Senior Lecturer in Strategy & Strategic Management

University of Stirling

United Kingdom

May 31, 2022

Description

Senior Lecturer in Strategy & Strategic Management Apply Post Details

Full time Open ended

The closing date for applications is midnight on Tuesday 31 May 2022

There is an expectation that work will be undertaken in the UK

For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a postdoctoral role under SOC code 2311

The University of Stirling recognises that a diverse workforce benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers and welcome applications from those who would contribute to further diversification of our staff and ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is woven into the substance of the role. We strongly encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds including gender, identity, race, age, class, and ethnicity

The Post

Our approach to strategy and strategic management is to understand how organisations and managers actually realise strategy and innovation. We are interested expertise from strategy making in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to the contributions of firms and organisations in generating change beyond their traditional boundaries. We are interested in digital business model innovation, societal value, open and inclusive strategy, operations strategy, performance management and processes and practices of strategic change.

Although all cognate areas of will be considered, we are particularly interested in applicants with research or scholarship expertise in areas that the Department of Management, Work and Organisation is looking to grow, including (but not limited to) applicants who are keen to contribute to the development of key research themes within the School.

For further information, please contact Ms Jenoah Joseph j.j.joseph@stir.ac.uk

For further information on current job opportunities within Stirling Management School please visit our page here.

Description of Duties
  • Engage in individual and collaborative research of international standard, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, establish a distinctive programme of research and disseminate results through regular publication in high impact journals, books and conference proceedings
  • Identify appropriate sources of funding, prepare research proposals for funding bodies and manage grants awarded
  • Supervise research students as required, providing direction, support and guidance
  • Lead on, or contribute to the leadership within, the subject area on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  • Design, teach and assess a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including online/digital programmes where required
  • Contribute to curriculum review and enhancement, in a manner that supports a research-led approach to student learning
  • Develop and apply effective and appropriate teaching and learning techniques and material, which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • Mentor, support and advise colleagues, as appropriate, to assist in their academic career development in teaching and learning and research
  • Participate in the Faculty's international engagement activities e.g. delivery of teaching, contribution to joint programmes and recruitment of students
  • Lead, participate in, and develop networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/Faculty/University
  • Carry out administrative processes of the Division/Faculty/University including committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post
  • Essential Criteria

    Qualifications

  • PhD / DMan / DBA in relevant discipline
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Established track record of high quality published research
  • Evidence of success in attracting research grants/external funding and delivering on externally funded research projects
  • Experience of supervising dissertation projects across the range of undergraduate/ postgraduate and of supervising doctoral students
  • Experience of providing academic leadership and of successful co- ordination, support, supervision, management and/or mentoring of others
  • Experience of designing, teaching and assessing high quality modules across a range of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level preferably including online/digital programmes
  • Proven experience of programme leadership including experience of designing and delivering course modules
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Desirable Criteria

    Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent
  • Hold Fellowship or Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of collaborative research with other institutions and interdisciplinary work
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as a key contribution to high quality student learning
  • Evidence of knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework
  • Behaviours and Competencies

    The role holder will be required to evidence that they can meet the qualities associated with the following behavioural competencies, as detailed within the AUA Competency Framework.

  • Managing self and personal skills Being aware of your own behaviour and mindful of how it impacts on others, enhancing personal skills to adapt professional practice accordingly.

  • Delivering excellent service Providing the best quality service to external and internal clients. Building genuine and open long-term relationships in order to drive up service standards.

  • Finding solutions Taking a holistic view and working enthusiastically to analyse problems and to develop workable solutions. Identifying opportunities for innovation.

  • Embracing change Being open to and engaging with new ideas and ways of working. Adjusting to unfamiliar situations, shifting demands and changing roles.

  • Using resources effectively Identifying and making the most productive use of resources including people, time, information, networks and budgets.

  • Engaging with the wider context Enhancing your contribution to the organisation through an understanding of the bigger picture and showing commitment to organisational values.

  • Developing self and others Showing commitment to own ongoing professional development. Supporting and encouraging others to develop their professional knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to reach their full potential.

  • Working together Working collaboratively with others in order to achieve objectives. Recognising and valuing the different contributions people bring to this process.

  • Achieving Results Consistently meeting agreed objectives and success criteria. Taking personal responsibility for getting things done.

  • About Us

    The University of Stirling Management School is recognised as a centre of academic excellence that offers innovative scholarship and widespread engagement with a variety of stakeholders to improve business, society and lives. The School's exceptional performance in REF2014 has resulted in a coveted place among the UK's top 25 institutions for Business and Management. We are also ranked 14th in the UK for research impact. In Scotland, the School is ranked in the top five and over 90% of our research impact is rated either world leading or internationally excellent. We hold the Small Business Charter Award and are active in the UK Government's Help to Grow Scheme. We hold Athena Swan Bronze Award and are in the final stages of AACSB Accreditation.

    The School has a divisional structure comprising of four main academic divisions: Accounting and Finance; Economics; Marketing and Retail; and Management, Work and Organisation. We are a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools; the European Foundation for Management Development and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and are signatories to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

    A number of our taught programmes are recognised and accredited by professional bodies, including recognition and scholarships for our Business Analytics and Data Science for Business programmes from The Data Lab; the CMI – Chartered Management Institute (MBA); CIPD – Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and MSc Human Resource Management); CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (MSc in Investment Analysis and our UG Degree in Finance); ACCA (MSc International Accounting and Finance), CIMA and ICAS (BAcc Accountancy); CIM - Chartered Institute of Marketing (MSc Marketing) and Gold Award from Chartered Banker Institute (MSc Banking and Finance and the MSc in Digital Banking and Finance).

    Vision of the Stirling Management School

    To be a place of opportunity…

    being a leader in developing responsible & sustainable ‘entrepreneurial/growth mind set' for business from research (management, business, policy and practice), education and being locally connected with a international outlook;

    where learners at any stage come to develop based on ability – not background;

    where academia, local & regional businesses and society members connect to make business a positive force in the world

    Entrepreneurial / Growth Mind-set – Competitive, Collaborative, Tenacious, Adaptive, Approachable, Confident, Visionary, Convincing, Ethical, Decisive, Analytical, Creativity, Resilience, Intellectually Curious and by able to interpret the world.

    Mission of the Stirling Management School

    We advocate responsible & sustainable business (including organisations) by producing outstanding scholarship, research and education and we work to maximise the impact of our expertise. We are committed to instilling a strong ethical compass and a lifelong habit of learning in our students and stakeholders.

    The University

    Ranked among the UK's 40 best universities in the Complete University Guide, the University of Stirling is committed to providing education with a purpose and carrying out research which has a positive impact on communities across the globe – addressing real issues, providing solutions and helping to shape society. Stirling is ranked fifth in Scotland and 40th in the UK for research intensity (Research Excellence Framework). Interdisciplinary in its approach, Stirling's research informs its teaching curriculum and facilitates opportunities for knowledge exchange and collaboration between staff, students, industry partners and the wider community.

    The University of Stirling is ranked among the top 20 UK universities for student satisfaction (National Student Survey) and top 10 in the UK for postgraduate student experience (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey), and has an overall five-star rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.

    More than 17,000 students study with the University of Stirling globally, with over 120 nationalities represented on its scenic central Scotland campus alone. The campus – also home to 1,700 staff – has its own loch and castle, and a recent multi-million-pound redevelopment has delivered modern, flexible, and digitally connected study and social spaces at the heart of campus, including enhanced student support and retail and catering outlets.

    The University has twice been recognised with a Queen's Anniversary Prize – the first for its Institute for Social Marketing and Health (2014) and the second for its Institute of Aquaculture (2019). Stirling is Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence and its recently redeveloped world-class facilities provide the perfect training environment for the University's sports scholars – many of whom compete at the highest level, including at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games – and for students, staff, and the wider community.

    As a signatory to the £214 million Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal, the University is driving productivity and inclusive growth across the Forth Valley, and beyond. Through pioneering collaborative solutions to global challenges, researchers are putting innovation, skills, and partnership at the heart of a sustainable economic recovery.

    The University offers great benefits such as generous annual leave and membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme. Additionally staff can benefit from a reduced membership rate at the University's excellent Sport Centre facilities.

    A full list of FAQs can be found here, we recommend you read these before making your application.

    Please ensure that you check your email account junk folder as your email provider may flag emails sent to you as suspected spam.

    Terms and conditions of this post can be found here.

    After the closing date, this job advert will no longer be available on the University of Stirling website therefore please keep a copy for your records.

    www. stir.ac.uk @stiruni

    Job number

    FAC01519

    Contract Type

    Open Ended

    Closing date

    31-May-2022

    Location:

    Stirling Campus

    Grade

    Grade9 £51,799-£60,022 p.a.

    Faculty/Service

    Stirling Management School Post Details

    Full time Open ended

    The closing date for applications is midnight on Tuesday 31 May 2022

    There is an expectation that work will be undertaken in the UK

    For the purposes of sponsorship, this is a postdoctoral role under SOC code 2311

    The University of Stirling recognises that a diverse workforce benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers and welcome applications from those who would contribute to further diversification of our staff and ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion is woven into the substance of the role. We strongly encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds including gender, identity, race, age, class, and ethnicity

    The Post

    Our approach to strategy and strategic management is to understand how organisations and managers actually realise strategy and innovation. We are interested expertise from strategy making in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to the contributions of firms and organisations in generating change beyond their traditional boundaries. We are interested in digital business model innovation, societal value, open and inclusive strategy, operations strategy, performance management and processes and practices of strategic change.

    Although all cognate areas of will be considered, we are particularly interested in applicants with research or scholarship expertise in areas that the Department of Management, Work and Organisation is looking to grow, including (but not limited to) applicants who are keen to contribute to the development of key research themes within the School.

    For further information, please contact Ms Jenoah Joseph j.j.joseph@stir.ac.uk

    For further information on current job opportunities within Stirling Management School please visit our page here.

    Description of Duties
  • Engage in individual and collaborative research of international standard, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, establish a distinctive programme of research and disseminate results through regular publication in high impact journals, books and conference proceedings
  • Identify appropriate sources of funding, prepare research proposals for funding bodies and manage grants awarded
  • Supervise research students as required, providing direction, support and guidance
  • Lead on, or contribute to the leadership within, the subject area on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
  • Design, teach and assess a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including online/digital programmes where required
  • Contribute to curriculum review and enhancement, in a manner that supports a research-led approach to student learning
  • Develop and apply effective and appropriate teaching and learning techniques and material, which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
  • Mentor, support and advise colleagues, as appropriate, to assist in their academic career development in teaching and learning and research
  • Participate in the Faculty's international engagement activities e.g. delivery of teaching, contribution to joint programmes and recruitment of students
  • Lead, participate in, and develop networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division/Faculty/University
  • Carry out administrative processes of the Division/Faculty/University including committee membership, quality assurance procedures and recruitment and admission of students
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post
  • Essential Criteria

    Qualifications

  • PhD / DMan / DBA in relevant discipline
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Established track record of high quality published research
  • Evidence of success in attracting research grants/external funding and delivering on externally funded research projects
  • Experience of supervising dissertation projects across the range of undergraduate/ postgraduate and of supervising doctoral students
  • Experience of providing academic leadership and of successful co- ordination, support, supervision, management and/or mentoring of others
  • Experience of designing, teaching and assessing high quality modules across a range of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level preferably including online/digital programmes
  • Proven experience of programme leadership including experience of designing and delivering course modules
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Desirable Criteria

    Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent
  • Hold Fellowship or Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of collaborative research with other institutions and interdisciplinary work
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as a key contribution to high quality student learning
  • Evidence of knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework
  • Behaviours and Competencies

    The role holder will be required to evidence that they can meet the qualities associated with the following behavioural competencies, as detailed within the AUA Competency Framework.

  • Managing self and personal skills Being aware of your own behaviour and mindful of how it impacts on others, enhancing personal skills to adapt professional practice accordingly.

  • Delivering excellent service Providing the best quality service to external and internal clients. Building genuine and open long-term relationships in order to drive up service standards.

  • Finding solutions Taking a holistic view and working enthusiastically to analyse problems and to develop workable solutions. Identifying opportunities for innovation.

  • Embracing change Being open to and engaging with new ideas and ways of working. Adjusting to unfamiliar situations, shifting demands and changing roles.

  • Using resources effectively Identifying and making the most productive use of resources including people, time, information, networks and budgets.

  • Engaging with the wider context Enhancing your contribution to the organisation through an understanding of the bigger picture and showing commitment to organisational values.

  • Developing self and others Showing commitment to own ongoing professional development. Supporting and encouraging others to develop their professional knowledge, skills and behaviours to enable them to reach their full potential.

  • Working together Working collaboratively with others in order to achieve objectives. Recognising and valuing the different contributions people bring to this process.

  • Achieving Results Consistently meeting agreed objectives and success criteria. Taking personal responsibility for getting things done.

  • About Us

    The University of Stirling Management School is recognised as a centre of academic excellence that offers innovative scholarship and widespread engagement with a variety of stakeholders to improve business, society and lives. The School's exceptional performance in REF2014 has resulted in a coveted place among the UK's top 25 institutions for Business and Management. We are also ranked 14th in the UK for research impact. In Scotland, the School is ranked in the top five and over 90% of our research impact is rated either world leading or internationally excellent. We hold the Small Business Charter Award and are active in the UK Government's Help to Grow Scheme. We hold Athena Swan Bronze Award and are in the final stages of AACSB Accreditation.

    The School has a divisional structure comprising of four main academic divisions: Accounting and Finance; Economics; Marketing and Retail; and Management, Work and Organisation. We are a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools; the European Foundation for Management Development and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and are signatories to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

    A number of our taught programmes are recognised and accredited by professional bodies, including recognition and scholarships for our Business Analytics and Data Science for Business programmes from The Data Lab; the CMI – Chartered Management Institute (MBA); CIPD – Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and MSc Human Resource Management); CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (MSc in Investment Analysis and our UG Degree in Finance); ACCA (MSc International Accounting and Finance), CIMA and ICAS (BAcc Accountancy); CIM - Chartered Institute of Marketing (MSc Marketing) and Gold Award from Chartered Banker Institute (MSc Banking and Finance and the MSc in Digital Banking and Finance).

    Vision of the Stirling Management School

    To be a place of opportunity…

    being a leader in developing responsible & sustainable ‘entrepreneurial/growth mind set' for business from research (management, business, policy and practice), education and being locally connected with a international outlook;

    where learners at any stage come to develop based on ability – not background;

    where academia, local & regional businesses and society members connect to make business a positive force in the world

    Entrepreneurial / Growth Mind-set – Competitive, Collaborative, Tenacious, Adaptive, Approachable, Confident, Visionary, Convincing, Ethical, Decisive, Analytical, Creativity, Resilience, Intellectually Curious and by able to interpret the world.

    Mission of the Stirling Management School

    We advocate responsible & sustainable business (including organisations) by producing outstanding scholarship, research and education and we work to maximise the impact of our expertise. We are committed to instilling a strong ethical compass and a lifelong habit of learning in our students and stakeholders.

    The University

    Ranked among the UK's 40 best universities in the Complete University Guide, the University of Stirling is committed to providing education with a purpose and carrying out research which has a positive impact on communities across the globe – addressing real issues, providing solutions and helping to shape society. Stirling is ranked fifth in Scotland and 40th in the UK for research intensity (Research Excellence Framework). Interdisciplinary in its approach, Stirling's research informs its teaching curriculum and facilitates opportunities for knowledge exchange and collaboration between staff, students, industry partners and the wider community.

    The University of Stirling is ranked among the top 20 UK universities for student satisfaction (National Student Survey) and top 10 in the UK for postgraduate student experience (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey), and has an overall five-star rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.

    More than 17,000 students study with the University of Stirling globally, with over 120 nationalities represented on its scenic central Scotland campus alone. The campus – also home to 1,700 staff – has its own loch and castle, and a recent multi-million-pound redevelopment has delivered modern, flexible, and digitally connected study and social spaces at the heart of campus, including enhanced student support and retail and catering outlets.

    The University has twice been recognised with a Queen's Anniversary Prize – the first for its Institute for Social Marketing and Health (2014) and the second for its Institute of Aquaculture (2019). Stirling is Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence and its recently redeveloped world-class facilities provide the perfect training environment for the University's sports scholars – many of whom compete at the highest level, including at the Olympics and Commonwealth Games – and for students, staff, and the wider community.

    As a signatory to the £214 million Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal, the University is driving productivity and inclusive growth across the Forth Valley, and beyond. Through pioneering collaborative solutions to global challenges, researchers are putting innovation, skills, and partnership at the heart of a sustainable economic recovery.

    The University offers great benefits such as generous annual leave and membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme. Additionally staff can benefit from a reduced membership rate at the University's excellent Sport Centre facilities.

    A full list of FAQs can be found here, we recommend you read these before making your application.

    Please ensure that you check your email account junk folder as your email provider may flag emails sent to you as suspected spam.

    Terms and conditions of this post can be found here.

    After the closing date, this job advert will no longer be available on the University of Stirling website therefore please keep a copy for your records.

    www. stir.ac.uk @stiruni

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