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Lecturer (Marketing) (5392)

Are you looking for a successful and rewarding career in academia? Do you want to work for a research informed, student-focused, people-led, inclusive university? If so, this opportunity could be for you!

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School is a triple accredited business school (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA), placing us within a global elite of institutions for business education and research. We were recognised in REF2021 as a leading modern University and 35th in the UK for the power of our research in business and management. 

We offer a full range of programmes to c. 10,000 students across undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA qualifications. We are also the UK's sector leader for degree apprenticeships, where we work in partnership with a number of blue chip employers. The last five years have also seen a tripling of our research active staff, and a rapid upward trajectory in all key research metrics.   

Its Department of Marketing, Retail and Tourism is on an ambitious course to strengthen its profile as an inclusive and highly renowned department of marketing professional practice and research for places and the service sectors.  

Enhancing our excellence around pillars of strength – the Institute of Place Management (IPM), consumer behaviour, digital marketing, retail, tourism – we deliver educational and research outcomes that respond to the national and global post-Covid revitalisation of the service sectors and local economies, and the big global challenges of sustainability, digital futures and industry 4.0.   

Accredited by major professional bodies and embedded proudly in the dynamic and vibrant Manchester city region and with global networks, our vision is to create an integrated and impactful marketing knowledge and graduate pipeline that transforms lives, businesses and communities.  

We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Marketing to help drive forward our successful portfolio of Marketing courses and shape the next generation of graduate marketing professionals.  

About You  

You will   

  • have a PhD in a relevant subject area and evidence of research publications in quality peer reviewed journals and conferences
  • have experience of teaching in a higher education setting, and ideally leading modules/units and teaching teams, to deliver high quality outcomes for students. 
  • be able to teach on undergraduate, degree apprenticeship and postgraduate courses, supervise students, provide pastoral support and undertake departmental academic citizenship duties. 
  • be student-focused in your academic practice, committed to quality, collaborative in your work and driven in your own professional development  

About Us

  • As part of one of the largest universities in the UK, you will join a vibrant, energetic and quality-focussed team in a great modern city.
  • You will join a community of researchers led by a strong professoriate including Prof Dominic Medway, Prof Cathy Parker, Prof Paul Smith, Prof Gary Warnaby, Prof Pete Naude, Prof Mihalis Kavaratzis, Prof Ben Kerrane and Prof Tim Edensor
  • You will be supported to become a Membership of the University's Business Transformations Research Centre to help you become a future global research leader.   

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Deputy Head of Department, Dr Costas Theodoridis ( 

Please apply via our online application portal by submitting a CV, a covering letter and your two strongest recent (past 3 years) publications.

Interviews will take place on the 10th November

In recognition of staff contributions to the University's achievements during the 2021/2022 academic year, an additional discretionary payment of 2% per annum will be added to your salary until 31/07/23 in order to ensure consistency amongst existing and incoming staff.  This additional 2% will be paid pro rata in equal monthly installments, on top of your salary each month until 31/07/23.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Business and Law
  • Salary:
    Grade 8 (£38,223 to £44,282)
  • Closing Date:
    16 October 2022
  • Contract Type:
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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