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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Staffordshire Business School

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £34,804 to £49,553 Per Annum (Dependent Upon Experience)
Tenure:  Full time Fixed Term until October 2023
Release Date:  Thursday 10 June 2021
Closing Date:   Wednesday 30 June 2021
Reference:  SBS20-10

This post is part funded by the European Social Fund (ESF)

Who is Staffordshire University? 

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years’ experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

About the role

We pride ourselves on our work with partners at every level. We are a university that is both of and for our city and region, maximising the impact of our presence in Stoke and Staffordshire. With our focus on applied learning and research, we work with partners in industry and business across all our activities.

As part of our regional role as an anchor institution, Staffordshire University has secured funding from European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) to lead and deliver the Staffordshire E-Skills and Entrepreneurship Gateway programme.  The 3-year programme will be delivered in 2 strands:

  • Strand 1 will deliver Digital E-Skills opportunities for SSLEP SMEs and their workforce. The curriculum will cover key online platforms that aid SMEs digital agility and broad digital skills supporting efficiencies in a range of business processes 
  • Strand 2 will create an environment that stimulates and sustains entrepreneurial aspirations through skills interventions, developing conditions that encourages, creates, and nurtures ideas towards new venture/ business creation in key SSLEP/ SS LIS sectors for our Graduates and students. 

We are looking for an experienced Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer to deliver entrepreneurship education and skills to our students that will allow them to improve their employment prospects and help them move into a business start-up. The Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer will work closely with and support the SEGWay Programme Manager and Project & Portfolio Officer. 

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

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • 37 days Annual Leave 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 loans

This role is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

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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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