Professor of Management and Associate Dean for External Engagement

Queen Mary University of London School of Business and Management

United Kingdom

Professor of Management and Associate Dean for External Engagement (Teaching and Scholarship) 

Department: School of Business & Management
Salary: Starting salary will be off scale
Reference: QMUL24717
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 12-Apr-2021
Closing date: 11-May-2021


About the Role

The School of Business and Management (SBM) seeks to recruit an outstanding educator and leader to a Professorship in Management. The post holder will assume the leadership role of Associate Dean for External Engagement for an initial period of 3 years to develop strategy and oversee delivery in this area for the School, including seeking opportunities to create new partnerships and design educational offerings that speak directly to the needs of private, public or voluntary organisations. The post offers an exceptional opportunity to innovate and achieve impact in a rapidly growing and distinctive business and management school.

About You

Applicants will be established academics with strong teaching and educational leadership records, qualified to doctoral level, and will ideally have practitioner experience. Applicants should be able to demonstrate the capacity for excellent teaching in a UK university context and for driving innovation in teaching and learning.

The successful candidate should be able to lead and contribute to teaching on our MSc and undergraduate programmes, and will have substantial experience of developing and leading executive education, short courses or other educational partnerships. The area of teaching expertise is open, but could appropriately include entrepreneurship, marketing, financial management, operations management, responsible business, international business management, employment and skills, leadership and management development, coaching and/or professional development.

About the School of Business and Management

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 politics.

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. The starting salary will be off scale.

How to apply

Your application should include a focused CV of no more than fifteen pages, to include evidence of teaching quality (for example recent evaluations and teaching awards or other recognition), and evidence of impactful leadership in external engagement activities.

As part of the selection process you will be asked to give a presentation to members of the School. This will cover your experience of growing and utilising networks of contacts with businesses or other partner organisations, and your ideas for growing executive education or professional development within SBM.

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. 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 Professor Mike Noon, Dean of the School of Business and Management at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 11 May 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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