This is a full time, fixed term contract for 3 years.
We are looking for an inspirational and talented Lecturer in Small Business Management to join the team at Oxford Brookes Business School. If you have the ambition, ability, and passion to make a difference, then join our team at one of the UK’s leading modern universities.
We are seeking applications from outstanding individuals who are motivated to shape the future and advance the reputation of Oxford Brookes Business School through their teaching, scholarship, and academic leadership. As a Lecturer in Small Business Management, working alongside the relevant programme teams, you will contribute to our professional education activity, including the Help to Grow: Management programme, and across a range of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. This role would suit those with either an academic or professional background, but we would particularly welcome candidates with experience of working directly with small businesses for the purposes of consultancy or knowledge transfer.
In particular, you should be able to build valuable contacts between the School and industry, possess first class interpersonal skills, be a team player, and will have an enthusiastic and positive approach to work, contributing both to our programmes through your teaching and academic scholarship but also to the wider life of the School. You will have experience of contributing to the development of modules, supervision of research projects, and knowledge of academic quality assurance processes.
Ideally you will be educated to doctorate level in a relevant discipline or hold a Masters’ qualification and significant professional experience in a managerial, leadership or consultancy role
You will possess an enthusiastic and positive approach to work, contributing not only to the Professional Education subject area through your teaching, and academic scholarship, but also to the wider life of the School.
About Oxford Brookes Business School
Oxford Brookes University is distinctive in nature. It is a modern, forward-thinking institution rooted in and connected to a city with a rich history of culture and learning. Internationally we are respected for our leadership and innovation in education, for helping organisations to develop sustainably and for research that is changing the world. Our strong links with business and industry ensure we are connected to make a difference.
Oxford Brookes Business School has a vibrant and inclusive community of researchers focused on delivering impactful world-leading research, and is home to four dynamic Research Centres: The Centre for Business, Society and Global Challenges, The Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice, The International Centre for Coaching and Mentoring, and the Oxford Regions, Innovation and Enterprise Lab. The School has been awarded research funding from a range of prestigious sources to include UKRI, ESRC, EPSRC, Innovate UK, the British Academy, EU Horizon 2020, and the Nuffield Foundation. We have a thriving PhD programme with over 100 students at any given time and we are members of the European Doctoral Programmes Association in Business and Management (EDAMBA).
Lastly, if you would like an informal discussion with a member of the executive team please contact Karen Gibbons [email protected]
The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.