, professional and career development
  • On site ‘outstanding' nursery
  • Discounted health & fitness facilities on site
  • Cycle to work scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Please note that the starting salary will typically be at the bottom of the pay scale shown above.

    The University is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

    The University

    Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at https: // www. keele.ac.uk/about/

    Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

    For full post details pleas see below:-

    Job Description and Person Specification

    Keele University employees wishing to apply should login to Employee Self Service and click on the 'View current vacancies' link.

    For informal enquiries may be addressed to Simon Rimmington s.rimmington@keele.ac.uk . Applications to this address will not be accepted.

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    Established in 1949, Keele University is an open research university in Staffordshire, England. Started as the University College of North Staffordshire, it received its status of a university in 1962 by the Royal Charter. It is recognized as the largest...