Job offer available in Scotland Lecturer in International Business and Enterprise at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose

To undertake high-quality research, actively contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to carry out administration as required by the Head of Subject. Excellent candidates with an emerging track record of internationally leading research in international business and enterprise are encouraged to apply.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develop and maintain individual/joint research projects in International Business and Enterprise; to secure the funding required for research projects and act as the principal investigator or co-ordinator of research grant(s) as appropriate.
  2. Contribute fully to developing and enhancing the research profile of the Adam Smith Business School, including establishing a track record of publications of international quality in leading journals.
  3. Attend and actively contribute/participate in national/international events/major research seminars/conferences within research area by invitation or otherwise.
  4. Undertake supervision and training of postgraduate research students to ensure their effective development, where appropriate.
  5. Participate fully in assessment and examination processes as appropriate, (using a variety of methods and techniques) and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support learning.
  6. Supervise individual student projects and assist with difficulties, e.g. learning support/problems.
  7. Engage and participate in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities as appropriate to the particular specialism.
  8. Undertake subject area/college level administration as required by the Head of Subject Area.
  9. Contribute to performance and development review processes as appropriate in accordance with university strategy.
  10. To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan – Inspiring People – Changing the World.

For Appointment at Grade 8 you will:

  1. Take a leading role in the design, planning, organisation and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate course and programmes in the Subject Area.
  2. Apply for research grants as principal investigator or be co-investigator for several grants.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 7/8, £33,943 – £38,183 / £41,709 – £48,327 per annum.

This post is full time and fixed term until 28 February 2022.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at:

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy reference: 017587, closing date: 29 May 2017.

Interviews will be held on 14 June 2017.