Job offer in Ireland Assistant Lecturer – Marketing at Cork Institute of Technology

The Department of Marketing and International Business was established in 2013 to meet key strategic goals within the School of Business at Cork Institute of Technology. Primarily the department was tasked with the development of a broader range of programmes in the marketing and sales management space while also developing the infrastructure, linkages and knowledge for the enhancement of internationalisation with respect to curriculum and student recruitment. In the time since its development the department has developed several new offerings which speak to these targets and has had a 300% increase in student numbers in the time since establishment. This includes a significant increase in postgraduate registrations and now offers three programmes online.

The department of Marketing & International Business now has 10 taught programmes on offer across undergraduate, postgraduate and executive spaces offered in full-time mode, part-time mode and online with various entire points within the year. There are 35 staff in the department with 750 students undertaking all programmes.  The department acts as the coordinating department for Marketing, International Business, Sales, Languages (French, German, Spanish and Italian) and Law for the School of Business and beyond.

The department has established links with the Marketing Institute of Ireland (MII), the Executive Institute as well as being active in key bodies and stakeholder groups nationally for Language promotion. Student participation at MII events is noticeable and it is an important conduit for our students in terms of self-branding. Our marketing programmes place strong emphasis on authentic assessment.  There are 4 postgraduate programmes including programmes in digital marketing and international business.

This role will require lecturing of research methods to postgraduate groups (including full-time and part-time programmes) and will involve the supervision of dissertations on taught masters programmes. It is also likely that the successful candidate will be required to lecture other marketing modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as to undertake other duties that may be assigned.

The Department has significant research activity focused on areas such as social marketing, Consumer behaviour, social media and online communities of practice and is active in supporting staff udnertakign research activity.

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Closing date for receipt of Applications is 1:00 pm on 12 August 2019.


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