Lecturer in Innovation & Technology Management (R&T)

University of Glassgow
July 08, 2024
Offerd Salary:£39,347 - £44,263
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Lecturer in Innovation & Technology Management (R&T;)

Job Purpose

To undertake research that is internationally recognised/excellent and contribute to knowledge exchange/impact activities in Technology/Innovation Management; contribute to learning and teaching on agreed programmes and undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College's strategic objectives.

For appointment at Grade 8, a substantial contribution will include leading high quality research activities and delivering, organising and reviewing key areas of teaching and learning within the School.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop and progress individual/joint research projects of international standard in Technology/Innovation Management with the support of a mentor, as required.

2. Write up research findings/outcomes for publication in leading journals for dissemination as appropriate, identifying potential sources and contributing to funding applications as an individual or team member.

3. Contribute fully to developing and enhancing the research profile of the School/College, including establishing a track record of high-quality publications.

4. Contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of teaching on undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses within the subject area in accordance with the subject's priorities including accepting responsibilities as course co-ordinator for one or more courses.

5. Contribute to the on-going development and design of the curriculum in a manner that supports a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning and assessment in the discipline and/or profession.

6. Participate fully in examination and other assessment processes, as appropriate, using a variety of methods and techniques and to provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support their learning.

7. Contribute to the development of theory and practice in the subject area.

8. Supervise individual student projects at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level, and contribute to the supervision and training of postgraduate research students, as appropriate, to ensure their effective development

9. Take on administrative or management roles within the Subject/School as assigned by the Head of Subject/School.

10. Engage in professional development as appropriate

11. To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan - Inspiring People – Changing the World.

https:// www. gla.ac.uk/about/strategy/people/

For appointment at Grade 8:

In addition to the duties and responsibilities above:

1. Pursue and deliver independent research proposals and/or collaborative research projects in Technology/Innovation Management. Project managing research activities, supervising and taking responsibility for (parts of) a research team. Applying for external resources to support research individually and/or jointly, as appropriate.

2. Make a substantial contribution to developing and enhancing the research profile of the School/College. Establish and lead research collaborations with appropriate individuals and groups within the University, including multi- disciplinary links. Develop external research collaborations both nationally and internationally, to ensure that research activities are at the forefront of the field.

3. Develop an expert reputation in the field by effective dissemination and publishing of research findings in leading journals and conferences; where appropriate, undertake knowledge exchange and impact activities.

4. Take a lead in the on-going development and design of the curriculum in a manner which supports a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning and assessment, making a substantial contribution to the teaching and learning activities within the School.

5. Develop effective approaches which enhance intellectual understanding and innovation in the field; and support and enhance course delivery, course organisation, feedback and assessment. This may involve blended and/or online provision.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience



A1: Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) in Technology/Innovation Management or an allayed area.

A2: Sufficient breadth and/or depth of knowledge in Technology/Innovation Management, and of research/teaching methods and techniques to work within the subject area.

For Appointment at Grade 8:

A3: Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in Technology/Innovation Management to develop research/teaching programmes/methodologies/learning support.



C1: Ability to communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature and to be effective both orally and in writing at a level appropriate to the activity.

C2: Ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students to inspire learning and to provide pastoral care to students within the subject area.

C3: Ability to apply policy, practice and procedures including broader University/sector/external (e.g. commercial) awareness.

C4: Ability to work on own initiative to contribute to the research and teaching activities within the subject area and wider School environment.

C5: Effective organisation skills to manage time and prioritise as appropriate research, teaching and administrative responsibilities.

For Appointment at Grade 8:

C6: Ability to communicate complex or conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge and understanding.

C7: Ability to design, review and enhance learning, teaching and assessment programmes.

C8: Potential to develop early career academic colleagues.

C9: Ability to contribute to broader leadership and management activities along with an awareness of current and future priorities of the University/College/School.

C10: Ability to collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines and/or institutions in developing research.



E1: Emerging track record of research outputs in Technology/Innovation Management compatible with enhancing the School's research profile in accordance with School objectives.

E2: A research programme that focuses on improving the lives of individuals, communities, and/or society.

E3: Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent judgement.

For Appointment at Grade 8:

E4: An international research profile in Technology/Innovation Management, including an established track record of research outputs and of applying for external research funding compatible with enhancing the School's research profile in accordance with School objectives.

E5: Established track record of development and delivery of teaching, and proven ability to develop and devise teaching programmes, techniques and methods.

E6: Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent judgement.

E7: Experience of supervision of students at honours or postgraduate level.

E8: Track record of continuous engagement with current practice and developing knowledge.


F 1: Experience of supervision of students at honours or postgraduate level.

For Appointment at Grade 8:

F2: Experience of supervising/training postgraduate research students.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 7/8 , £39,347 - £44,263 / £48,350 - £56,021 per annum.

This post is full time and open ended.

The University of Glasgow has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. If you require a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK, you will be required to meet the eligibility requirements of the visa route to be assigned a Certificate of Sponsorship.

For Appointment at Grade 7- Please note that this post may be eligible to be sponsored under the Skilled Worker visa route if tradeable points can be used under the Skilled Worker visa rules. For more information please visit: https: // www. gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/payandpensions/pensions/, benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/staff/healthwellbeing/.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan/ and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ for more information.

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