Lecturer in International Business
Aston Business School, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Aston University Main Campus
36,382 to 50,296 per annum
Grade 8 to Grade 9
Contract Type:
Full Time
Closing Date:
23.59 hours GMT on Monday 21 March 2022
Interview Date:
To be confirmed
Release Date:
Thursday 17 February 2022

Aston Business School, located in the heart of Birmingham - England's second largest city - seeks to appoint a highly motivated, ambitious academic with the ability and interest in providing excellence in research, teaching and impact in the field of International Business. In 2020, Aston University was named the Guardian's university of the year and for Business and Economics we were ranked in15th place.

Our mission is to be the UK's leading university for students aspiring to succeed in business and the professions where original research, enterprise and inspiring teaching deliver local and global impact.

Our research focus on the following six key themes. Could you contribute to our research clusters and bring original ideas and approaches to enrich these key research areas?

*    Multinationals and the Green Economy

*    Trade and Global Value Chains

*    The Digital Economy and Innovation

*    Markets & Policy

*    Entrepreneurship and Regional Development

*    Data Science and Methodology

All of these themes fit into our research centres, of which you will become part:

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2.    The Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship<> (CREME)

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We are one of the leading providers of the IB discipline in the UK. We run a very successful MSc programme in International Business as well as a strong undergraduate Bachelors degree in International Business  & Management. Very recently we held the annual UK & Ireland AIB Chapter conference, and our department encompasses scholars who regularly publish in the leading IB journals: JIBS and JWB. We also invest heavily in data, such as ORBIS and if you have a background in quantitative analysis your work will complement the departments faculty

A teaching qualification is desirable but if you are at an early stage in your career, then we will work with you to ensure you have a teaching qualification and Fellowship of the HEA.

Aston Business School is one of Europe's leading research-intensive business schools, with the majority of its research rated world-leading or internationally excellent in the REF 2014. Aston Business School is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Aston University was an early signatory to the UN backed Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) and is at the forefront of responsible management education. Furthermore, we are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a bronze award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.
For informal discussions relating to this post please contact the Head of Department: Professor Chris Jones; Tel: +44(0) 121 204 3036; email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
Professor Chris Jones will also attend the up-coming AIB UK-Ireland chapter conference where he can meet you to discuss the position.
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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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