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Senior Lecturer in Global Strategy

Requisition ID:  15061

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  18-Jan-2022


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.


Salary: £51,799.00 - £60,022.00  per annum

Closing Date: 31 January 2022


The Role


We seek to appoint an outstanding Senior Lecturer in Global Strategy. You must be able to demonstrate research excellence – as evidenced by high quality publications – and deliver excellent teaching. You will have a track record in shaping research agendas, generating research income, pursuing impact activities, and a developing international reputation in international management.


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 (that includes international management, strategy and responsible business) and a Business School that is committed to collegiality and academic citizenship. You will contribute to the Subject Group’s teaching in international management and global strategy, contemporary issues in international business, international business environment, or global perspectives on ethics, responsible business and sustainability. The ability to contribute to teaching quantitative research skills in international business and teaching with simulations is a bonus.


You must have a PhD in a relevant subject and are expected to provide academic leadership commensurate with a Senior Lectureship position in our School.


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 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 and winning external research funding;
  • Conduct research that demonstrates international standards of excellence in terms of originality, significance and rigour in the global strategy/international management arena 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 engage with external stakeholders to develop the impact of your work;
  • Attract and 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;
  • As a senior colleague make a positive academic citizenship and leadership contribution to our Business School community.


The Person (Essential)


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • A sustained international research and innovation profile and proven track record in international and world-leading publication
  • A track record of securing external research funding
  • 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 commitment to interdisciplinarity
  • Evidence of the ability to provide an outstanding educational experience, rooted in strong disciplinary international management and strategy knowledge that engages, challenges, and inspires our students.
  • Evidence of or potential for internationalising the curricula
  • Evidence of delivering research-led teaching and making effective 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
  • Skills in organisation and leadership necessary for undertaking a management and leadership role in the School
  • Evidence of academic citizenship
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability


  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject
  • A PhD in the relevant area
  • A profile with currency which meets external accreditation bodies criteria
  • HE Teaching qualification (or equivalent experience)  
  • 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 colleagues 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.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN 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.


We understand how important the full employment package is to our colleagues at Newcastle University and we are committed to providing a great range of benefits and discounts for all.  You can learn more about what is available here on our Benefits Website page.

Requisition ID: 15061