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Chair in Marketing

University of Sheffield

Sheffield, United Kingdom

Are you interested in working for a top-ranked Management School which has achieved accreditation from the three largest and most influential business school associations: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS?

With world-class facilities, ground-breaking research and cutting-edge thinking, we are seeking applications from ambitious, highly motivated and talented individuals who will be keen to play an active role in maintaining and enhancing the Management School’s international reputation for research, teaching excellence and innovation.

This is your chance to join Sheffield University Management School at a crucial stage in our evolution as we have an opportunity for someone to join us who can deliver excellent research and teaching within the field of Marketing. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the areas of sustainable/ social/ethical Marketing, International, or Industrial Marketing and have a strong interest in cross disciplinary research, and a willingness to lead or participate in large scale research projects. There is for example potential to join the N8 Agrifood project. This project seeks to extend food supply chain modelling by integrating ‘supply chain management and life cycle assessment’ with ‘food waste and demand chain management’ to enable the delivery of a holistic production-consumption systems approach in addressing food security and resource sustainability challenges

You will be a proven thought leader and researcher in these areas, with a distinguished publication record at a world-leading level. You should have significant experience in winning external research funding, with an ambition to grow a critical mass of funding and resources and to provide intellectual direction for research appropriate to the position. You will have a PhD (or equivalent experience) in a relevant subject area and be able to demonstrate skills in the leadership and the mentoring of academic staff in research, publication and income generation activities, and also have the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from within the University and from private and public sector organisations.

As a Chair in the Management School you would be expected to:
• Personally conduct research and scholarship that is recognised internationally. Research should be recognised in terms of its originality, significance and impact, evidenced by publication in high quality and world leading international publications.
• Maintain a strong academic and professional profile through national and international engagement, conference presentations and high quality publications.
• Develop funding strategies, generate income and manage external research grants.
• Undertake knowledge-transfer activities and lead collaborative research and consultancy projects within the Management School, the wider University and beyond.
• Contribute to academic leadership and management within the Management School and the University.
• Carry out a significant administrative role to a high standard, showing creativity and innovation to meet the required objectives.
• Contribute to teaching policy and the implementation of new pedagogical/innovative approaches to teaching, pro-actively supporting the implementation of teaching policy.
• Manage, supervise and support research students and colleagues and foster a culture of mutual support. Collaborate with colleagues to identify and respond to students’ needs.
• Undertake high-quality teaching as required.
• Contribute to the efficient and effective running of the Management School.
• Foster high quality links with academic colleagues in relevant disciplines across the University, with other academic institutions and with industry.
• Deal with daily reactive requests such as those concerning teaching, supervising students and administrative tasks.
• You will make a full and active contribution to the principles of the ‘Sheffield Academic’. These include the achievement of excellence in applied teaching and research, and scholarly pursuits to make a genuine difference in the subject area and to the University’s achievements as a whole. Further information on the underpinning values of the Sheffield Academic can be found at: Sheffield Academic.
• Any other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post.


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