Staffordshire University

Person Specification

Job Title:

Associate Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Staffordshire Business School

The qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and behaviours outlined above provide a summary of what is required to carry out this job effectively. They also form the selection criteria on which a decision to appointment will be made. Please ensure that you provide evidence of how you meet the criteria in your application.

No Selection Criteria Description Essential [E] or
Desirable [D]
by *
1 First Degree or equivalent in relevant subject E A/I
2 Possession of a PhD E A/I
3 Evidence of notable high-quality research including Journal/conference papers and book chapter contributions, demonstrating collaborative research E A/I
4 Subject specialist in one or more of the following areas: Innovation, Enterprise or Entrepreneurship E A/I
5 Evidence of the ability and potential to develop a long-term research strategy and to establish collaborative projects E A/I
6 Online digital profile (evidence Google Scholar profile, ORCID, ResearchGate profile) D A/I
7 A track record of contribution to REF D A/I
8 Knowledge of EU policy in areas of innovation, enterprise or innovation D A/I
9 Experience of being involved in successful grant applications for research and/or enterprise projects, and generating related income D A/I
10 Experience of supervising PhDs/DBAs through to successful completion D A/I
11 Demonstrable leadership/management skills (including roles as a member of the editorial board of journals, conference track/theme chair, or peer reviewing journal and/or conference submissions) D A/I
12 Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with a proven ability to lecture to students at all levels E A/I
13 Ability to manage time, work independently and prioritise tasks effectively with a high level of self-motivation and flexibility E I
14 A self-motivated individual with proven experience of working as part of a team E A/I
15 Demonstrate a willingness to become a Senior Fellow of HEA either by completion of a PGCHE or by application to the HEA E I
16 Demonstrate the potential to lead development in School-wide activities such as research D A/I

* A - Application Form   I - Interview