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Lecturer in Digital Business

Requisition ID:  10665

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  11-Oct-2021


Newcastle University is a world-class UK University, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. Newcastle University in Singapore has been providing top-quality degrees in Singapore for over a decade and have graduated more than 1,000 students. We deliver jointly awarded undergraduate Newcastle University degrees with Singapore Institute of Technology in chemical engineering, electrical power engineering, marine engineering, offshore engineering and naval architecture, and mechanical design and manufacturing engineering. At Newcastle Research and Innovation Institute, we provide postgraduate education and training with MScs in Electrical Power Engineering, Energy and Sustainability, Marine Technology and Process Safety and Risk Management as well as research degrees (PhD, MPhil). Attracting and retaining staff of the highest calibre is our priority.


Salary: Lecturer F - £36,382 - £40, 927 per annum

             Lecturer G - £42,149 - £44,706 with progression to £50,296 per annum 

Closing Date: 11 November 2021


The Role


We seek to appoint an outstanding Lecturer in Digital Business. You will be able to demonstrate research excellence – as evidenced by high quality publications – and be able to inspire students with innovative and engaging teaching. You will have a strong research and scholarly trajectory in the area of Digital Marketing & Data Analytics with significant potential to generate research income, pursue impactful activities with businesses, organisations and governments, and to develop an international reputation in your field(s) of expertise. You will be committed to the success and future development of Newcastle University Business School, one of the UK’s top business schools (triple-crown accredited and TEF Gold) with a global reputation (126-150th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings) and committed to impact (the University is 15th in the world in the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings), collegiality, academic citizenship, and EDI. You will work alongside a team of 45 leading academics in the dynamic, vibrant and multidisciplinary Marketing, Operations & Systems subject group that provides a unique opportunity for close collaborative research and teaching activities across marketing, data analytics, information systems and operations.


You must have a PhD in a relevant subject (or a PhD near completion – i.e. strictly within three months of submission).


Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Newcastle University Business School HR at NUBS.HR@newcastle.ac.uk.


Newcastle University Business School is located in Newcastle City Centre and at the gateway to the Newcastle Helix, a £350million partnership between Newcastle University, Newcastle City Council and Legal and General, where business meets Science.


Newcastle University is a Russell Group institution and the Newcastle University Business School is home to 4000 students and is one of an elite group of Business Schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation from the three internationally recognised accreditation bodies: AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS. This places the School in the top 1% of business schools worldwide and is testament to our reputation for our world leading Research and Teaching.


For more information about Newcastle University Business School, please visit our website https://www.ncl.ac.uk/business-school/


Key Accountabilities


  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality outlets, demonstrating impact
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the Digital Business subject area and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment
  • Pursue external funding
  • Demonstrate impact by developing research-based solutions to real-world problems and engage with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work
  • Supervise PGR students in a research-led university
  • Contribute to the Business School’s Triple Accreditation and Professional Body Accreditations
  • Have a commitment to high quality teaching and learning and student support
  • Coach and support students throughout their studies in the role of personal tutor
  • Set and mark assessment of modules in accordance with University standards and utilise on-line and digitised curricula and education frameworks
  • Contribute to curriculum development
  • Provide education for life, that engages, challenges and supports our students to discover and fulfil their potential both while they are studying with us and once they have graduated
  • Operate as an active academic citizen and colleague in the Business School community


The Person (Essential)

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Evidence of research published in international and world-learning outlets
  • Evidence of/potential to develop and secure grant capture and/or impact
  • A track record of engaging with external stakeholders, generating real-world impact from research
  • Evidence of the potential to contribute to the relevant Research Community
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary (Digital Business) knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students
  • Make efective use of technology to enhance learning
  • Evidence of effective use of discplinary and proactive research and a developing international research profile
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational, time management and presentation skills
  • Demonstration of successful team working and operating as an effective colleague
  • Experience or potential for undertaking a management and leadership role
  • Evidence of academic citizenship in our School 
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability




  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject
  • PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant subject at or near completion – i.e. strictly within three months of submission.
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria
  • Professional Body Membership as appropriate to the Subject area (Desirable)




Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, as well as being open to flexible working practices.