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Senior Lecturer in Marketing

Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  £45,153 to £51,914 per annum
Grade:  Grade 8
Contract Type:  Permanent
FTE:  1
Date Posted:  Wednesday 18 March 2020
Closing Date:  Friday 17 April 2020
Reference:  BUS211A
Job Details:    Job Description    

Middlesex University is a global university with 18,000 students studying at our Hendon campus and 20,000 more with our partners and campuses around the world. We are the top-ranked modern university in the UK and among the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old. Middlesex University is driven by the difference we make to people’s lives; open-minded, progressive, passionate about our vibrant diversity and embracing the new possibilities of technological, economic and social change. The Faculty of Professional and Social Sciences is a leading provider of higher education across the breadth of social and business disciplines. The Business School is located within that Faculty. Within the Business School, the Marketing, Branding and Tourism Department has over 40 academic staff and is going from strength to strength in student outcomes and research outputs. LinkedIn has named Middlesex University as one of the best universities in the UK for students keen to forge a career in marketing. Excellence in learning and teaching is at the heart of our commitment to marketing and branding education and the team pride themselves on their innovative approach to programme development, teaching methods and assessments.

As part of our development programme to further advance and expand our academic excellence, we are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer and/or Lecturer in Marketing/Branding, able to teach a broad range of marketing topics. Numerical and quantitative skills and the ability to teach marketing consultancy, digital marketing, and/or social media marketing are essential. In addition, the ability to teach general areas of marketing such as branding, international marketing, business and digital analytics is desirable.

You should preferably have experience in undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching. Experience of development and leadership of modules will also be helpful. You should preferably be able to demonstrate innovativeness in your approach to teaching and engagement with external stakeholders.

The Department is on an accelerating trajectory of excellence in research outputs. For the Lecturer post, you must have or for the Associate Lecturer post, shortly expect to gain a PhD or other doctorate and be able to demonstrate capability or potential to achieve research outputs of international excellence. One of Middlesex University’s great strengths is research feeding into teaching. In this connection, a research area of digital marketing/social media marketing will be appropriate. Other research areas such as branding, place branding, retail, consumer behaviour, sustainability and innovation will also fit well into existing research groups and clusters. Our teaching and research are eclectic, and we are also open to discussing other research areas.

Applications for fractional appointments are welcome.

For further information please contact TC Melewar, Head of Department, Marketing, Branding & Tourism, Middlesex University T.C.Melewar@mdx.ac.uk

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