Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Business Transformation & Strategic Management (E&R)

University of Exeter
May 14, 2023
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Business Transformation & Strategic Management


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Faculty of Environment, Science & Economy, University of Exeter Business School

The University of Exeter Business School seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Business transformation and strategic management to join our team of exceptional academics whose research and teaching impacts on the most fundamental challenges facing the world today.

We are looking for academics with an exciting research program and the ability to produce publications in leading international academic journals. Applicants should demonstrate an interest for positioning their work and contribution to Strategy and International Business scholarship in the wider context of increasing socio-ecological challenges, disruptive technological and digital transformations, and dramatic changes of socio-political scenarios. We are particularly interested in ambitious scholars, who aim to establish impactful research, willing to contribute to co-design and deliver cutting-edge education and teaching activities, and engage with students and learners from different and diverse backgrounds. We are looking for a colleague with strong methodological skills and expertise. The ideal candidate should present a strong interest for engaging in multi- and inter-disciplinary research and impact projects.

Specific areas of interest are, but not limited to:

  • International business management
  • Strategic management
  • Sustainability management and governance
  • We are particularly interested in recruiting individuals who conduct research relevant to our fundamental themes of environmental sustainability, responsible leadership, and technological transformation. Please note, we welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

    The individuals we are hoping to recruit will be able to bridge some of our key research themes and groups including:

  • Socio-technological transitions
  • Sustainable strategy and Climate Finance
  • ESG and Sustainable Strategy
  • International business management
  • Business transformation and strategic management
  • Successful candidates will also help us to deliver an inclusive and innovative education to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Please note, we welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

    At the University of Exeter Business School, we offer a supportive community where all colleagues can thrive and are treated with dignity and respect. The people we are seeking to recruit will demonstrate how they will enable us to maintain and develop this mission.

    For a Lecturer post you will have:

  • A strong and demonstrable interest in Business, Management, Strategy, Economics or related fields
  • A PhD or equivalent
  • An independent, active research programme in a relevant field of research that has the potential to become internationally leading
  • Evidence of attracting research funding, or demonstrate a clear potential to attract such funding
  • A strong potential for research leadership
  • Enthusiasm and/or experience for delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes
  • For a Senior Lecturer post, in addition to the above, you will have:

  • An internationally recognised research programme
  • A strong track record in refereed publications and success in significant grant capture
  • Clear evidence of research leadership
  • Relationships with external organisations and funders/ and knowledge and experience of key sectors or business challenges
  • Please indicate on your application which position you are applying for.

    The University of Exeter Business School

    In the University of Exeter Business School, our research and teaching impacts on the most fundamental challenges facing the world today – climate change and biodiversity loss, digital transformation, income and gender inequality. We are a learning community of staff, students and alumni that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion.

    The University of Exeter Business School is one of a small number to receive the prestigious triple accreditation from the three largest and most influential business school accreditation bodies AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. We rank highly in UK and International league tables and we are ranked number one in the UK for graduate employability.

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    What we can offer you

    An exciting, collegiate and stimulating atmosphere within our Department

  • Freedom (and support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting and impactful research
  • Support teams that understand our university-wide research and teaching goals, and that partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic Initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in a vibrant city at the heart of stunning Devon
  • For further information

    Before submitting an application, you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Professor Alexandra Gerbasi, acting PVC and Executive Dean at [email protected]

    Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of these positions.

    If you are interested in these positions we recommend that you apply as soon as possible. This is a rolling-recruitment campaign and applications will be reviewed on a regular basis and interviews will be held throughout the recruitment period.

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