Lecturer in International Business and Entrepreneurship
University of Stirling
Stirling, UK
5d ago

Interviews are expected to take place on

Monday 31 May 2021

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

The Post

We are looking for an outstanding Teaching and Research professional with a growing international profile, who can evidence an ability to deliver innovative and professionally relevant teaching in the area of Entrepreneurship and International Business.

The successful candidate will undertake excellent research with demonstrable impact. You will contribute to the Management and Organisation Studies research group, within the School’s Management, Work and Organisation division.

The successful candidate will be a commited scholar and researcher responsible for delivering research informed teaching and learning, curriculum development and review and for providing an excellent student experience on both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

You will be joining a team responsible for the growing undergraduate and postgraduate business courses, part of a portfolio that includes BA in Business Studies, MSc in International Business and MSc in Business and Management and contribute to Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation pathways on the postgraduate degrees.

We welcome applications from individuals with experience of research and teaching in entrepreneurship, business growth and scale up, innovation, internationalisation and managing international organisations.

Experience of curriculum design and development and engagement with external partners would be an advantage.

For further enquires, please contact Jenoah Joseph

Description of Duties

Grade 7

  • Engage in individual and collaborative research, which aligns to the strategic direction of the University, develop a 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
  • Design and deliver a range of teaching and learning, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate, postgraduate including online / digital programmes where required
  • Participate in the Faculty’s international engagement activities as required e.g delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students
  • Participate in, and develop, networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division / Faculty / University
  • Participate in the 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
  • Grade 8

  • Engage in individual and collaborative research, 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 and staff as required, providing direction, support and guidance
  • 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
  • Participate in the Faculty’s international engagement activities as required e.g delivering teaching, contributing to joint programmes and recruitment of students
  • Participate in, and develop, networks and collaborations both internally and externally to the Division / Faculty / University
  • Participate in the 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
  • Qualifications

  • PhD in relevant discipline or close to successful completion or equivalent such as DBA / DMan, etc
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of a developing publication record
  • Credible plans for the active pursuit of external research funding
  • Experience or knowledge to design, teach and assess modules in the subject area
  • Evidence of the ability to deliver excellent teaching at undergraduate and / or postgraduate level
  • Qualifications

  • PhD in relevant discipline or equivalent such as DBA / DMan, etc
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Established track record of high quality published research
  • A record of involvement in applications for external funding for research and / or knowledge transfer
  • Experience of supervising dissertation projects across the range of undergraduate / postgraduate, and ability to supervise doctoral students
  • Experience of providing high quality teaching across a range of Entrepreneurship / International Business modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level, preferably including online / digital programmes
  • Experience of designing and delivering course modules
  • Evidence of successful co-ordination, support, supervision, management and / or mentoring of others
  • Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and / or holding or working towards Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of success in attracting research grants / external funding and delivering on externally funded research projects
  • Experience of supervising dissertations and research projects
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as key contributions to high quality student learning
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Evidence of a basic knowledge of the Higher Education context and regulatory framework
  • Qualifications

  • Higher Education teaching qualification or equivalent e.g. PGCert and / or holding an Associate Fellow of Advance HE and be working towards Fellowship
  • 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 programme innovation and development
  • Evidence or knowledge to support international activities
  • Evidence or 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.

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