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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management

School of Justice, Security and Sustainability

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £35,326 to £50,296 Per Annum
Tenure:  Full time Permanent
Release Date:  Monday 13 September 2021
Closing Date:   Monday 04 October 2021
Reference:  JSS21-08

Who is Staffordshire University?  

We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.

With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society.  

Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies.

About the role 

Staffordshire Business School is seeking to make a new appointment of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (1.0 FTE) to join our growing interdisciplinary academic team. We are pleased to receive applications from interested candidates with teaching and research interest, in the area of digital marketing as you will be expected to teach modules on our undergraduate, postgraduate and apprenticeship courses.

The successful candidate will be educated to Doctorate or equivalent professional level, you’ll have the ability to deliver an excellent student experience through creative and innovative learning, and a commitment to pastoral care, as well as actively engaging in scholarly activity and research, to make a contribution to our emerging research agenda. 

You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an active willingness to learn and adapt innovative ways of undertaking academic duties. Furthermore, you will be a team player with an enthusiastic and positive approach to work and possess excellent IT skills and experience of working with Microsoft Office applications and Virtual learning environments to carry out academic tasks is essential for this role. As well as undertaking academic duties you will contribute to the general administration of the courses and to the outreach activities of the School. 

Starting salary will depend on your qualifications and experience but for the Senior Lecturer role you must have significant experience of managing, leading and developing courses, supervision of research projects and knowledge of academic quality assurance processes. You must also be a member of the HE Academy or hold an equivalent teaching qualification. 

As an academic member, we expect you to exhibit Staffordshire University values in your ‘brilliant and friendly’ attitude and your ‘curious and daring’ approach to teaching. As well as contributing to the delivery of teaching you will be expected to undertake research, consultancy and income generating activities to contribute towards Business School’s strategic priorities.

We are a university of and for our community: local, national and global. If you share our values and have the skills to deliver our vision, we want to hear from you.


In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available:

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loan

Thank you for your interest in this role. Whilst the University campus is currently closed, the University is still open, and we are providing online lessons to our students as well as essential services. We welcome your application during this time and aim to recruit to new posts using digital capabilities such as Skype or Microsoft Teams. 

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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Further details:

Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.


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