Lecturer in International Management

Requisition ID:  26147

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  14 Sep 2023



Lecturer Grade F: £39,347 to £44,263 per annum

Lecturer Grade G: £45,585 to £54,395 per annum


Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.


Closing Date: 20 October 2023



The Role


We are seeking a passionate researcher in an aspect of international business management who looks for opportunities to collaborate across management fields and disciplines. Your will passion come across in your teaching and support for the student experience at all levels as well as in your commitment to engaging with communities beyond the University. Your contribution to teaching will include core modules in International Business Environment as well as undergraduate or postgraduate teaching in international management and/or strategy.


You will complement the Leadership, Work and Organisations (LWO) Subject Group’s existing international business and strategic management offerings and expertise and enhance the thematic areas of interest of our Strategy, International Business and Society (SIBS) research community (that includes international management and responsible business). In connection with this, we would expect the successful candidate to undertake socially relevant and important research that forms a critical connection with your teaching and addresses current and future problems. Opportunities exist to collaborate with other research communities across the Business School and with our Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability interest group, as well as more widely across the University.


You will be committed to the success and development of Newcastle University Business School. You will join a dynamic and vibrant Leadership, Work and Organization Subject Group and a Business School that is committed to collegiality and academic citizenship. The LWO Subject Group is a globally connected, locally rooted and compassionate community that embraces diversity and advances challenges of social justice through our research, scholarship, and engagement with partners, to achieve a lasting impact from our management education.


For the position of Lecturer in International Management you will evidence research activity and the potential to conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour and contribute to the research profile of SIBS.


You must have a PhD in International Business or International Management or a relevant management subject. The ability to contribute to teaching quantitative research skills for management and experience of teaching with simulations is a bonus.


The University has developed an Academic Job Summary Guidance document which summarises the range of activities that academic staff may be expected to perform.


Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Dr Liz Alexander, Subject Group Head – Leadership, Work and Organisations at elizabeth.alexander@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 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, as appropriate to the appointment, of the Strategy, International Business and Society research group and the Business School by publishing in high quality outlets and pursuing external research funding;
  • Conduct research as relevant to the appointment that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research-intensive, research-excellent academic environment
  • Demonstrate impact by developing research-based solutions to real-world problems and through developing engagement with external stakeholders
  • Engage in the PGR process in a research-led university
  • Design and deliver high quality teaching and learning material, resources and activities to students in line with programme and School objectives
  • Provide a range of timely student support to enhance the student experience and achievements. Set and mark module assessments, providing timely and effective feedback to students in line with University policy, and utilise on-line and digitised curricula and education frameworks
  • Contribute to the planning, design and development of modules and programmes to improve student learning experience
  • 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
  • Provide personal tutoring and pastoral guidance (when appropriate, obtaining specialist support and advice)
  • Evaluate own practice and presently have or show a willingness to work towards an appropriate category of Fellowship with Advance HE (HEA status)
  • Participate in outreach/public engagement and/or contribute to the development of public policy e.g., through advice to public bodies at local, regional, national and international levels, as appropriate
  • Contribute to Business School Triple and Professional Body Accreditations as well as professional development in your field by active membership of learned societies and professional institutions
  • Operate as an active and collegiate citizen in the LWO/SIBS and the Business School communities by taking responsibility for defined appropriate management or academic citizenship roles as agreed with the Subject Group Head


The Person 


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of effective use of disciplinary and proactive research and a developing international research profile
  • Evidence of/potential for research activity published in international and world-leading outlets
  • Evidence of/potential to develop and secure grant capture and/or impact
  • Evidence of/potential for engaging with external stakeholders, and generating real-world impact from research
  • Evidence of research interests that interest with and have the potential to contribute to the Strategy, International Business and Society Research Community
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary (strategic management) knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students
  • Evidence of a reflective and self-evaluation approach and a willingness to work towards an appropriate category, depending upon career stage, of Fellowship with the HEA
  • Commitment to a positive research and education culture aligned to the University’s Core Values of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Social and Environmental Justice
  • Willingness to contribute to broader activities that fall within the typical remit of an academic role
  • Demonstration of successful team working and operating as an effective colleague
  • Personal resilience, able to work well in a challenging sector, sometimes managing conflicting priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational, time management and presentation skills
  • Experience of teaching quantitative methods to undergraduate or postgraduate students. (desirable)
  • Willing and able to work collaboratively across disciplines (desirable)



  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject
  • A PhD in International Business or International Management or a relevant management area at or near completion, (i.e., strictly within three months of submission at time of application)
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria
  • HE Teaching qualification (appropriate to experience)
  • Professional Body Membership as appropriate to the Subject area (Desirable)



Newcastle University is a global University where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.


We are committed to being a fully inclusive university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all of our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from individuals who can complement our existing teams, we believe that success is built on having teams whose backgrounds and experiences reflect the diversity of our university and student population.


At Newcastle University we hold a silver Athena Swan award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  We also hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze award in recognition of our work towards tackling race inequality in higher education REC.


In addition, we are a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe. 

Requisition ID: 26147