Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management
School of Justice, Security and Sustainability
Location: Stoke campus
Salary: £35,326 to £50,296 Per Annum
Tenure: Full time Permanent
Release Date: Monday 13 September 2021
Closing Date: Monday 04 October 2021
Who is Staffordshire University?
We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in
becoming the UK's foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in
Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education
located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London's Digital
Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.
With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on
campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively
disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the
numbers. In fact, if there's one thing that sets us apart, it's our people who
are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to
deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students,
academic partners, businesses and society.
Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard
provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the
UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for
diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities
and regional economies.
About the role
Staffordshire Business School is seeking to make a new appointment of
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (1.0 FTE) to join our growing interdisciplinary
academic team. We are pleased to receive applications from interested
candidates with teaching and research interest, in the area of digital
marketing as you will be expected to teach modules on our undergraduate,
postgraduate and apprenticeship courses.
The successful candidate will be educated to Doctorate or equivalent
professional level, you'll have the ability to deliver an excellent student
experience through creative and innovative learning, and a commitment to
pastoral care, as well as actively engaging in scholarly activity and
research, to make a contribution to our emerging research agenda.
You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an
active willingness to learn and adapt innovative ways of undertaking academic
duties. Furthermore, you will be a team player with an enthusiastic and
positive approach to work and possess excellent IT skills and experience of
working with Microsoft Office applications and Virtual learning environments
to carry out academic tasks is essential for this role. As well as undertaking
academic duties you will contribute to the general administration of the
courses and to the outreach activities of the School.
Starting salary will depend on your qualifications and experience but for the
Senior Lecturer role you must have significant experience of managing, leading
and developing courses, supervision of research projects and knowledge of
academic quality assurance processes. You must also be a member of the HE
Academy or hold an equivalent teaching qualification.
As an academic member, we expect you to exhibit Staffordshire University
values in your ‘brilliant and friendly' attitude and your ‘curious and daring'
approach to teaching. As well as contributing to the delivery of teaching you
will be expected to undertake research, consultancy and income generating
activities to contribute towards Business School's strategic priorities.
We are a university of and for our community: local, national and global. If
you share our values and have the skills to deliver our vision, we want to
hear from you.
In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package
Competitive incremental rates of Pay
Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days
Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
Excellent Pension Scheme
Access to continued professional and personal development
An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loan
Thank you for your interest in this role. Whilst the University campus is
currently closed, the University is still open, and we are providing online
lessons to our students as well as essential services. We welcome your
application during this time and aim to recruit to new posts using digital
capabilities such as Skype or Microsoft Teams.
We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of
sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit
your applications as soon as possible.
Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive
culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic
selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for
all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and
We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of
background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse
organisation can bring for the University.
We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic
(BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University