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[Commlist] Lectureship in Creative Industries at QMUL
Wed Mar 24 13:03:55 GMT 2021
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Creative and Cultural Industries (Teaching
and Research) - QMUL24620
Department: School of Business & Management
Salary: £42,433 - £52,833/ £55,840 - £62,415 per annum (Grade 5)
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 22-Mar-2021
Closing date: 21-Apr-2021
About the Role
The School of Business and Management (SBM) seeks to recruit an
outstanding researcher and teacher to a Lectureship or Senior
Lectureship in Creative and Cultural Industries. Applicants for the
senior lectureship will be established academics with strong publication
records, while applicants for the lectureship will be at least at
post-doctoral level. This post offers an opportunity to make a major
contribution to the development of the MA in Creative Industries and
Arts Organisation, the MA in Heritage Management, the new Centre for
Sustainability and Resilience through Arts, Culture and Creativity, and
the Department of Business and Society. The successful candidate will
develop their interdisciplinary research agenda along with innovative
teaching practices in a rapidly growing, diverse, and distinctive
management school. We are particularly interested in candidates who have
developed critical and innovative perspectives on the creative
industries and arts organizing: this includes critical race and labour
studies, feminist and queer organisational theory, postcolonial and
decolonial re-framings of management and organisational behaviourand
other cross-disciplinary, innovative approaches.
As a Lecturer, you will lead and deliver postgraduate modules for our MA
in Creative Industries and Arts Organisation and contribute teaching to
the MA in Heritage Management. You will provide supervision for
dissertation projects within the Department of Business and Society. You
will be able to assist in finding and developing work placements for
students, for the MA in Creative Industries and Arts Organisation. You
will help to develop a Degree Apprenticeship for undergraduates in the
creative and cultural sector. You will have completed a doctorate (or
have a doctorate under examination) in a relevant subject. The
successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the capacity for
collaborative and interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange with
the creative economy businesses and to publish at an internationally
excellent level. For the senior lectureship, the successful applicant
will already be an established academic and be expected to have a strong
publication record with demonstrated potential to publish at the
world-leading level. You will contribute to the development of the
Creative Economy Research Institute.
An experience of and willingness to undertake administrative roles would
also be desirable at the Senior Lecturer level. The successful applicant
will have the ability to demonstrate a good understanding of practice as
well as a commitment to cross-disciplinary learning and research-based
teaching. We are looking for someone with a keen interest and expertise
in new methods of pedagogical engagement suited to our particular and
diverse cohorts of students.
QMUL is strongly committed to the development of all its staff and we
will ensure that the successful candidate has the opportunity to develop
their teaching and administrative skills. Colleagues in teaching-focused
roles have access to a full range of professional development support,
including an annual allowance to support their scholarship or
pedagogical activities. Queen Mary recently revised the university’s
promotion guidelines to provide comprehensive and clear promotion routes
for T&S staff up to and including the academic rank of professor.
About the School of Business and Management, and the Department of
Business and Society
The School of Business and Management is one of the eight schools in the
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The School has been
undergoing a period of rapid growth, doubling our number of academic
staff over the last five years. We presently have 90 academic staff. We
have over 1,600 undergraduate business studies students plus
approximately 800 students taking business in combination with other
degree subjects within QMUL. At the post-graduate level we have
approximately 800 MSc students and a well-established doctoral programme
of around 80 doctoral students.
SBM’s core purpose is to promote social justice, sustainability and good
governance in the management of private, public and voluntary
organisations through our research and education. We are a distinctive
School that takes a humanities and social science-led approach to our
scholarship, and are now the largest school within QMUL’s Faculty of
Humanities and Social Sciences, with its traditional strengths as a site
of critical thinking in the humanities, law, history, geography and
The Department of Business and Society brings together colleagues,
committed to excellence in teaching and research, with a wide range of
expertise from different disciplines. In our teaching and research we
focus on how business and management influence society (for example, in
economic development, through innovation in environmentally beneficial
products and systems, through responsible management practices, by
management in the non-profit and public sectors and in businesses in the
creative and cultural industries), and how society shapes business and
management (for example, through law and regulation but also through
changing norms and expectations for equality and diversity and
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas
helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives
through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this
spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for
what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we
do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and
perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30
days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season
ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and
professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of
work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies,
flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an
on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time,
permanent appointment, with an expected start date of 1st September 2021
(or earlier). The starting salary will be Grade 5/6, in the range of
£42,433 - £52,833 per annum for those appointed as Lecturer, or in Grade
7, in the range of £55,840 - £62,415 per annum for those appointed as
Senior Lecturer, in both cases inclusive of London Allowance.
How to Apply
Your application should include:
a statement as to whether you are applying for a Lecturership or a
a focused CV of no more than five pages (Lecturership) or ten pages
(Senior Lecturership), to include up to one page of evidence of teaching
quality (for example recent evaluations and teaching awards or other
a brief (one page) outline of your research plans for the next
As part of the selection process you will be asked to present to members
of the Department of Business and Society on your research and teaching.
Please do not send research papers or evidence of qualifications with
your application as these will be requested at a later stage in the process.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is
embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be
made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a
disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates
wishing to work flexibly.
At the Senior Lecturer level, we particularly welcome applications from
women and BAME applicants who are currently underrepresented in the
School at this level.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Martha Prevezer, Head of
Department of Business and Society and Reader in Governance and
Strategy, at (m.j.prevezer /at/ qmul.ac.uk).
Information about the School can be found at https://www.qmul.ac.uk/busman/.
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.
The closing date for applications is 21st April 2021.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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