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Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Southampton Business School

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £30,942 to £49,553
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 23 February 2020
Interview Date:   Friday 03 April 2020
Reference:  1231620TR

Department of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship 

Southampton Business School has an ambitious quality driven strategy, which will see us strengthen our position as a world-class Business School in research, education and enterprise. As an AMBA and AACSB accredited Business School we are seeking to recruit a number of outstanding individuals for key research and teaching positions in a number of disciplines as outlined below to play a crucial role in the School achieving its vision which includes securing EQUIS accreditation within the next 12 months. Applications will be considered from candidates interested in part time hours of 0.6FTE and above. 

As part of a world-renowned Top 100 QS ranked Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, we offer a stimulating, challenging and dynamic working environment for all our staff. The Business School is a strong part of the University with successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, a large PhD portfolio as well as an MBA and DBA.

The Department of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (DSIE) comprises 15 academics with research and teaching interests in the subject areas of strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Department offers an inclusive platform for interdisciplinary and impactful research and teaching in the following subject areas: social and sustainable entrepreneurship and innovation, corporate social responsibility, family business, SMEs growth and international entrepreneurship, academic entrepreneurship, digital ecosystems, innovation management, and strategy process. The DSIE has a vibrant community of doctoral researchers and a thriving undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) educational portfolio (i.e. MSc Entrepreneurship and Management, MSc Business Strategy and Innovation Management, MSc Digital Business, MBA/Entrepreneurship pathway, UG Business Management/Entrepreneurship pathway), which is built on the research strengths and focus of its staff. 

You will have a PhD (or equivalent degree/professional qualification and experience) in Strategy or Entrepreneurship with an established track record of research publications at a minimum ABS 3* level, coupled with research grant activity. You will also demonstrate a strong interest in innovative teaching approaches to support the DSIE’s highly reputable UG and PG programmes and be expected to provide research support (as appropriate) and collaborate with others in the group.

For applicants interested in a Part Time role, please note: This role is unlikely to support a Certificate of Sponsorship with a part time salary amount (a Certificate of Sponsorship is required to obtain a Tier 2 visa to work in the UK).

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of the Department of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Professor Laura Costanzo, email:

We currently have a number of other vacancies available within the Business School at the University of Southampton. Please visit our central Business School recruitment page to see a list of other available vacancies:

If your application is commensurate to the requirements for a balanced portfolio (research and education) your title will be Lecturer. If you are primarily an educationalist you will be appointed on an education pathway and your title will be either Teaching Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow. Job descriptions for both professional pathways are available.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1231620TR on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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