University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Senior Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

United Kingdom

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Senior Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Enterprise &

Entrepreneurship

Marketing & Enterprise Location: City Campus

Salary: £42,978 to £54,395 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Advertised On: Thursday 09 May 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 09 June 2024 Interview Date: Thursday 11 July 2024 Reference: SB2408

Worcester Business School is expanding with growing numbers of students joining our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. As a result, the Business School is looking to match this success in the area of executive education through developments such as our MBA, Help to Grow programmes and apprenticeships. Therefore, we are looking to recruit a Senior Lecturer to be the academic lead supporting business development, as well delivering modules related to Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.

This is an exciting opportunity for a colleague to join Worcester Business School's Department of Marketing and Enterprise and to help us deliver excellent research and teaching to support our growing Undergraduate and Post Graduate programmes. The successful candidate will be an essential part of our external engagement strategy by managing and promoting CPD / executive education programmes and delivering modules in the areas like Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Strategy.

You will need to hold an appropriate academic qualification and have contemporary knowledge in related subjects and the successful candidate is expected to be able to do research, supervise and lecture in these areas.

The school has a range of support available to those staff who are research active to help you contribute to our RKE strategy, culture and environment including individual research mentoring, opportunity to apply for additional research allowance, and a 3-year support package for ECRs.

What is in it for you?

  • Annual incremental increase up to £54,395, with the opportunity to progress to £59,422
  • 47 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days)
  • Attractive Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Research support and the opportunity to apply for an additional research allowance.
  • Access to a range of benefits such as our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Tusker Car Leasing
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment
  • Informal queries in relation to this vacancy are welcome and should be directed to Warren Wright, Head of Department, Marketing and Enterprise, by emailing [email protected].

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    Job details

    Title

    Senior Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Teaching) in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

    Employer

    University of Worcester

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 09, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    The University of Worcester was established in 1948 as Worcester Emergency Teacher Training College. The institution was renamed as Worcester Teacher Training College and again as Worcester College of Higher Education in 1976. In the 1970s, the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) granted validation to the degrees conferred by the college. The college acquired Herefordshire and Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1995. In 1997, the degree-awarding powers of the institution were affirmed by the Privy Council and its name was changed to University College Worcester. The institution received the status of a university in 2005 and was given its current name. In 2010, the university was given the power of awarding research degrees by the HM Privy Council.

    The university has four sprawling campuses scattered across Worcester in the UK. St John's Campus is the site of the university's establishment and houses several residence halls, teaching spaces and sports facilities. The campus is home to the University's National Pollen, Aerobiology Research Unit and Worcester Students' Union. It also includes various facilities like Drama Studio, a multigym, Digital Arts Centre, a sports hall and AstroTurf pitches. Situated at Worcester City Centre, the university's City Campus houses the McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre, Worcester Business School, Jenny Lind building and the Hive library. Located along a riverbank, the university's Severn Campus features modern study facilities, performance analysis suites, dance studios and the University's Arena. The Lakeside Campus serves as an activity and outdoor learning centre.

    Consisting of nine academic schools, the University of Worcester offers numerous full-time and part-time UG and PG programmes in various fields of education like arts, sciences, humanities, education, nursing, psychology, allied health, environment, sports business, law, maths and media. It houses over 10,800 students including lots of international students from various countries around the globe. The university maintains strategic partnerships with many prestigious local and international institutions such as Birmingham Metropolitan College in England, Coleg Gwent in Wales and Iron Mill College in Devon. Also, the university houses a committed placement team that strives to provide the students with excellent employment opportunities.

    The university has several notable and successful alumni. Swaroop Sampat is a famous Indian actress who is known for her role in the TV serial called 'Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi'. Daryl Mitchell is a professional English cricket player. Jacqui Smith is the first female to ever serve as the United Kingdom's Home Secretary. Kyle Pryor is a popular English actor best known for playing the role of Nate Cooper in 'Home and Away'. Kayleigh Pearson is a well-known English model who won the second High Street Honey competition by FMH.

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