Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Strategy, International Business or Entrepreneurship

Company:University of Bristol

Location:United Kingdom / Bristol

Discipline:Strategy, International Business or Entrepreneurship

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Strategy, International Business or Entrepreneurship

The role

Better futures for all

At Bristol, we are developing a forward-thinking, socially-minded Business School.

Our school’s mission is to "Inspire the next generation of global citizens and leaders to address the grand societal changes of our time."

We recognise the importance of being a global-civic school within the community of internationally leading business and management schools. Our focus on the most pressing global and societal challenges forces us to be critically reflective, evidence based and analytical in service to a progressive understanding of management and organisations.

We consider ourselves to be pluralistic and host diverse areas of academic expertise and excellence. As a social science-based school committed to an inclusive approach to rigorous inquiry, we are respectful of disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary science in developing novel insights.

We are seeking business and management scholars who are willing to help lead positive societal change and are seeking to appoint up to five Senior Lecturers or Associate Professors across Strategy, International Business or Entrepreneurship as part of our substantial new growth phase. This role offers a well-defined career pathway and is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of leading practices in research, impact and education.

Please clearly state which position you wish to apply for; Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor, and within the discipline of either Strategy, International Business or Entrepreneurship.

What will I be doing?

You will be involved in a range of education and research activities in the school in a highly collegial and collaborative manner as follows:

  • Further developing a stronger international research and impact profile in business and management and attracting external research funding.
  • Teaching and marking at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels and contributing to curriculum design, development and enhancement.
  • Acting as personal tutor to undergraduate and/or postgraduate students; and supervising BSc/BA, MSc and PhD students.
  • Demonstrating excellent citizenship and leadership in the school and contributing to wider University.
  • Proactively engaging in collaborative opportunities with the public, private and not-for profit/charitable sectors.

You should apply if:

  • You have the valuable previous experience to conduct the role with high levels of professionalism and collegiality.
  • You hold a PhD in a relevant subject area.
  • You have excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills.
  • You have a strong business and management research portfolio and an interdisciplinary research experience or strong ambitions.
  • You have a strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and executive levels.
  • You can demonstrate awareness of the academic needs of all kinds of students (e.g. undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral).
  • You have experience of leadership responsibility and are willing to take on leadership roles in the School and/or Faculty.

Informal enquiries to:

Name: Professor Hinrich Voss, Head of the Strategy, International Management & Business, and Entrepreneurship Academic Group


We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us. The University is happy to discuss flexible working opportunities with applicants including whether a role can be considered as a job-share arrangement.

Please visit the University of Bristol jobs site to apply.

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