Chair Professor in Marketing

University of Leeds Leeds University Business School

United Kingdom

Chair in Marketing

Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience? Are you an experienced academic leader looking for a challenging senior leadership position?

The Marketing Division is looking for enthusiastic individuals to undertake the role of Chair of Marketing. As Professor of Marketing, you will have a sustained track record of internationally recognised research, teaching excellence and academic leadership. Working within the Marketing Division, LUBS and University, you will provide academic leadership in the field of marketing.

You should be able to demonstrate expertise through high quality publications in scholarly journals and books particularly in some of the following areas: New Age technologies (including Artificial Intelligence, consumer-machine interactions and robotics), customer lifetime value and customer valuation principles, Digital and Social Media Marketing, and International Marketing. You should be able to show a range of expertise in both conceptual and empirical methodology. You should be able to teach courses related to these topics at the post-graduate level. It is also expected that you will be able to supervise doctoral students in a variety of topics and therefore show experience in chairing doctoral theses across many topics. Potential to offer Executive Education in the topics listed above exist and, therefore, prior experience in conducting executive seminars and participative workshops is important.

Leeds University Business School (LUBS) places a premium on international levels of scholarship and research excellence and you will be expected to place a role in leading the development of the scholarly standing of the Marketing Division. Leeds University Business School is internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching and its research. Our work covers the full spectrum of business disciplines, teaching undergraduate, masters and doctoral students and creating new knowledge through research. You will enhance our international reputation with your research expertise.

The Marketing Division at LUBS is an established and internationally esteemed centre of excellence for scholarly research work and teaching in marketing. Under the leadership of its professors, the Marketing Division is making great strides in its research performance and now exhibits considerable strength and depth. It is one of the leading centres of marketing learning and teaching in the world and offers specialised degree programmes that combine high academic standards with practical application in today's rapidly changing business environment. Academics in the Marketing Division provide cutting edge research-informed teaching by bringing their world-leading research and practice expertise into the classroom.

With its strong and experienced membership, the Marketing Division is one of the world-leading groups in Marketing research and education, and your leadership will play a vital role in continuing and developing this tradition.

Delivering top-quality research outputs that contribute to impact and innovation, you will help us to increase our already-significant international presence and be a key player in our mission to make an exceptional impact on business and society globally, through leadership in research and teaching.

You will have a sustained track record of integrating research with teaching and learning to deliver an excellent student experience, along with sustained delivery of ambitious and imaginative academic leadership. With the ability to forge strong partnerships across subject areas and disciplines, you will have excellent organisational, collaborative and communication skills.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Josko Brakus, Professor of Marketing, Interim Head of the Marketing Division


Professor Stavroula Spyropoulou, Professor of Marketing, Marketing Division


Professor Constantine S. Katsikeas, Arnold Ziff Research Chair in Marketing and International Management, Marketing Division

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Business
School/Institute: Leeds University Business School
Category: Academic
Grade: Grade 10
Salary: Competitive salary
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Wednesday 18 August 2021
Closing Date: Sunday 03 October 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: LUBSC1542

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