Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
University of Edinburgh
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Grade UE08: £43,414 - £51,805 per annum (Lecturer)
Grade UE09: £54,949 - £61,823 per annum (Senior Lecturer)
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Grade UE08: £43,414 - £51,805 per annum (Lecturer) Grade UE09: £54,949 - £61,823 per annum (Senior Lecturer) CAHSS / Business School / MSBE Open-ended; Full-time: 35 hours per week
We are looking for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
The University of Edinburgh Business School seeks to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation within its Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group. We are looking for a high-quality candidate for this appointment who will contribute to the Group’s research and teaching. Specifically, we are looking for candidates with a strong research profile and the skills appropriate to delivering courses in entrepreneurship and innovation. We will consider candidates with expertise in the general area of entrepreneurship and innovation. Applications from candidates with specific expertise in technology and hi-tech-related areas are welcome. Regarding teaching, we are looking for candidates with skills appropriate for delivering on-campus and online courses. For instance, the successful candidate might contribute to or lead courses on our dedicated on-campus MSc Programme in Entrepreneurship & Innovation or the online courses on Data-driven Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Leading Technology and Innovation in Organisations.
Your skills and attributes for success:
A clear research agenda with success in achieving high-quality journal publications
A commitment to other research-related contributions including participation in international conferences, supervision of research students, grant applications and consultancy projects
The ability to design and deliver courses for online as well as on-campus students at all levels, contribute to, and where appropriate, lead the design and delivery of degree programmes
A commitment to excellence in classroom and digital teaching, and to UG/PG dissertation supervision
The ability to engage confidently and competently with policy makers, practitioners and other non-academic stakeholders.
An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.
The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.
If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to workwebpages.
The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role.? If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.
As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.
About the Team
The aim of University of Edinburgh Business School is to be a world-class Business School within a world-class University. We are distinctive, fostering a unique coaching culture, where all students have access to coaching and much of this is facilitated by peer support leaders from the student cohorts. The Business School is focused on sustainability, aiming to anchor the UN Sustainable Development goals into our strategic planning and developing our activities in line with the University’s target to be carbon-neutral by 2040. Furthermore we are actively participating in data-driven innovation which envisages Edinburgh becoming the Data Capital of Europe.
Based in the heart of Edinburgh, staff at the Business School are immersed in the vibrant life of the city. The Business School has excellent transport links including buses and a location that is only a 20 minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley station. In the summer we find ourselves with easy access to the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For a breath of fresh air all year round, green spaces such as George Square and the Meadows are right outside our front door.
The culture of the Business School is people orientated and diverse; we have a strong Equality and Diversity committee made up of both academic and professional services staff and we are committed to the principles of Athena SWAN https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/equality-charters/athena-swan-charter . We also support staff in a hybrid working environment and offer the possibility for most roles to work in a combination of on-campus and at-home working where suits both them and the organisation.
Academically, we are an interdisciplinary School with particular strengths in management science, leadership organisations and society, interdisciplinary accounting, corporate finance, climate change and sustainability, and entrepreneurship. The School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). This triple accreditation highlights the quality of teaching and excellence of research at the School.
Despite its compact size, the city of Edinburgh has something for everyone. All year round, Edinburgh is a cultural hub, attracting the best in film, music, art and entertainment to its many cinemas, galleries, theatres and concert halls.