Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation – Full time, Permanent

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Nov 2020

Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation – Full time, Permanent
£51,034 - £59,135 per annum (Grade 7)
+ Pension (Employer contribution of 23% - Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme)

We're looking to appoint an Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation on on our Learning & Teaching , Research , Enterprise or Professional Practice pathway. The successful candidate will contribute to the direction and strategy of the Entrepreneurship Subject Group, which has grown in numbers and strength over the past two years.

Edinburgh Napier is a truly international University with 20,000 students from over 110 countries. As one of Scotland’s top universities for graduate employability, the top Modern University in Scotland (GUG 2021) and number one in Edinburgh for Student Satisfaction, this is our testament of commitment to teaching and research. We have ambitious plans to grow in size, shape and further strengthen our academic reputation.

Edinburgh Napier Business School is The Business School at Edinburgh Napier University is of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland. We are home to students, staff and researchers inspired by the world around us to provide creative, sustainable solutions to economic challenges societal issues. We have a record of accomplishment and high level of engagement with business and professional networks. Our Craiglockhart Campus location is 10 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh. Click here to watch a short video about us.

The role

You will contribute to the direction and strategy of the Entrepreneurship Subject group, which has grown in numbers and strength over the past two years. Entrepreneurship modules are central to the Business programmes, both on campus and online, and underpin the Business School’s mission of empowerment, enterprise and employability for all. We also have a suite of programmes and modules for commercial clients and people in full-time work.

The role requires you to demonstrate and develop

  • Esteem
  • Innovation and Impact
  • Contribution, and
  • Academic Leadership

These criteria are across each of our employment pathways. You will evidence them in a variety of ways through Research, Learning and Teaching, Enterprise or Professional Practice.

You will be highly visible in the Entrepreneurship Subject group, the Business School and the University. We are seeking someone who can inspire colleagues and students by engaging in research or other collaboration with industry to bring our taught Entrepreneurship modules to life.

You will lead/teach on at least one Entrepreneurship, Innovation or Professional Project module at UG or PG level. You might lead a programme, or act as deputy for a programme. You will be required to supervise UG and PG dissertations.

You will also source and conduct collaborative, as well as individual, research or commercial engagement projects, which contribute to the profile of the Business School. You will contribute significantly to the University's objective of growing our academic reputation for an excellent student experience and engaged learning.

Who we are looking for

In addition to the role profile the following criteria are essential:

  • A doctoral level qualification in the relevant discipline.
  • Evidence of a professional academic profile alongside a commitment to sustained continuous professional/academic development.
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in specialism to develop high quality teaching/learning and research programmes and have experience of research led teaching and/or training.
  • Demonstrable evidence of a teaching specialisation in entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • A track record of income generation through research, innovation or consultancy activities.

Please click here to view the full role profile.

Interviews: Monday 23 November

For an informal discussion, please contact Talent & Resourcing Consultant, Sam Baijal

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