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Lecturer in Business Management

Department: YSJ London
Location: London
Salary: £42,674 to £51,443 per annum (including London Allowance)
Closing Date: Monday 22 July 2024 at midnight
Interview Date: See advert
Reference: 059-24

Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August.

Full Time Permanent 

Location: London

Salary: £42,674 to £51,443 per annum (including London allowance)

Introduction to YSJ university

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

As one of the fastest growing universities in the U.K over recent years, we have a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region. We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset.

London Campus

The London Campus of York St John University is an ambitious and growing academic unit with a strong research profile, excellent teaching, and an inclusive ethos that supports an exceptional student experience. We offer various postgraduate programmes, including MBAs in Business Administration and Healthcare Management, MScs in International Project Management, Digital Marketing, Public Health, Global Healthcare Management, and Computer and Data Science. Additionally, we provide a Master by Research (MRES) and top-up degrees in business and computer science. Our campus enhances employability through London connections and the bespoke ‘Venture Creation Lab,’ which supports students in designing and executing their business ideas through partnerships with businesses.

The Role

We are seeking enthusiastic Lecturers to contribute to our vibrant postgraduate offers in the Business Management MSc programmes of International Project Management, Digital Marketing, Master by Research programme (MRES), and Top Up degrees.

The academic knowledge required for this particular role is exclusive to the areas of Business Management. The successful candidates will be involved in teaching and research/scholarly activities. The involvement in teaching entails a variety of settings, including small group tutorials/seminars and lectures; assessment; and the provision of pastoral and academic support to students. The involvement in research/scholarly activities entails our support in developing a solid research profile for the successful candidates with a clear research plan and trajectory relevant to the areas of Business Management. 

The successful candidates will be joining a growing team of academics with excellence in teaching postgraduate programmes as well as burgeoning engagement and aspirations in producing impactful research and scholarly outputs.

Required Skills and Experience

Candidates will have expertise in teaching in areas of Business Management and related disciplines at a postgraduate level. The successful candidates will be supported in cultivating an impactful research profile in relevant areas.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree with professional experience in Business Management. 

Experience in UK Higher Education and evidence of work experience in Business Management will be desirable.

Candidates must hold a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (or willingness to undertake).

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a clear research plan, trajectory or aspiration toward their areas of research interest and the potential contribution.

Candidates with professional or industry experience coinciding with the previously mentioned academic qualifications will be highly considered.

Additional Information

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Amir Keshtiban – a.keshtiban@yorksj.ac.uk 

This role is eligible for Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship.  For further information regarding this visa route please visit Skilled Worker visa: Overview - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive policies and facilities to support staff from different backgrounds. As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Application process support

We are keen to support you throughout the recruitment process.  Before starting your application please refer to the attached 'candidate guidance document' which provides advice about completing the application process.

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to apply for this position please contact vacancies@yorksj.ac.uk.  Within the application form there is an opportunity for you to request a reasonable adjustment at the interview stage of the process, however if you wish to discuss this in further detail at any point  in the process please do not hesitate to contact us. The following resource may help you adapt the device you are using to apply to suit your needs My Computer My Way (abilitynet.org.uk)

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.  Within the application process you will be asked to answer a selection of work-related questions. Our aim is to get to know you, and understand your individual skills and experience, and how you would apply these within the role.  We are aware that ChatGPT can assist you with this, but we would prefer you to share your answers in your own words.

Our benefits package

We offer a wide range of employee benefits including - 

- Excellent annual leave entitlement, including five discretionary university closure days over the Christmas period

- Disability leave (applies to staff who have disclosed a disability and is also available to staff with disabled dependants)

- Pension scheme

- Health Cash Plan after six months service

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Paid leave for Armed Forces Reservists

- On-campus courses, one-to-one tutorials, and online resources to help you develop your digital skills and work with new software

- Relocation expenses package for certain roles

- Reimbursement of Skilled Worker Visa application fees and Visa loan scheme for additional costs (if applicable to the role)

Further information about life at YSJ

Read more about our culture, inclusive community, working arrangements and benefits for York St John employees here.  

The latest news, views and stories from our staff and students can be found here.  

We are committed to managing and reducing our environmental impact and to promoting sustainable development wherever we can, read more here.

Closing Date - Monday 22 July 2024 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - See advert

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