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Lecturer in Managment Practice (T&R) or (T&S)

Requisition ID:  4321

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Posted Date: 


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.



           Lecturer: £35,845 - £55,570 per annum.

           Senior Lecturer : £51,034 - £64,959 per annum.


Closing Date: 13 May 2020


The Role

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


We seek to appoint a Lecturer in Management Practice (T&R or T&S) who can contribute to the ongoing development and delivery of programmes in the Leadership, Work & Organisations (LWO) Subject Group, and who has a particular focus on global and sustainable aspects. You will be committed to the success and development of Newcastle University Business School. You will have an international research and/or scholarly profile or trajectory, with an interest in interdisciplinary research in the Future of Work and developing future leaders. Individuals who have experience of positively connecting and working with organisations to develop the student learning experience through the sourcing, delivery and assessment of projects and consultancies, and who care about nurturing academic colleagues and students to reach their potential, are encouraged to apply.


For the T&R route, you must have a PhD in a related area and the ability to: secure external research funding, publish in internationally recognized journals and conduct research with the potential to create impact. You will be able to demonstrate research excellence/potential as evidenced by high quality publications. You must also have the demonstrated capacity to deliver outstanding teaching and management of programmes in higher education. 


For the T&S route, you must have a relevant professional qualification, Masters degree or a PhD in a relevant subject, and the capacity to lead, manage and deliver outstanding teaching and management of programmes in higher education, and contribute scholarly outputs and educational citizenship in the School. 


The level of appointment will be determined by your ability to meet the requirements of the person specification and job description.


Informal enquiries about this position can be made to Professor Stephen Hughes, Head of the LWO Subject Group at Stephen.Hughes@newcastle.ac.uk .


The University holds an Athena SWAN award in addition to the University’s silver award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


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


Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the Business School Vision and Strategy and the interdisciplinary themes of the Future of Work and leading on leadership;
  • 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;
  • Contribute to the Business School’s Triple Accreditation and Professional Body Accreditations;
  • Demonstrate impact by developing research (T&R) or practice (T&S) based solutions to real-world problems and engage with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work;
  • To have a commitment to high quality teaching and learning and student support;
  • Provide high quality teaching of modules within the Business School;
  • Coach and support students throughout their studies in the role of personal tutor;
  • Engage with employers through the sourcing and delivery of student projects;
  • 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;
  • Operate as an active citizen in the Business School community;

Teaching & Research (T&R) Specific Responsibilities:

  • To pursue external funding;
  • Contribute to the research profile of the Business School by publishing in high quality journals, demonstrating impact and winning external research funding;
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the subject area of Management Practice and ensure all our students benefit from studying in a research intensive, research excellent academic environment;


Teaching & Scholarship (T&S) Specific Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate impact by developing practice-based solutions to real-world problems, produce scholarly outputs and engage with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work;
  • Contribute to the scholarly and practice profile of the Business School by engaging in scholarly research and activities, impact, practice, CPD and external funding;


The level of appointment will be determined by your ability to meet the requirements of the person specification and job description.


Person Specification (Essential)


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Evidence of potential to contribute to the Business School Vision and Strategy (T&R, T&S)
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary (Management Practice) knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students, combined with the ability to teach Management and related areas and link theory to management practice (T&R, T&S)
  • Evidence of or potential for internationalising the curricula (T&R, T&S)
  • Make effective use of technology to enhance learning (T&R, T&S)
  • Evidence of/potential to develop and secure grant capture and/or impact (T&R only)
  • Excellent practice networks and relationships with organisations, and specifically HRM and Development and Management practitioners (T&R, T&S)
  • Evidence of effective use of discplinary and proactive scholarship and a developing scholarly and practice national profile (T&S only)
  • Personal resilience in a context of change and fast paced environment (T&R, T&S)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (T&R, T&S)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (T&R, T&S)
  • Excellent organisational, time management and presentation skills (T&R, T&S)
  • Evidence of potential active citizenship in a Business School (T&R, T&S)
  • Demonstration of successful team working and operating as an effective colleague (T&R, T&S)
  • Experience of or potential for undertaking a management and leadership role (T&R, T&S)
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability (T&R, T&S)



  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject (T&R, T&S)
  • PhD (or equivalent) at or near completion in a relevant subject (T&R)
  • At least one of the following: (i) a relevant professional qualification or Masters degree; (ii) a PhD (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject (T&S)
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria (T&R, T&S)
  • Professional Body Membership as appropriate to the Subject area (T&R, T&S) (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 communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


Requisition ID: 4321