Business School, Edinburgh Napier University
Associate Professor in Marketing
Deadline: 29 March 2020

We are looking for someone who can contribute to the leadership of learning and teaching and research activities, become a key member of the Management leadership team and engage with stakeholder groups both external and internal to the University.

The successful candidate will work with the Head of the Management Group and others to shape the future of the Marketing subject area within the Business School. In particular, we would welcome candidates who can demonstrate experience of developing innovative Marketing programmes and have developed close links with industry professionals.

The Business School is one of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland and at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research. It has an established track record of a high level of engagement and collaborative working with business and professional networks.

The subject area of Marketing promotes research-informed teaching and a pedagogical approach to our learning, teaching and assessment activities with strong industry links. We aim to develop a cutting-edge curriculum with high employability rates and student satisfaction that serves industry demand. We embrace interdisciplinary collaboration in both teaching and research activities. Our research focuses on the impacts of marketing on society. The subject area delivers six different programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and runs programmes on-campus, overseas and online.

You will contribute to the ongoing and future strategic development of our Marketing portfolio of programmes and modules. You will have a strong national profile in teaching and significant experience of innovative and successful programme leadership and development. You will be expected to engage in programme leadership and develop an active and ongoing involvement with industry to enhance our networks and student employability.

The post will also include teaching on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and modules and commercial and online/trans-national provision. You will be expected to be involved in undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree supervisions. In addition to leading and contributing to learning and teaching, as an Associate Professor you will be expected to have a strong publication record in the Marketing discipline/pedagogy stream and have plans for further scholarly outputs.

Drawing on your experience of learning and teaching within the Marketing subject area, you will contribute to the University’s objective of growing our academic reputation for research-informed and engaged student learning in the UK, overseas and online. You will have line management responsibilities and guide Marketing colleagues in achieving their career objectives.

In addition to the role profile (click here), the following criteria are essential:
– Well-networked across the Marketing discipline, especially in your area of expertise.
– Evidence of an excellent professional academic and research profile, alongside a commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.
– Evidence of innovative teaching and learning practice and experience.
– Significant experience in developing high quality teaching/ learning and research projects.
– Some travel may be required as part of our transnational education provision.

Additional Information
Closing: Sunday 29th March 2020 (midnight GMT)
Interviews: Tuesday 14th April 2020
For informal discussions please contact Dr. Nathalia Tjandra ([email protected]).
Please note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

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